Episode Seventy – On Hoaxing The Hoaxers – Dr Karen Stollznow, Matthew Baxter And Bryan Bonner

Mp3 audio download here! Also available via iTunes. This year at SkeptiCamp Colorado, a unique presentation was made by a unique group of skeptical people. What follows is a funny, fascinating, horrifying and ultimately awesome not-so-ghost story – you have been warned. Dr Karen Stollznow is an academic, author, investigator of the skeptical …

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Episode Sixty-Nine – On Miracle Detectives – Interview With Dr Indre Viskontas

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_69_-_On_Miracle_Detectives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (34.6MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 here – also available via iTunes. With many thanks to Sharon Hill of SheThought – an interview with Dr Indre Viskontas! Dr. Viskontas holds a PhD from UCLA in cognitive neuroscience, focusing her studies on how memories and other …

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Episode Sixty-Eight – On Updates And The Stars Are Her Laboratory

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_68_-_On_Updates_And_The_Stars_Are_Her_Laboratory_-_Belinda_Nicholson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.3MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 here – also available on iTunes! A quick update episode, which includes the sad news of the passing of Derek K. Miller, who is responsible for the theme-song for the Token Skeptic podcast. Derek K. Miller worked as …

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Episode Sixty-Seven – On The Vaccine Times – Interview With Leart Shaka And Julia Sherred

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_-_On_The_Vaccine_Times_-_Interview_Leart_Shaka_and_Julia_Sherred.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (27.1MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 from here – also available on iTunes! This month I was fortunate enough to interview two keen activists for health and community welfare in the face of anti-vaccination – two of the change-makers behind the Vaccine Times: Leart …

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Vale Penmachine – Farewell To Derek K Miller

In memoriam of the creator of the Token Skeptic intro theme. His talent, verve and contributions as a blogger, podcaster, artist and so much more will be greatly missed – from Gawker: A Writer’s Astounding Self-Obituary Ryan Tate — Derek Miller’s public goodbye would properly be called an “auto-obituary,” but …

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Token Skeptic At SkeptiCamp 2011 – The Unseen Dr Oz/Novella Analysis

Here it is! This is a draft analysis that I began working on just a day or so before Sydney SkeptiCamp 2011. Due to uploading issues, it wasn’t shown, but I thought that it still might be of interest. I’ll be looking into seeing if I can do more of …

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Ask The Token Skeptic – Video Response For SkeptiCamp (Buy Their Shirts)

I have an idea. Let’s give it a try. In the comments of this blog-post, suggest a topic for research. Something that I can reasonably answer within ten minutes, and make a short YouTube-style video in order to answer it. I’ll see about zipping it together over the next few …

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Episode Sixty-Six – On SwanCon 2011 – Interview With Sean Williams And SciFi Meets Education

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_66_-_Interview_With_Sean_Williams_And_SciFi_Meets_Education.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.2MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 of Episode #66 here! SwanCon is a science fiction convention held in Perth, Western Australia. It is Australia’s longest running science fiction convention, and probably the longest running in the southern hemisphere. Resources from the EduStream feature at: …

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Token Skeptic Merchandise – Brains, Books, Both!

Numerous Token Skeptic designs available as shirts, mugs, stickers, coasters – you name it, most likely one of the following four sites (with UK, US and Australian distributors) will feature it! Feel free to browse all of these sites and find what suits you. MySoti – Token Skeptic shirt designs. …

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Episode Sixty-Five – On Starsuckers And Taking Liberties – QEDCon Lecture By Chris Atkins

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_65_-_On_Starsuckers_And_Taking_Liberties_-_Chris_Atkins.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (63.0MB) | Embed Download the mp3 of this episode here! With many, many thanks to the organisers of QEDCon – here’s a special episode from a lecture at the convention, that has to be heard to be believed. Chris Atkins is the director …

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