Episode Eighty-Two – On Forty Days Of Treats – Interview With Liz Lutgendorff

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_82-_On_Forty_Days_Of_Treats_-_Interview_With_Liz_Lutgendorff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:06 — 9.2MB) | Embed“We need to show support in some way, but also not directly confront these people, because a lot of the time it’s just completely pointless. Combative is not the way we wanted to go about this. We thought …

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Episode Eighty – On Paranormal Belief In Queensland – The Truth Told By Dr Martin Bridgstock

Recorded at the New Zealand Skeptic Convention in Christchurch, 27th August 2011. QEDCon! More information available at http://qedcon.org. Until recently, Queensland was regarded as the hillbilly state of Australia. It was dominated by fundamentalism and flirted with bogus cancer cures and creation science. After determined action by skeptics, and some …

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Episode Seventy-Nine – On Project Barnum – Interview With Hayley Stevens

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_79_-_On_The_Barnum_Project_-_Interview_With_Hayley_Stevens.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:33 — 47.5MB) | Embed This week features an interview with Hayley Stevens. Project Barnum was born after news broke in September 2011 that self-proclaimed psychic, Sally Morgan, had been accused by audience members at one of her shows of being fed information. …

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Episode Seventy-Eight – On Being A Noisy Astronomer – Interview With Nicole Gugliucci

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_78_-_On_Being_A_Noisy_Astronomer_-_Interview_With_Nicole_Gugliucci.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:47 — 9.3MB) | EmbedAs featured on the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast! Donate audio and funding to this award-winning podcast by heading to their official site, at http://365daysofastronomy.org. During my fourth year working at Dragon*Con, I celebrated my first visit to …

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Dragon*Con 2011 – These Are The Ways The World Will End Panel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/DragonCon_2011_These_Are_The_Ways_The_World_Will_End.m4vPodcast: Play in new window | Download (219.6MB) | EmbedSecond vodcast from Dragon*Con 2011. In order, from left to right, it’s Scott Sigler, Dr Pamela Gay, Dr John Cmar, Dr Phil Plait, Dr Ali Khan, Taylor Proctor and I don’t know who the moderator is (sorry!). Features George Hrab introducing the …

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Star Party Atlanta 2011

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Star_Party_Lectures_2011.m4vPodcast: Play in new window | Download (303.5MB) | Embed This is a vodcast episode! Features some parts of the lectures delivered by Dr Phil Plait and Dr Pamela Gay, presenting at the Star Party prior to Dragon*Con this year.

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Token Skeptic In New Zealand – And What’s Next At Dragon*Con!

Just a quick update about ‘What’s going on?’ Thanks to dodgy internet access and being far too busy just before my travels, I’ve yet to sort out the little hiatus in the Token Skeptic show with episode #77 (do note – the interview with Sara Mayhew and Jack Scanlan, Episode #76, …

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