Episode Two Hundred And Nineteen – On The Art Of Reading

We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored? In The Art of Reading, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit through a rich sample of literature: from Virginia Woolf’s diaries to Batman …

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Urban Legendary Eighteen

The Eighteenth Urban Legendary Show! Remember, if you’d like to support the show (and get behind-the-scenes content and rewards – check out the Patreon site at patreon.com/kyliesturgess. For as little as $1, you can help with the hosting and producing of the show – and my immense gratitude for your …

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Episode Two Hundred And Eighteen – On The Quest For Wonder

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_218_-_On_The_Quest_For_Wonder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:15 — 10.3MB) | EmbedTrunkman Productions and The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome in association with the Science Museum are proud to announce a brand new six-part episode mini series, The Quest For Wonder starring Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince and …

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Urban Legendary Seventeen

The Seventeenth Urban Legendary Show! Remember, if you’d like to support the show (and get behind-the-scenes content and rewards – check out the Patreon site at patreon.com/kyliesturgess. For as little as $1, you can help with the hosting and producing of the show – and my immense gratitude for your support. …

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Episode Two Hundred And Seventeen – On The Idiot Brain And The Elegant Universe

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_217_-_On_The_Idiot_Brain_And_The_Elegant_Universe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:49 — 36.8MB) | EmbedWelcome to Episode #217 of the Token Skeptic podcast! Dr Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist working as a tutor and lecturer based at Cardiff University’s Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences. His Guardian Science blog, ‘Brain Flapping’, …

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Episode Two Hundred And Sixteen – On Health Supplements, Online Fraud And Bandicoots!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_216_-_On_Health_Supplements_Online_Fraud_And_Bandicoots.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:19 — 26.7MB) | EmbedWelcome to episode #216 of the Token Skeptic podcast! New data from national organ donation registries has revealed at least 6 people needed organ transplants after becoming sick from health supplements. Questions about the regulation of such supplements have …

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Urban Legendary 16

http://traffic.libsyn.com/urbanlegendary/Urban_Legendary_16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:32 — 25.8MB) | EmbedThe Sixteenth Urban Legendary Show! Remember, if you’d like to support the show (and get behind-the-scenes content and rewards – check out the Patreon site at patreon.com/kyliesturgess. For as little as $1, you can help with the hosting and …

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Token Skeptic Special Episode – 2016 Perth Writers Festival

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_Special_Episode_PWF16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:07 — 73.4MB) | EmbedIt’s all happening in town at the moment – the 2016 Perth Writers Festival! It’s a yearly celebration of writing, literature, non-fiction and the authors and ideas behind the covers of a massive range of genres. Here’s a round-up …

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Episode Two Hundred And Fifteen – On The ConspiraSea Cruise – Interview With Colin McRoberts

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_215_-_On_The_ConspiraSea_Cruise_-_Interview_With_Colin_McRoberts.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:05 — 42.7MB) | EmbedEpisode #215 of the Token Skeptic goes out to sea – and back again! It’s an experience that may not appeal to everyone – a seven-day cruise at sea, aiming to “take back power from corrupt and greedy institutions, …

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Episode Two Hundred And Fourteen – On CSIRO Cuts, 40 Days Of Love, And Magic At Perth’s FringeWorld

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_214_-_On_CSIRO_Cuts_40_Days_Of_Love_And_Magic_At_Perths_FringeWorld.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:09 — 29.9MB) | EmbedWelcome to episode #214 of the Token Skeptic podcast! ***** Leading scientists protested during a national conference this week to appeal against job cuts at the government’s agency for scientific research in Australia, the CSIRO. The cuts, that will remove about 110 …

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