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 Sixty-Four – On Tribal Science – Interview With Michael McRae

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_64_-_On_Tribal_Science__Interview_With_Michael_McRae.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (45.9MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 of this episode here! FINALLY! You have no idea how frustrating it can be with internet issues… well, maybe you do know. What’s worse is thinking that people will not like having several podcast episodes hit them in …

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Episode Sixty-Two – On SkeptiCamp Australia And Launceston Skeptics At Body And Soul Festival

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_62_-_On_SkeptiCamp_Australia_And_Skeptics_At_The_Launceston_Body_And_Soul_Festival.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (30.7MB) | EmbedDirect link to mp3 audio of the episode here! A few news items before the show starts – I’m still organising plans to be in Melbourne over the next two months or so, but I’ll post confirmed dates on the Token …

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Episode Sixty – On Token Skepticism – The Best Of (So Far)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_60_-_On_Token_Skepticism_-_Best_Of_So_Far_Episode.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (36.6MB) | EmbedThis is what happens when you try to put as many episodes in before Garage Band crashes. There’s plenty more that I love – like Embiggen Books, the interviews and panels –  do go check them out! If you’re new to …

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AstroFest At Curtin Uni 2011 – Token Skeptic Vodcast

With an estimated 3250 people attending, I was in the crowd on the Saturday 12 March at Curtin Stadium, Curtin University campus in Bentley – for AstroFest 2011! As you can see here, activities, displays and telescopes of all shapes and sizes, with people of all ages and backgrounds switched …

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Episode Fifty-Eight – On Magic And Pieces Of Mind – Interview With Simon Taylor

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_59_-_On_Magic_And_Pieces_Of_Mind_-_Interview_With_Simon_Taylor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (23.3MB) | Embed Direct Link to Mp3 of Episode #58 Here! This is a special early-episode of the Token Skeptic – this weekend I’ll be attending the live concert of Tim Minchin and I’ll also be interviewing my friend Michael McRae on his …

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Token Skeptic And #Ten23 – The Australian Videos

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/10-23_Campaign_At_QED_Con_-_Token_Skeptic_Podcast.m4vPodcast: Play in new window | Download (148.1MB) | EmbedHi all – just a quick note to say that as the Australian coordinator of #ten23, I’ve been so pleased with all the hard work that’s been done and really proud that this country took part! There’s a few vodcast/films now online …

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Episode Fifty-Two – On Thinking Freely In Western Sydney – Interview With Alan Conradi

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_52_-_On_Thinking_Freely_In_Western_Sydney_Alan_Conradi.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (55.9MB) | EmbedDirect download to episode (mp3) here! “My use of the term ‘Freethought’ is an attempt to join the various groups together. It does not come with the negative connotations of the various other labels that have been assigned to such groups …

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Episode Forty-Seven – On A Little Bit Of Douglas Adams With Maynard And Seasons Greetings

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_47_-_On_A_Little_Bit_Of_Douglas_Adams_With_Maynard_And_Seasons_Greetings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (10.7MB) | EmbedDirect link to Mp3 here. Hello to all of you! During what has been a rather difficult December (but honestly, really nothing in comparison to last year), I’ve started thinking about how to do things better for myself and others. I …

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Episode Forty-Six – On The Australian Book Of Atheism – Perth Launch

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_46_-_On_The_Australian_Book_Of_Atheism_-_Perth_Launch.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (39.9MB) | Embed Link to the mp3 of this episode – here! First and foremost and absolutely before anything – thanks to Jane and Beaufort Street Books in Mt Lawley, Warren Bonett and Peter Cartledge.We had a live-Skype crossover Q&A with Warren in …

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