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-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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Episode Sixty-One – On Paranormality – Interview With Dr Richard Wiseman

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_61_-_On_Paranormality_-_Interview_With_Richard_Wiseman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (22.2MB) | Embed Download the mp3 audio file here! Dr Richard Wiseman is the UK’s most popular psychologist, with books topping the bestseller charts, over 10 million views on his YouTube channel and more than 60,000 followers on Twitter. A former professional magician, …

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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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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-Four – On Power Balance – Interview with Simon Brice and Brett Jarosz

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (13.0MB)Direct download of Mp3 here. This is an additional, short interview for this week – which you can also hear on the Pseudo Scientists podcast, the show of the Young Australian Skeptics! Due to traveling (which I’m about to do in about ten …

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Little Sugar Pills: Why Fall For Homeopathy? Token Skeptic Special Episode

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Little_Sugar_Pills_-_Why_Fall_For_Homeopathy_-_Token_Skeptic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.5MB) | EmbedLittle Sugar Pills – Why Fall For Homeopathy? Direct Download of Mp3 here. There’s a variety of reasons why someone might believe in homeopathy. Homeopathy isn’t as powerful as its supporters claim it is – the power of the human mind …

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Episodes 5 And 9 – Sports Superstitions And On Skepticism And Communication

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_5_-_On_Sports_Superstitions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.6MB) | EmbedHere’s the reworked, remastered episodes that have improved sound – and thanks again to all of my listeners for their patience! For each of these episodes, either download the direct mp3 link featured, or refresh your iTunes/Zune to get the new …

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Episode Forty-Eight – On Scepticisme Scientifique – An Interview With Jean-Michel Abrassart

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_48_-_On_Skepticisme_Scientifique.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (35.6MB) | EmbedThe last episode of the year 2010! Direct mp3 here. This is a pre-recorded interview with Jean-Michel Abrassart, who is the: “National winner 2010′ in the European Podcast Awards (Category France / Personality – a podcast made by an individual – …

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Episodes 2-4 – Examinations, New Year Superstitions, Women And Paranormal Beliefs

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_2_-_On_Examination_Superstitions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (7.9MB) | EmbedHere’s the reworked, remastered episodes that have improved sound – and thanks again to all of my listeners for their patience! For each of these episodes, either download the direct mp3 link featured, or refresh your iTunes/Zune to get the new …

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