Token Skeptic Lecture At UWA And Critical Thinking And Philosophy In Schools Conference

I recently got back from some fantastic lectures in Melbourne earlier this month – at RMIT, Melbourne University, Monash University and for the newly-launched Melbourne Skeptics and Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics Skeptics in the Pub with Warren Bonett of Embiggen Bookstore (which will soon open in Melbourne). Now I’m doing …

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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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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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Results Of Token Skeptic Survey – Thanks For Your Feedback

Episode Sixty-Four is unfortunately delayed until my internet issues are fixed. It’s a lengthy episode, so everyone who enjoys taking a particularly long walk or has somewhere of a decent distance to drive should enjoy the extra content… when it arrives. 🙁 Those who like to have forewarning about how …

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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 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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Episode Fifty-Seven – On Miracle Cures And Changes To The ASA In The UK – Interview With Rhys Morgan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_57_-_On_Miracle_Cures_And_Changes_To_The_ASA_In_The_UK.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (22.9MB) | EmbedDirect mp3 download of Episode Fifty-Seven here! During my time at QEDCon, many people were talking about the changes that were pending with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). During an interview I conducted with Alan Henness of the Nightingale Collaboration (which …

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#QEDCon – Short Video Of Token Skeptic Adventures

The full version is available via iTunes or on RSS through Libsyn on the Token Skeptic podcast (as per previous post!) Many thanks again to QEDCon, the Greater Manchester and Mersyside Skeptics! Featured briefly in this film and with many, many thanks — the fantastic backstage crew of QEDCon (including …

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