Urban Legendary Three

http://traffic.libsyn.com/urbanlegendary/3_-_Urban_Legendary.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:21 — 41.6MB) | EmbedThe Third Urban Legendary Show!  Alerts for vaccine-preventable diseases are sadly still with us – and you might consider checking your immunisation status and that of your children, when you hear of outbreaks in the news. In Australia, there’s …

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Episode Eighty-Five – On Something Fierce – Interview With Marian Call

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_85_-_On_Something_Fierce_-_Interview_With_Marian_Call.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:11 — 32.3MB) | Embed“The music is a little silly but mostly very sincere and honest, mostly acoustic, occasionally symphonic, eclectic, rhythmic and warm with a side of whimsy.” Singer-songwriter Marian Call has just finished her “49>50 Tour”, which went all around …

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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-One – On These Are The Ways The World Will End – Dragon*Con Panel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_81_-_On_These_Are_The_Ways_The_World_Will_End.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:37 — 23.6MB) | EmbedFrom a global pandemic to the Hadron super-collider… have some fun as our panel rips into the latest world-enders and answers your questions about why we are probably safe (for now). With many, many, MANY thanks to the …

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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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Episode Seventy-Seven – On The Skeptic’s Dictionary For Kids – Interview With Robert Todd Carroll

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_77_-_On_The_Skeptics_Dictionary_For_Kids.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:38 — 51.7MB) | Embed Apologies for the delay due to jetlag, travel and settling in back home before getting back into podcasting again. Here’s an interview about a great new online resource for young skeptics! To help kids to grow into intelligent, …

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Episode Seventy – On Hoaxing The Hoaxers – Dr Karen Stollznow, Matthew Baxter And Bryan Bonner

Mp3 audio download here! Also available via iTunes. This year at SkeptiCamp Colorado, a unique presentation was made by a unique group of skeptical people. What follows is a funny, fascinating, horrifying and ultimately awesome not-so-ghost story – you have been warned. Dr Karen Stollznow is an academic, author, investigator of the skeptical …

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Episode Sixty-Nine – On Miracle Detectives – Interview With Dr Indre Viskontas

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_69_-_On_Miracle_Detectives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (34.6MB) | EmbedDownload the mp3 here – also available via iTunes. With many thanks to Sharon Hill of SheThought – an interview with Dr Indre Viskontas! Dr. Viskontas holds a PhD from UCLA in cognitive neuroscience, focusing her studies on how memories and other …

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