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-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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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-Three – On Reaching Out Reasonably At QEDCon

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_63_-_On_Reaching_Out_Reasonably_At_QEDCon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (65.3MB) | EmbedDownload mp3 of Episode #63 – On Reaching Out Reasonably here! Last week to give feedback via the Token Skeptic survey – merchandise from the podcast coming soon (!!!) and check me out being interviewed for the Skeptical Experience Radio Show …

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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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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-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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Episodes Forty-Nine And Fifty – On Mathematical Modelling Pitfalls And More

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB)Direct link to Episode #49 (Mp3) – On Naming Skeptical Children, 10:23 Australia And Token Skeptic In The UK. Direct link to Episode #50 (Mp3) – On Mathematical Modeling Pitfalls – Barbara Drescher And Jennifer Ouellete. Two episodes for the time of one! …

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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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