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 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-Six – On Manga And Amaz!ng-ness – Interview With Jack Scanlan And Sara Mayhew

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tokenskeptic/Token_Skeptic_76_-_On_Manga_And_Amaz21ng-ness__Jack_Scanlan_And_Sara_Mayhew.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:39 — 38.8MB) | EmbedI’m back… and this is a little double-interview (for the price of one!) with two wonderful people: Jack Scanlan of the Young Australian Skeptics/ Naontiotami blog and Sara Mayhew of ‘There Are Four Lights’ blog and ‘Legend of …

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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 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-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 At SkeptiCamp 2011 – The Unseen Dr Oz/Novella Analysis

Here it is! This is a draft analysis that I began working on just a day or so before Sydney SkeptiCamp 2011. Due to uploading issues, it wasn’t shown, but I thought that it still might be of interest. I’ll be looking into seeing if I can do more of …

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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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