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October 2010

A Skeptical Chat With…Jack Scanlan of ‘Homologous Legs’

This is a blog series where I interview writers, bloggers, podcasters, etc. about topics relevant to science, skepticism, and critical thinking. Today I speak with Jack Scanlan about his website called Homologous Legs, his podcast “The PseudoScientists” and he answers my questions regarding his interest in Evolution, rebutting Intelligent Design articles, and skepticism. Hello and thank you […]

Vaccine Hearing – Streaming 3:30pm 10/28

I received an e-mail from Mary Tocco, who runs MOM Vaccine (“Michigan Opposing Mandatory Vaccines”) announcing that there will be a hearing regarding the H1N1 and Gardasil vaccines today.

Group takes a friendlier approach to skepticism

Travis Roy of Granite State Skeptics had a nice article written about him and his organization in the Nashua Telegraph. It centers around the group and their philosophy of “Don’t be a Dick”, of which I’m sure Phil Plait isn’t tired AT ALL of hearing that term…

America’s True History of Religious Tolerance

The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring—and completely false when compared with the historical record.

A Skeptical Chat With…Dan Moutal of ‘Irregular Climate’

This is a blog series where I interview writers, bloggers, podcasters, etc. about topics relevant to science, skepticism, and critical thinking. Today I speak with Dan Moutal about his website and podcast www.IrregularClimate.com, and he answers my questions regarding his approach to providing information on global warming. Hello and thank you for taking the time to […]

RDF sues Josh Timonen for Embezzlement

According to Courthouse News Service, Richard Dawkins, founder of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science  and the author of The Selfish Gene (my personal favourite) and a multitude of other books, is suing his aide for embezzlement.  Josh Timonen, to whom the book “The Greatest Show on Earth” is dedicated, is alleged to […]

Carpe Carpem: Episode Two of the Drunken Skeptics Podcast

The second episode of The Drunken Skeptics podcast is here! In this episode, we talk to veteran journalist Jack Lessenberry. We also talk to Dr. Gerald Smith about the potential fallacy of the Asian Carp issue.

Episode 2 Preview!

Episode 2 of The Drunken Skeptics podcast is almost ready! Here is a little teaser of what’s coming up.

A Skeptical Chat With…The Healthy Fellow

This is a blog series where I interview writers, bloggers, podcasters, etc. about topics relevant to science, skepticism, and critical thinking. Today I speak with JP Fanton about his website www.HealthyFellow.com and he answers my questions regarding his approach to providing information on natural health and holistic remedies. Hello and thank you for taking the […]

Skeptic Events For This Week in Michigan

There are many things to do in Michigan that is skeptically related this week. Click to find out about all of them.