Skeptics with a K: Episode #224


In the last of our three epic specials, Marsh and Alice talk about the Cosmic Egg, a model of the universe presented at the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham.

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  1. #1 by Muz on May 17, 2018 - 17:30

    I was a bit dozy listening to the recounting of this marathon lecture and kept hearing it in a wise Chinese stereotype voice and wondering when it’d get to the part when the egg hatches and the nature of monkey was irrepressible!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiqkwPJTJko

  2. #2 by jeff on May 17, 2018 - 22:04

    The pencil museum always reminds me of the Sightseers movie.
    Mint Me!

  3. #3 by Gold (@BPOverlords) on May 18, 2018 - 10:42

    Of all the episodes so far, *this* one needed show notes linking to the crazy. 🙂

  4. #4 by Jesse on May 18, 2018 - 19:46

    In case anyone hasn’t seen the article Marsh wrote, and wants to see the Cosmic Egg model, it’s all here: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2018/05/why-we-should-listen-to-flat-earth-believers-even-though-theyre-completely-wrong/

  5. #5 by Cappy Charlie on May 18, 2018 - 22:12

    I hope the pencil museum still include a branded pencil as part of their admission fee. For some reason the phrase “a womb with a woo” popped in to my head whilst listening. Well done to all involved for a fantastic hat trick of episodes.

  6. #6 by Sophiekhara on May 21, 2018 - 11:04

    PLEASE tell me there is an image of this crazy egg diorama somewhere?!!?

  7. #7 by James on May 22, 2018 - 07:08

    But there cant be a mountain at the north pole. There is no land at the north pole. it’s all just sea ice.

  8. #8 by Marcus on June 1, 2018 - 09:23

    What a marathon of bunk…I think my brain snapped sometime during your description of the ‘cosmic egg’… after that I was curiously fine with the whole ‘Polarian’ origin to our .. whatever… thing. Seriously funny and comedicly tragic…. Well done for not only sitting through this but also for trying to describe it …

  9. #9 by Mike.K. on June 11, 2018 - 05:07

    I know I’m a bit late, but…
    I’m 30 minutes in. In the cosmic egg talk, the fourfold time part is from Time Cube.

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