Skeptics with a K: Episode #291


Advertising arbitrage, hypnotic video games, Christmas movies, and content marketing. Plus duvet monsters, the Men in Black, and CGI babies. Solving it at the script stage, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Send your questions for our Christmas episode to podcast@merseysideskeptics.org.uk.

Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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  1. #1 by Elin on December 10, 2020 - 14:29

    Thank you for still having downloadable mp3-files! There are podcasts I’ve had to stop listening to because they only offer streaming. /old-fashioned listener without smart phone who uses mp3-player

    PS And thanks for a great podcast, too. <3

  2. #2 by Mister Sandwich on December 15, 2020 - 09:18

    I’m still slightly bemused by Mike failing to recognise Gremlins as a Christmas film. Surely the Darlene Love song at the beginning is a bit of a clue.

  3. #3 by Jerry on January 7, 2021 - 15:14

    I’d argue that pinball machines had high scores and limited lives before video games. When pinball machines went digital, you could enter your name for the high score using the flippers, and of course, you could get extra lives with the amazingly exciting “Extra Ball”.

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