Skeptics with a K

Skeptics with a K

Skeptics with a K is the official podcast of the Merseyside Skeptics Society. Each episode features Mike, Marsh and Alice chatting about stuff that interests them, often with a skeptical angle.

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InKredulous

InKredulous

InKredulous is the skeptical, satirical, comedy panel show from the Merseyside Skeptics Society. The smartest, funniest and fastest skeptics around are invited to take part… and decline. So we make do with any old idiot with a copy of Skype.

Produced and presented by Andy Wilson.

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Be Reasonable

Be Reasonable

Be Reasonable is the monthly interview show which talks to people who believe ideas contrary to the mainstream scientific and skeptical worldview. Be Reasonable is about approaching subjects with respect and an open mind, engaging with people of differing viewpoints in an environment where debate is polite and good-natured, yet robust and intellectually rigorous.

Presented by Hayley Stevens and Michael Marshall.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #022 – Jim Humble

This month on Be Reasonable we dip back into the archives for one of the most troubling interviews I’ve ever been involved in.

Back in 2010, reports emerged about a product called Miracle Mineral Solution – a pseudomedical panacea which was touted as a treatment for cancer, AIDS, malaria and Crohn’s disease, yet in actuality was much closer in chemistry to a form of industrial bleach. The founder and main proponent of MMS was Jim Humble, whose name quickly began to appear in the press, and who turned down interviews with the BBC and with the Guardian. He did, however, agree to speak to Hayley and me for our old podcast, Righteous Indignation.

It’s an interview that affected me greatly, and one I think about regularly, which is why I’d like to present it now, for the first time, in its unbroken entirety.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #132

Nicotine, marmalade, Monopoly and Grand Theft Auto. Plus the Bread Man, skeptical books and the Gateway Hypothesis. Feeding cocaine to mice, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #021 – Alan Sanderson

This month, Marsh speaks with Dr Alan Sanderson. As well as being the former president of the Spirit Release Foundation, Alan is a psychiatrist who treats psychiatric disorders by removing the inhabiting spirits of the deceased from his patients. His website can be found at www.alansanderson.co.uk.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #131

Short legs, the power of prayer, cooking eggs and Coca-Cola Life. Plus amicable relationships, hanging around in graveyards, gullibility and omniscience.  Subjectively true for you, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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InKredulous: Episode #029

Episode 29 of our satirical comedy podcast. This was great fun to record and we should warn you it’s a little more x-rated than usual.

Your host is Andy Wilson (@InKredulosi) of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and director and co-organiser of QED conference. Appearing this time are:

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #130

Wikipedia, Proton Beam Therapy and Skeptics in the Pub.  Plus science outreach, travelling light and talking to people you disagree with. Flying by the seat of our pants, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #020 – Christopher Doyle

Joining Marsh this month is Christopher Doyle, director of the International Healing Foundation – a group which controversially aims to offer their help to people suffering from unwanted same-sex attraction.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #129

Statins, funding homeopathy, placebo effects, and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Plus badger, bat, colon, albatross, and anaphylactic lung. Scheduled bi-monthly (ish) it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #128

Spanish flu, visiting psychics, and flying to London. Plus children packing shopping, Miss Piggy, cholera toxin and the ravages of time. Getting out of chair 11% faster, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #127

A special feature-length episode, celebrating five years of podcasting! Featuring food allergies, homeopathy, secret alien bases and juiced kale. Plus drug cocktails, confused wasps and a special mystery guest presenter.

With almost no self-indulgent and self-congratulatory back-slapping, it’s still Skeptics with a K.

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