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.

Produced by Mike Hall, presented by Mike Hall, Michael Marshall and Alice Howarth.

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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.

Produced and presented by Michael Marshall.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #307

This week, Alice talks about the conspiracy theory which says viruses don’t exist, and Marsh looks at the hilarious product gaffes which seem to cluster around the Dorset area. Meanwhile, Mike accidentally takes up gardening. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #306

Mike, Marsh, and Alice are joined by returning guest Emma to talk about the furore surrounding the Parole Board’s recommendation to release Colin Pitchfork. Meanwhile, Mike looks at a research paper into the morality of autistic people. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

Note: Emma’s segment in this episode includes references to indecent exposure, murder, and rape.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #305

Marsh presents part three of his investigation into the White Rose, and their links to anti-semitism, holocaust denial, and white supremacy. Meanwhile, Alice looks at claims that the World Health Organisation is proposing a ban on women drinking. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

Note: This episode contains frank descriptions of racial discrimination and abuse.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #071 – Nia True

Marsh is joined by tarot reader Nia True, from Compass Tarot.

In this episode, we talk through what tarot cards can and can’t do, the ethics of giving readings for strangers, and how Nia uses tarot cards to process her own experiences.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #304

Marsh presents part two of his three-part investigation into the White Rose. Meanwhile, Mike talks about the social effects of naming the COVID-19 variants and looks at whether SARS-CoV-2 may have leaked from a lab. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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InKredulous – Episode #051

Episode 51 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast. Your host is Andy Wilson (@InKredulosi) of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and co-organiser of QED conference.

Appearing are:

  • Kat Ford – PHD student and member of The Merseyside Skeptics Society (@KatLikesJam)
  • Michael Marshall – The Ockham-winning Marsh of the Good Thinking Society, Merseyside Skeptics Society, co-host of Skeptics with a K and co-organiser for QED (@MrMMarsh)
  • David Alnwick – David Alnwick is a writer and magician with a passion for using magic to tell scary stories. A previous headliner and host of QED, David has had fifteen sell-out Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows and has completed several UK theatre tours.
    (@davealnwick)
  • Bryce Blankenagel – Researcher and host of the Naked Mormonism podcast and panellist at QED Conference 2018 (@NakedMormonism).

As ever, thanks for listening and for all the lovely comments.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #303

This week Marsh talks about the anti-vaccine and conspiracy misinformation group The White Rose, and Alice tackles the P-shot, which purports to treat erectile dysfunction and increase sexual stamina. Meanwhile, Mike goes to the doctor with his legs. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #070 – Cynthia Sue Larson

Marsh is joined by Cynthia Sue Larson, president of the International Mandela Effect Conference, founder of RealityShifters and author of books including Quantum Jumps, Reality Shifts, and High Energy Money

In this episode, we explore why people believe everyday details about our world differ from the version in our memories, and what this means for our ability to perceive reality.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #302

This episode, Alice talks about the controversy Orgasmic Meditation, its advocates at OneTaste, and their ongoing trouble with the FBI. Meanwhile, Mike reflects on autism and reframing past events after receiving a diagnosis.

Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #301

This week, Marsh gives an update on London mayoral candidate Brian Rose, while Mike talks about vampires stealing from blood banks, a cursed mansion, and Jonathan Frakes. Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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