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 #238

Tearing apples, parole hearings, social media, and judicial reviews. Plus brightening lamps, magic soap, laddered tights, and conspiracy theories. With a big announcement, it’s Skeptics with a K.

If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion about sex offenders, it runs from 0:45:00 to 1:08:10.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #237

Doctor Who, socialised empathy, an overstuffed walrus, and extreme male brains. Plus indulgent milkshakes, Body Worlds, six hundred thousand babies, and the Living Dead at Manchester Morgue. Excited by cars, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #236

Fur envy oil, the Goop medical bag, Vitamin A, and what happened in Australia. Plus Kangaroos, Finnish coasters, and perfume flavoured sweets. Avoiding polar bear liver, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #056 – Martin Liedtke

This month, Marsh is joined by Martin Liedtke from Flat Earth British, to talk conspiracy theories, symbolism and the truth of the Flat Earth.

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InKredulous: Episode #045

Episode 45 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast. This episode was recorded live at QED 2018.  Your host is Andy Wilson (@InKredulosi) of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and co-organiser of QED conference.

Appearing are:

  • Ariane Sherine – Journalist, comedy writer and musical comedian Ariane is also well known for her role in the Atheist Bus Campaign.  (@ArianeSherine)
  • Heath Enwright – Veteran podcaster known for Scathing Atheist, God Awful Movies, Skepticrat and Citation Needed. (@heathenwright)
  • Tom Curry – Long time co-host of Cognitive Dissonance and Citation Needed.  (@dissonance_pod)
  • Marsh – 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)

As ever, thanks for listening and for all the lovely comments. Support the MSS, our work and all of our podcasts by making a monthly contribution via Patreon.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #235

Back pain, blue pills, brain structures, and Blackpool. Plus diving helmets, p-hacking, oversold results, and Doctor Who’s aspect ratio. Speaking via satellite, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #234

Depressed vaginas, space cars, vestibules, and forest ghosts.  Plus pickled beetroot, sex therapists, Investment Banking, and vulvodynia. Photographed from the waist down, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #233

In this special episode of Skeptics with a K, Marsh and Alice talk about Good Thinking Society’s in-depth new research into crowd-funded cancer treatments, recently published in the British Medical Journal.  And Mike talks about going to the cat cafe.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #232

Zapping cancer, 3000 gallstones, CAR T-cell therapy, and Get Carter. Plus parasites, immunotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, and the resonant frequency of dead flukes. Showing some promise, it’s Skeptics with a K.

If you want to volunteer to help at QED, visit qedcon.org/volunteers.
To give your nomination for the Skeptic Magazine ‘Ockham’ awards, visit skeptic.org.uk/the-ockham-awards

Join in with Marsh’s zapper guessing game with the image below:

Four electronic Zapper machines

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Be Reasonable: Episode #055 – Darren Nesbitt

Joining Marsh for this episode is musician and Flat Earth proponent, Darren Nesbitt.

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