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 #217

Hershey’s Kisses, prostate cancer, facilitated communication, and e-cigarettes. Plus nicotine nitrosamines, High Tea, Reece’s Pieces, and Cat Deeley. What’s safer than burning leaves? It’s Skeptics with a K.

If you’re interested in the charts Alice discussed on the show, we have links to the breast cancer mortality trends in women, breast cancer mortality by age in women, prostate cancer mortality trends, and prostate cancer mortality by age. You can also find the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer on the NHS website.

 

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Be Reasonable: Episode #048 – Ed Turner

Ed Turner is a Liverpool-based solicitor and former attendee of Merseyside Skeptics Society Events. In this interview, he talks to Marsh about Campus Craziness, the Regressive Left, Social Justice Warriors, Neo Marxism and the censorship of free speech.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #216

Driving to Cornwall, marching through London, charging phones, and testing blood. Plus picturesque windows, false positives, microprocessors, and skeptical songs.

If you want to support Britt Hermes in her legal battle, visit skeptics.com.au/britthermes.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #215

Parole hearings, NHS homeopathy, making tea, and the Murder Bus. Plus The Last Jedi spoilers, indeterminate sentences, and procedures of limited clinical effectiveness. Milking the space cow, it’s Skeptics with a K.

If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion on sex offenders, skip to 42:15.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #214

In this special bonus episode of Skeptics with a K, Mike talks about acupuncture, Alice scoffs at five hundred people, and Marsh tries not to throw a baby out of the window. We hope you have a great Christmas break, and we’ll see you in 2018.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #213

Flat Earthers, fluorescing aluminium, water magnets, and silicon water. Plus thought experiments, tempura brain, phoning space, and Patreon. Without a crackle on the line, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #212

Hepatocellular Carcinoma, thieving baby macaques, aristolochic acid, and traditional healing. Plus Justice League, science communication, aloe vera, and trainers. Listening to David Bowie drinking beer, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #211

Artificial sweeteners, risk of dementia, and more from Chiropractors. Plus Thor 3, online calendars, excitable dogs, and avoiding exercise. With 95% confidence, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #210

Cell line contamination, coffee Smarties, confirmation bias, and the Southampton Six.  Plus fire alarms, SH-SY5Y cells, cat woo, and hurling Caramacs.  Growing like stink, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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InKredulous: Episode #044—Live from QED 2017

Episode 44 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast. This episode was recorded live at QED 2017.  Your host is Andy Wilson (@InKredulosi) of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and co-organiser of QED conference.

Appearing this time are:

  • Iszi Lawrence – Host of Z List Dead List, the British Museum Membercast, stand up comedian and many other things (@iszi_lawrence)
  • Dean Burnett – Neuroscientist, author of The Idiot Brain and the Brainflapping column for the Guardian newspaper. Dean also tutors and lectures at Cardiff University.  (@garwboy)
  • Dave Alnwick – Magician, Mind Wizard, Cult Leader and Master of Ceremonies for QED 2017. He’s touring now; go see his show! (@davealnwick)
  • Marsh – The ever-present 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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