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With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.

With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.
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With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.

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English


Episodes

Confirmation Bias with Kevin from TWIN

10/19/2018
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Sorry this isn't as early as I wanted it to be. Life has been crazy In this episode of The Skeptic Studio Cory, Angela, Lisa, Sarah, and the amazing Dave talked to Kevin from This Week In News and This Week In History with Kevin and Benedict. The topics ranged from silly to serious and back again. Some links for Kevin's content http://kevinandbenedict.com/ https://www.facebook.com/kevinandbenedict/ https://twitter.com/kevandbenedict Kevin sent a link for one of the things we talked...

Duration:01:12:53

Grievance Studies with HJ Hornbeck

10/15/2018
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In this episode of The Skeptic Studio, Cory talked to HJ Hornbeck who has done quite a bit of writing for his blog on the recent attempted hoax by Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, and Helen Pluckrose. We go through some of the reasons it didn't quite prove as much as they think it did. Here are some...

Duration:01:05:29

Orgasmyths and Monsters

10/12/2018
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In this installment of the Shift To Reason Radio, Cory, Lisa, Sarah, Dan, and the always amazing Dave talk about religious people who see monsters and are fooled by doctored photos, the impact of crowdfunding on quack cancer cures, myths about hysteria treatments, and the chicken pox vaccine being important. There's also the new Crackpot Audio segment. Here are the links Crackpot Audio Paul Joseph Watson (right wing crackpot) defends musician Michale Graves from those evil leftists who...

Duration:01:27:38

Not Quite Coffee with Stephanie Zvan

10/10/2018
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In the first episode of Skeptic Voices in a long time I talked to Stephanie Zvan a couple days after her birthday. We talked about Secular Women Work, organizing conferences, and politics. You can follow Stephanie on Twitter and on her blog https://the-orbit.net/almostdiamonds/ https://twitter.com/szvan For anything else you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net You can follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at facebook.com/brainstormpodcast, or join...

Duration:01:01:46

Pissing People Off with Dusty Smith

10/8/2018
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In this episode of The Skeptic Studio; Cory, Lisa, Dan, Sarah, and the always amazing Dave talk to the one and only Dusty Smith about how he became an atheist, how he became interested in creating videos, and why nobody should be sending unsolicited dick pics. Here are some links https://www.youtube.com/user/CultOfDusty http://www.cultofdusty.com/ https://www.facebook.com/cultofdusty https://www.instagram.com/cultofdusty/ For anything else you can contact us at...

Duration:01:16:05

Of Course We Talked About Brett Kavanaugh

10/5/2018
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The next couple episodes are going to be a little out of our normal order because this Kavanaugh episode is much more poignant if we have it out first. You can expect he Dusty Smith interview to be out soon and the next Shift To Reason Radio to be out after that. In this one Cory, Lisa, Sarah, Dan, and the amazing Dave talk about the hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a justice on the Supreme Court of the United States and the very troubling way that these hearings were carried out and...

Duration:00:57:13

Selling Bulls**t

10/1/2018
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In this episode of the Shift To Reason Radio Cory, Rene, guest host Rob, and the so amazing he can be on the panel while also doing the sound work Dave talk about some harm caused by religion, some good news finally coming from GOOP, probiotic yogurt not doing what people think it does, and a study that connects pot with schizophrenia. Here are some links Religious Nuttery Rob’s Story -...

Duration:00:52:44

Sports, Politics, and Society

9/28/2018
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In this episode of The Rectable, Cory, Rene, guest host Rob, and the always amazing Dave talk about the recent issues surrounding sports celebrities and their impact on society. Here are some related...

Duration:00:47:53

The Earthbound Parent with Richard A Conn Jr.

9/24/2018
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In this installment of The Skeptic Studio Cory, Rene, the doubly amazing Dave, and guest co-host Rob Ray of the Original Motto Project interview Richard A Conn Jr. who is the author of the book The Earthbound Parent (How and Why To Raise Your Little Angels Without Religion) Here are some links for Richard and his content https://www.facebook.com/TheEarthboundParent/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf8hvm3AjUcuzzuTUXpOIjQ https://amzn.to/2oUK8BJ http://www.eurasiadvisors.com/ Here...

Duration:01:25:25

How Is Anyone Still Catholic?

9/21/2018
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Sorry about how late these are but here's the Shift to Reason Radio segment from the August 31st recording. Cory, Lisa, Leo, and Rene talk about the grand jury report on the Catholic church in Pennsylvania, GOOP coming to Canada, blue light's effects on the eyes, and race and DNA. Religious Nuttery Cory’s Story -...

Duration:00:59:44

Speaking Ill of the Dead

9/18/2018
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John McCain died and everyone was talking about it, and him for nearly a week (which may as well be a year in the attention span of modern society). In this Rectable session the crew figured they'd hash it out and see where they all stood. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_positions_of_John_McCain For anything else you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at facebook.com/brainstormpodcast, or join our...

Duration:00:32:42

The End of Privacy with BJ Mendelson

9/10/2018
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In this episode of the Brainstorm Podcast Skeptic Studio Cory, Lisa, Leo, Rene, and Destin talk to BJ Mendelson. BJ is the author of Social Media is Bullshit and The End of Privacy. We talked to him about social media, politics, and a bunch of other stuff. Here are some links https://bjmendelson.com https://twitter.com/BJMendelson Get your copy of the End of Privacy https://amzn.to/2ocB4rH For anything else you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter...

Duration:01:25:11

The Podcast Community Loves Marissa McCool

9/2/2018
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This is a special crossover episode put together by a ton of people in the atheist and skeptic podcast community to show love and support for Marissa Alexa Lennex-McCool. Here are some links to help support Rissy financially while she is recovering from her surgery as well as some links to find content that she has created. https://www.patreon.com/IncitingIncidentPodcast...

Duration:00:45:48

Interviewing the Atheist Community with Zach Law

8/25/2018
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Better late than never, here's the newest(and last) episode from the Brainstorm summer interview series. In this one I talked to Zach Law from the Zachrilegecast. It was a good chat and I had a lot of fun talking to him about podcasting, interviewing, and life. Here are some links for his stuff https://www.facebook.com/zachrilegecast/ https://bit.ly/1yDoOAf https://zachrilege.podbean.com/ https://twitter.com/zachrilege https://www.patreon.com/zachrilege As for the rest you can contact...

Duration:00:50:10

A Primer On Socialism with Jason Noblet

8/10/2018
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In this episode Cory talked to Jason Noblet about that dirty word, socialism. It was informative and interesting to learn some things that I didn't really have parsed out on my own. Then I finally get around to doing some feedback from the past few weeks. I hope you all enjoy the interview. Some links https://www.facebook.com/Dictatorship-Of-The-Swoletariat-371793039976753/ https://twitter.com/MarxistSoccer Some...

Duration:01:33:18

Progressive Skepticism with Chrisiousity

7/31/2018
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In this episode Cory talks to Youtuber, Chrisiousity about her channel, some of the subjects she's covered in her videos, the atheist movement, and bringing progressive ideals to skepticism. Here are some links for her stuff https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn1bhOC69Z4TplynafVv7ng https://twitter.com/chrisiousity https://www.facebook.com/Chrisiousity-113922822344711/ https://www.patreon.com/chrisiousity As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on...

Duration:01:06:00

Women V Religion with Karen Garst

7/24/2018
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This is the 3rd in the summer series of Skeptic Studio interviews. In this one Cory talks with Karen Garst author of Women Beyond Belief about her new book Women V Belief. They also touch on Mythcon, a friend leaving the atheist movement, and local politics. Here are some links https://faithlessfeminist.com/ https://www.facebook.com/faithlessfeminist/ Karen's video on Goddesses https://youtu.be/DclnBR8Msqw https://amzn.to/2Ni8hfU As for the rest you can contact us at...

Duration:01:09:27

Objective Morality with Aaron Rabi

7/17/2018
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In the second of our summer interview series Cory talked to Aaron Rabi from Embrace the Void and Philosophers In Space. They talked about morality, empathy, free will, and the value of philosophy. As always it was a great conversation and Aaron was great to talk these subjects out with. Here are some...

Duration:01:13:51

Conspiracies Declassified with Brian Dunning

7/10/2018
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This is the first in the series of interviews that will be coming out over the course of the summer. In this one Cory talked to Brian Dunning, host of Skeptoid about his upcoming documentary and his new book. Here are a few links for fun and information https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4401 https://principlesofcuriosity.com/ https://sciencefriction.tv/ https://skeptoid.com/ https://amzn.to/2tPiNTG As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter...

Duration:00:40:51

Lots Of Norwegian Wood

7/3/2018
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In this one Cory, Angela, Lisa, Destin, and the amazing Dave talk about IQ, life span, god's appearance, and perpetual motion machines. Some links Science Cory’s Story-...

Duration:00:57:16