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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

Left At The Valley Visits The Skeptic Studio

4/16/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Angela, Brandon, Rene, and the always amazing Dave talk to the crew from the Left At The Valley podcast. It was a lot of fun with a lot of tangents and jokes along the way. Here are some links https://www.leftatthevalley.com/ http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kandk https://www.spreaker.com/user/leftatthevalley https://www.facebook.com/Left-at-the-Valley-1410191742576771/ As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter...

Duration:01:14:20

Deconversion and Addiction with Josh Richards

4/13/2018
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In this episode Cory talks to Josh Richards of the JRR talking podcast about his deconversion, his struggle with addiction, and some other topics. You can find his stuff at www.jrrtalking.com As for the rest 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 discussion group; The Brainstorm Podcast Discussion Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1562304800464606/ or email...

Duration:00:57:08

Beecupunture, Parallel Universes, and Ice Cream

4/9/2018
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In this episode Cory, Angela, Lisa, Rene, Brandon, and Dave talk about all some deadly pseudoscience, some silly woo, some religious snowflakes, and some politics. Here are the links Brandon’s Story- http://nationalpost.com/health/woman-dies-after-acupuncture-using-live-bee-stings-instead-of-needles https://respectfulinsolence.com/2018/03/23/bee-venom-acupuncture-deadly-quackery-that-can-kill/ Angela’s Story-...

Duration:00:54:47

Criticizing Atheist Leaders

4/6/2018
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In this segment Cory, Angela, Lisa, Brandon, Rene, and Dave talk about some of the recent back and forth that has been going on in the atheist community. Do we have leaders? Should we? How should we be criticizing them? As for the rest 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 discussion group; The Brainstorm Podcast Discussion Group....

Duration:00:57:57

The History of American Atheism with Justin Clark

4/2/2018
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This episode Cory, Rene, Angela, Lisa, Brandon and the always amazing Dave talk to Justin Clark. Justin founded the Reason Revolution online community and is a public historian with an interest in philosophy. It was a great chat. Check out Reason Revolution http://reasonrevolution.org/ https://www.facebook.com/reasonrevolution/ https://twitter.com/ReasonOrg As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the...

Duration:01:37:51

Lisa Doesn't Get A Bumper

3/26/2018
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In this episode Cory, Angela, Lisa, Brandon, guest Jeanne and the always amazing Dave talk protein, guns, and religion. Here are some links Brandon’s Story- https://www.consumerreports.org/dietary-supplements/heavy-metals-in-protein-supplements/ Angela’s Story- https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-plans-to-blame-video-games-for-gun-violence Lisa’s Story- ...

Duration:01:01:48

Polyamory, Relationships, and #MeToo with Jeanne Ikerd

3/19/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Angela, Brandon, and the amazing Dave talk to Jeanne Ikerd, formerly of the Polyaskery Podcast and friend to many in the atheist community. Jeanne wanted us to share a link to the book Opening Up by Tristan Taormino so you can find that here http://amzn.to/2FS3sq1 As for the rest 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 discussion group;...

Duration:01:47:25

Do Smarter People Taste Better?

3/12/2018
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In this episode Destin hosts with Basit, Lisa, Brandon, Rene, and the amazing Dave to cover a variety of stories and take the train right off the tracks a couple of times. Here are some links Woo Report Rene’s Story - https://arcdigital.media/what-if-there-was-video-of-crisis-actors-exploiting-school-shootings-9ccdb3017f9a Basit’s Story - https://dralice.blog/2018/02/20/trends-in-pseudoscience-raw-water/ Science Lisa’s Story - ...

Duration:01:20:19

Custom Reality and You with Peter Coffin

3/9/2018
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In this episode Cory talks to Peter Coffin, Youtuber personality, prolific Twitterer, and new author about Planet Fitness, social collectivism, and his new book. This interview was a lot of fun and we were laughing right from the start. I hope you enjoy it. Here are some links for Peter's stuff. https://www.youtube.com/user/petercoffin https://www.facebook.com/PeterCoffinFans http://petercoffin.com/ https://twitter.com/petercoffin https://www.patreon.com/petercoffin you can find his...

Duration:01:03:43

Hearts Plus Brains Minus Assholes with David Silverman

3/4/2018
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This time around Destin hosts and is joined by Lisa, Brandon, Basit, Rene and the amazing Dave to talk to David Silverman; President of American Atheists and well known atheist spokesperson. They talk about the upcoming AAcon and some other great stuff. Here are some links https://www.atheists.org/ https://www.facebook.com/AmericanAtheists/ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=619971701 https://www.atheists.org/convention2018/ As for the rest you can contact us at...

Duration:01:14:03

Indigenous Issues with Rick Harp

3/2/2018
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In this interview I talk to Rick Harp from the podcast Media Indigena. We talk a little about Gerald Stanley, lot about racism and Indigenous issues in Canada, and little about capitalism. I hope you enjoy. There is a bit of glitch at one point where my recorder acted up for some reason and didn't pick up what I said but I think it worked out ok. You can find Rick's stuff at www.mediaindigena.com www.facebook.com/mediaindigena https://twitter.com/mediaindigena As...

Duration:01:03:20

The Harm of Misinformation

2/26/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Brandon, Basit, Rene, guest host; George, and the always amazing Dave cover a few stories that range from fun to infuriating. First Rene covers some silly martial arts stuff, then Lisa talks about David Stephan and a wellness expo that pulled him from being a featured speaker. Basit talks about Georgian College starting a homeopathy program and then pulling it after some backlash. Cory talks about a religious leader who blames the victims of Larry Nassar, and...

Duration:01:23:11

Productive Conversations with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

2/19/2018
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This week Cory, Basit, Lisa, Rene, Brandon, and Dave were joined by guest host George to interview Dr. Gleb Tsipursky to talk about his new book, The Truth Seekers Handbook. Followed by a conversation with George as a member of the SSA here in Regina. Some links https://www.protruthpledge.org/ http://www.intentionalinsights.org/ https://www.amazon.ca/Truth-Seekers-Handbook-Science-Based-Guide-ebook/dp/B078429WCF As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the...

Duration:01:29:42

Re-broadcast: Social Justice with Peter Coffin

2/16/2018
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This is a rebroadcast of my interview with Peter Coffin on the subject of social justice. Since this interview I have become an even bigger fan of Peter and his work on Youtube. I encourage everyone to check it out. Keep your ears open for an upcoming interview on Brainstorm's Skeptic Studio with Peter about his new book. Here are some links www.youtube.com/petercoffin How Donald Trump won (this was from before the election) https://youtu.be/evQa8YZlQtc Election...

Duration:01:03:34

It Only Works When Angela Says It

2/12/2018
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This time around it's Cory, Angela, Lisa, Brandon, and Dave in an entirely religious nuttery episode. We talk about Noah's Arc, religion in schools, letting Jesus take the wheel, and a case in Saskatchewan that puts funding of Catholic schools in jeopardy. Here are some links Brandon’s Story - http://onlinenews24.info/noahs-arc-found-right-where-the-bible-prophesied-this-is-beyond-miraculous/ Angela’s Story – ...

Duration:01:17:47

Atheism and The Right with Eiynah Nicemangos

2/9/2018
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In this episode Cory talked to Eiynah Nicemangos about atheism, the right, the left, Jordan Peterson, and Islam. It was a great conversation. Here are some links https://twitter.com/NiceMangos http://nicemangos.blogspot.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/Eiynah-Nice-Mangos-1223100414378627/ https://soundcloud.com/politeconversations https://www.patreon.com/nicemangos As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the...

Duration:00:48:26

Discussing Resilience with Matt and Phil

2/5/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Angela, and Dave are joined by some guest hosts, Brandon and Connor to interview Matt and Phil from the Semi Intellectual Musings podcast. Links https://twitter.com/The_SIM_Pod http://thesim.podbean.com/ https://www.facebook.com/thesimpod/ As for the rest 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 discussion group; The...

Duration:01:30:46

Re-broadcast Race and Racism with Alix Jules

2/4/2018
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In this one I'm joined by Alix Jules to talk about racism. It was very informative even though we barely scratched the surface. I have to apologize for the audio quality, for some reason my levels were out of whack. Here are some links and...

Duration:00:55:24

Atheist Persecution, Raw Water, and Carbon Tax

1/29/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Leo, Rene, and the amazing Dave talk about the underground railroad for atheists, coffee enemas, raw water, and a bit of a deep dive into carbon tax versus cap and trade. links https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/01/the-underground-railroad-to-save-atheists/550229/ Woo...

Duration:01:09:16

Re-Broadcast: Implicit Bias with Donna Barker

1/23/2018
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This is the re-broadcast of episode 9 from The Hardcore Skeptic Examines Social Justice and I got to talk to Donna Barker, a Phd student who studies implicit bias and subversive racism. It was an amazing interview and she really knows her stuff. I hope you enjoy it. Here's a bunch of links for some...

Duration:01:02:37

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