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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.

Location:

Canada

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

We're back!!

11/24/2019
In this episode Cory, Lisa, and Rene cover a variety of topics for the return episode after a very long break. If you want to contact the show then you can do that by emailing us at mail@brainstormblog.net and if you like what we do and want to keep the show going then you can do that at www.patreon.com/brainstormpodcast Saudi Arabia declares feminists, atheists, and the LGBTQ community as...

Duration:01:34:44

The 49th Parahell with Rob Rousseau

5/14/2019
In this episode of the Brainstorm podcast Skeptic Studio, Cory talked to Rob Rousseau who is a well known Canadian leftist and host of the podcast 49th Parahell. They talk about the far right, politics, and being a leftist in Canada. Here are some links to Rob’s content http://49thparahell.libsyn.com/ https://soundcloud.com/49thparahell https://www.patreon.com/49thparahell https://twitter.com/robrousseau https://twitter.com/49thParahell For anything else you can contact us...

Duration:00:57:26

Context and Empathy with Tom Curry

5/6/2019
In this episode of the Skeptic Studio, Cory, Lisa, and Destin talk to Tom Curry. Tom is one of the co-hosts on the podcasts Cognitive Dissonance and Citation Needed. It was kind of a undirected conversation but it was a lot of fun and we touched on a lot of different topics. Here are some links for Tom’s shows http://dissonancepod.com/ https://www.facebook.com/dissonancepod/ https://twitter.com/dissonance_pod http://citationpod.com/ Any links that Destin promised I would find...

Duration:01:17:20

Black Holes, Misogyny, and Carbon Tax

4/29/2019
In this episode of the Shift to Reason Radio, Lisa takes Cory and Destin through some of the details around the recent image of a black hole that was created as well as some of the controversy that arose from it. Then Destin discusses the recent introduction of a carbon tax with the help of a post written by Christopher Bird. Here are some links to our sources Science with...

Duration:00:46:33

Atheism, Cats, and Politics

4/22/2019
In this episode of the Brainstorm Rectable, Cory, Lisa, and Destin talk a lot about politics, a little about atheism, and a little about cats. Here are some links for the stories they covered (and some they didn’t) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/atheism-is-inconsistent-with-the-scientific-method-prizewinning-physicist-says/ https://globalnews.ca/news/5110019/class-action-lawsuit-filed-cancellation-ontario-basic-income-pilot-project/ Mueller Report...

Duration:00:56:08

Becoming a Communist with Felicia Entwistle

4/16/2019
In this episode of Brainstorm's Skeptic Studio Cory talks to Felicia Entwistle. Felicia is a co-host on the Utah Outcasts podcast and Youtube show. She has moved closer and closer to socialism and communism over time until a little while ago she openly identified herself as a communist. This conversation is about that transformation and some of the ideas that she accepts because of it. For Patrons there is an extra 30 minutes on the topic of sex...

Duration:01:17:27

Postmodernism and Marxism with Peter Coffin

4/8/2019
In this episode of the Brainstorm podcast Skeptic Studio Cory talked to Peter Coffin about Postmodernism and Marxism. What they are, why they aren’t compatible, and why they kind of are in some way. Basically, Peter does philosophy while Cory tries to help. If you want to contact the show then you can do that at mail@brainstormblog.net Here are some links to Peter’s content https://www.youtube.com/user/petercoffin http://petercoffin.com/ Here is a link to Cuck Philosophy who...

Duration:01:14:43

Intelligent Speculation with Jonathan Maloney

4/1/2019
In this episode of the Brainstorm Podcast Skeptic Studio Cory, Lisa, and Rene talk to Jonathan Maloney. Jonathan runs the website www.intelligentspeculation.com which is a website and blog that is dedicated to educating people in critical thinking. Here are some links to find Jonathan's stuff www.intelligentspeculation.com https://www.facebook.com/CritclThnkr https://twitter.com/CritclThnkr https://www.instagram.com/critclthnkr/?hl=en For anything else you can contact us at...

Duration:01:12:29

A Looney Toon Sort of World

3/25/2019
In this episode of the Rectable Cory, Rene, and Lisa take on different stories in the news from the last month or so. Here are some links for the stories we talked about Michael Cohen Hearing https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/podcasts/the-daily/michael-cohen-trump.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/02/27/key-takeaways-michael-ohen-hearing/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.ab7167620f32 SNC Lavalin scandal and the treatment of Jody Wilson...

Duration:01:04:22

High Strangeness with Eric Bickernicks

3/18/2019
In this episode Cory talked to Eric Bickernicks. Eric is a skeptic, author, and film maker. Eric wrote a fiction novel about an alien encounter in Cape Cod. It was a fun chat that covered writing, aliens, and skepticism. Here are some links for Eric's stuff http://adeadguy.com https://www.facebook.com/adeadguy.bickernicks/ https://twitter.com/bickernicks http://capecodufo.com/ http://high-strangeness.net/ For anything else you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net You can...

Duration:00:58:29

STEM Equity with Dr. Nicole Cabrera Salazar

3/11/2019
In this episode the crew (Cory, Angela, Rene, Lisa, Destin, and Dave) talk to Dr. Nicole Cabrera Salazar, science communicator and STEM Equity advocate. Links for Dr. Cabrera Salazar’s stuff http://www.nicole.cab https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v8aDo4dV3Q https://www.movebold.ly/ https://twitter.com/jazztronomy 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...

Duration:00:58:44

Fascists Ruin Everything

3/4/2019
In this episode of the Brainstorm Shift To Reason Radio each of the crew take on a different topic. Rene(@renedoyon) rants a little about the Canadian Yellow Vests, Lisa(@torturouspath) talks about Kuiper belt object Ultima Thule, Angela(@sparklingmedusa) talks about some of the ways that women aren’t listened to, Dave covers myths that are being spread about immigration, and Cory(@hardcoreskeptic) takes a dive into learning about fascism. Rene Rants about the Yellow...

Duration:01:30:05

Billionaires Don't Make Good Presidents

2/25/2019
In this episode the crew (Cory, Lisa, Angela, Destin, Rene, and Dave) cover news from the past month including stories on the Harold Shultz and Donald Trump. https://lawandcrime.com/opinion/new-york-convicted-a-white-supremacist-as-a-terrorist-for-the-first-time-and-its-exactly-what-2019-needs/?fbclid=IwAR2jrimvVK-cNbZoTQG4IpKVRvXbDV9UUvovXU405iLodumm9hjxH2J10i0 Howard Shultz sparked a conversation online about why billionaires don’t make good...

Duration:01:05:35

Watching the Far Right with Jared Holt

2/18/2019
In this episode Cory (@hardcoreskeptic) talked to Jared Holt (@jaredholt) about how he got started in journalism, working for Right Wing Watch, some of the different kinds of far right extremists there are and who seems to be running different factions. Here are some links to Jared’s stuff https://twitter.com/jaredlholt http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post_author/jared-holt/ https://shtpostpodcast.wordpress.com/ Here are some links to Right Wing Watch’s...

Duration:00:58:02

Toxic Masculinity with Aaron Rabi

2/11/2019
In this episode Cory(@hardcoreskeptic) talked to Aaron Rabi(@ETVPod ) about the recent APA guidelines for treating men and boys, the Gillette ad that got so many people outraged, and toxic masculinity in general. Sources https://www.apa.org/monitor/2019/01/ce-corner https://www.apa.org/about/policy/boys-men-practice-guidelines.pdf Gillette ad on...

Duration:01:12:24

Our Favourite Studio Memories

2/4/2019
For this episode of Shift To Reason Radio we change up our format a little bit. Lisa talks about fast radio bursts, Sarah talks about Lapis Lazuli, and Cory talks about the yellow vest movements around the world. Then the crew talks about their favourite memories from the studio. Here are some links for the different segments Science with Lisa and...

Duration:01:06:19

The Holy Sh*t Moment with James Fell

1/28/2019
For this episode we(Cory, Lisa, Angela, Sarah, and Dave) talked to James Fell who blogs at bodyforwife.com and writes for a number of fitness magazines and websites about his new book. Here are some links for James' stuff https://www.facebook.com/bodyforwife/ https://twitter.com/BodyForWife https://www.bodyforwife.com https://amzn.to/2szYRUF For anything else you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net You can follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page...

Duration:00:51:52

I Used to be a Conservative

1/22/2019
In this episode Cory, Lisa, Angela, Sarah, and Dave talk news, politics, and current events. Here are the links for the news stories US government shut down https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/us/politics/government-shutdown-trump-democrats.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/world/facebook-moderators.html?module=inline https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/us/politics/trump-wall-shutdown.html Jameela Jamil’s campaign for...

Duration:01:08:21

Conversations About Religion with Cass Midgley

1/14/2019
In this episode of the Skeptic Studio Cory talked to Cass Midgley. Cass is the host of the podcast Everyone's Agnostic which has been a staple of the atheist community for almost 5 years. They talked about a bunch of stuff but mostly about religion. If you want to contact the show then you can shoot us an email at mail@brainstormblog.net Here are some links for Cass's...

Duration:00:57:32

Riots and Protests with Dan Arel

1/1/2019
In this episode of The Hardcore Skeptic Examines, Cory talked to Dan Arel author of The Secular Activist and Parenting Without God. They talked about various aspects of social justice activism including protests and property damage. Here are some links https://www.facebook.com/danarelblog/ http://www.danarel.com https://twitter.com/danarel His books The Secular Activist Parenting Without God Image background photo by Warren Wong on Unsplash For anything else you can contact us...

Duration:01:06:49