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Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 64 - High Strangeness with Eric Bickernicks

3/24/2019
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What if The Demon-Haunted World was written as madcap comedy novel? Eric Bickernicks, along with his covivant Jan Brady, has written a book about UFOs, conspiracy theories, Bigfoot, and pretty much everything else from a skeptical POV... all in the form of a comedic narrative. It's a fun read, a great idea, and currently available for free download at high-strangeness.net.

Duration:01:35:05

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 63 - The Tagish Lake Fireball with James Scott Berdahl

2/3/2019
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James Scott Berdahl is a geologist working in Vancouver and points between there and Whitehorse in the Yukon. While researching my eventual book on Canadian conspiracies, I ran across a 2008 MA thesis by Berdahl on a meteor that smacked into Canada's Yukon and some of the conspiracy thinking that emerged from the locals. I got Berdahl to dig back into his academic past and talk about the Tagish Lake Fireball on The Conspiracy Skeptic podcast.

Duration:00:54:00

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 62 - Archaeology Hides Everything with Jeb Card

1/27/2019
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Jeb Card is cohost of an amazing podcast called Archeological Fantasies. This podcast will change the way you think. If you spend a lot of time watching Ancient Aliens and go "what the actual fuck?", Archeological Fantasies is the perfect podcast for you. Jeb comes on Conspiracy Skeptic to talk about the podcast, the origins of Qanon, how archeologists don't actually hide skeletons of giants in the basement of the Smithsonian, and just about everything else.

Duration:01:36:30

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 61 - Water and the Planned Destruction of Canada

7/2/2018
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Back from the dead. Sort of. This is an early July 4 Conspiracy Skeptic podcast for my American friends about to hit the road or airline security line. I've been working on a book about Canadian conspiracy theories, written specifically for an American audience. This is a sample chapter. I'm about 3 chapters into a book that covers at least 20 chapters. So. Don't except this to hit the shelves of B. Dalton Books anytime soon. Glen Kealey, Shelley Ann Clark, Simon Reisman, Brian Mulroney,...

Duration:01:09:16

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 60 - Rigging the US Election

10/31/2016
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Nigel St. Whitehall returns to lend his knowledge as a historian, loyal party member, and lawyer to discuss how hard it is to actually rig the US electoral system. He also reveals he's cohosting a new podcast.

Duration:00:48:38

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 59 - The Conspiracies of Australia

10/22/2016
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Dr. Karen Stollznow, host of Monster Talk and one of the greatest all around skeptic working today, joins the Conspiracy Skeptic to talk about some surprising conspiracies people of the Land Down Under have cooked up in the last few decades.

Duration:01:02:24

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 58 - The Black Dhalia Murder

7/6/2016
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Carrie Poppy from the Oh No Ross and Carrie podcast is on to talk about a supposed conspiracy of silence around the Black Dhalia Murder. As well we talk about her amazing podcast.

Duration:01:07:37

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 57 - Photojournalistic Icons, Conspiracies and False Histories

4/6/2016
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Dr. David D. Perlmutter is a professor at and Dean of the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. He's on Conspiracy Skeptic to talk about how images are used and misused in history and politics.

Duration:01:27:20

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 56 - Conversations with a Satanist

2/29/2016
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Wesley Bonetti is co-host of the Atheist Nomads podcast. He's also a member of the Satanic Temple. He comes on the podcast to talk about what Satanists are really about. Spoiler: they're not kidnapping babies.

Duration:01:14:31

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 55 - Conspiracy Theorists Lie: The Movie

11/9/2015
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James K Lambert is a documentary film maker and he's recently released a documentary about JFK Conspiracy types call Conspiracy Theorists Lie. He stops in to this podcast to talk about his documentary, the JFK conspiracy theory, and ruminates on why conspiracy theorists think the way they think.

Duration:01:24:28

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 54 - Mass shootings and mind control

10/3/2015
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Rich Orman, formerly of Dogma Free American and now host of Supreme Court Briefing podcast, comes on Conspiracy Skeptic to talk about his experience as a DA prosecuting the 2012 Colorado mass shooting and the despicable conspiracy theories that formed after the killing.

Duration:00:51:07

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 53 - Pluto and beyond?

8/30/2015
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Dr. Stu is back to talk about participating in the New Horizons mission to Pluto and various conspiracies.

Duration:01:29:08

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 52 - Talking Freely about Freemasonry

6/19/2015
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A real, live Freemason, Blake Oates, turns up to clear things up about Freemasonry.

Duration:01:33:10

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 51 - A Data Skeptic and the Bible Code

8/21/2014
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Kyle Polich of the Data Skeptic Podcast comes on to talk about The Bible Code.

Duration:01:13:35

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 50 - Waco and the Skeptical Vegan

6/11/2014
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James Foley, the Skeptical Vegan, joins Conspiracy Skeptic to talk about the Waco Siege and its implications

Duration:01:10:02

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 49 - Blood Moon Means We're in for a Bloody Good Time

4/14/2014
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Dr. Stuart Robbins, "Stu" to just me, is back to talk about another end of the world prophesy. Do bad things happen when there are four blood moons in a row that fall on Jewish holidays?

Duration:01:14:02

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 48 - Ye Olde Bitcoin Show

2/28/2014
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Elder Karl Mamer and Elder Neil Croll talk about bitcoin. Does it have legs? Is the government out to crush it? How much snow would we walk through to earn one bitcoin in 1987?

Duration:01:16:17

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 47 - Eight Men Out, Outted

12/21/2013
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Mike Bohler returns to talk about the conspiracy to game the 1919 World Series. It's about baseball.

Duration:01:24:48

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 46 - WIFI WTF?

9/26/2013
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Michael Kruse, from Huff Po and Bad Science Watch, gives us a round up on the Wifi Freak Out that's happening in Canada. Is a Canadian University professor right that wifi is a plan to make white suburban people infertile? Have Canadians all gone mad at once?

Duration:01:29:48

Conspiracy Skeptic Episode 45 - The Squirrels of Mars

7/30/2013
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Dr. Stuart Robbins, host of Exposing Pseudoastronomy, is back to talk about his TAM experience, his new World Net Daily Watch project, and whether or not a spaceship and squirrel were found on Mars. Hint: no.

Duration:01:09:05