Interview with Aaron Adair. He is the author of "The Star of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View". We discuss the bible stories and how they do or don't line up with known astronomy. Investing skeptically: 3 book recommendations, How to become a financial advisor, 401(k), Tactical Bond Funds.
Interview with Massimo Polidoro. He talks about the Italian Committee for the Investigation of Claims of the Pseudoscience (CICAP). We also discuss Italy and James Randi. Investing Skeptically: How much should I save, 3 Funds vs. 1, MLP Master Limited Partnerships
Interview with producer John Follis. His movie "Leaving God" explores his loss of faith and leaving religion. The movie also discusses why so many others are also leaving. Investing Skeptically: Total Bond Fund, REIT Funds, Economic data. Watch the movie here. https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/leaving-god
Interview with Sheldon Helms. He gives us the heart breaking details about Gay Conversion Therapy. You will get mad and you may need a tissue. Need help - contact PFLAG! Investing Skeptically: On-line real estate crowd funding, Morgan Stanley leaves the "Protocol" and Merrill drops a client.
Interview with Evan Bernstein and Morris Pearl. Evan is a member of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast. We talk about the show, skepticism, taxes, Trump and Shrimp-gate! Mr. Pearl is the Chair of Patriotic Millionaires. We discuss, livable wage, fair taxes and Political Equality.
Interview with Susan Gerbic. She is helping to build a community of people that are working very hard on making Wikipedia better and more science based! If you want to make a difference contact her and learn how you can help. Investing skeptically: What if everyone owned Index funds, How not to invest in real estate.
Interview with Diana B. Henriques. Her recent book is "A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History" and in 2011 she wrote "The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust". Investing Skeptically: Consolidating accounts, Seniors and moving money, Where to keep cash, GOP tax proposals.
Interview with Real estate and tax expert Brian Bernardoni! We discuss the horrible effects from the GOP proposed "tax simplification" plan. Strap in and listen. Investing Skeptically: TSP - Thrift Savings Plan.
Our guest is Dr. Sian Proctor. She is a STEM communicator and professor of geology, sustainability and planetary science at South Mountain Community College. Investing Skeptically: Market returns since 2000
How you can help Puerto Rico - NOW! Interview with David Tamayo of Hispanic American Freethinkers. They have set up a page to collect donations and life saving supplies. These items will be sent to Puerto Rico. No overhead! 100% of your money will help people in need.
Interview with Ryan Jayne. We discuss all of the wonderful work that the FFRF (Freedom from Religion Foundation) attorneys are doing. Investing Skeptically - Most of the stock market performance above 30 US t-Bill is from 4% of all stocks! This is one of the reasons that stock picking is so hard and why you should use index funds.
My discussion of why I will not be attending Mythcon 2017 as hosted by Mythicist Milwaukee. Interview with Karen Sloane. She tells us about "Atheists Fight Hunger" and the "PA State Atheist / Humanist Conference." Investing Skeptically: Discussion of Warren Buffett's 10 year bet against Hedge Funds (fyi.... He won).
Double interview show. 1) Benita lives west of Huston and talks about her home being surrounded by water. You can help by donating to Humanists of Houston. http://humanistsofhouston.org/ways-to-donate/ 2) Alix Jules tells us how he broke free from religion and why his now an activist for secularism. Investing Skeptically: No topic this week - go donate some money.
Matt Dillahunty explains his thought process. You can use these ideas to be a better thinker. Matt also discusses the release date of his book and much, much more. Investing Skeptically: Debt! A tool or a weapon?
Double Plus Good Episode. Interview with Robert Stanley. His podcast is "The Right to Reason." 2nd Interview with Andrew Zimmerman Jones. He is the author of "String Theory for Dummies". Investing Skeptically: Equity linked CDs!