Who you gonna call? Skeptic’s Circle #45

Welcome to the 45th Edition of the Skeptic’s Circle at The Inoculated Mind. Podcast-style.

How can one present the latest 20 or more posts in skeptical blogging in a way that has never been done before? Why, give every submitted super-secret instructions to call in their submissions so that everyone can hear the voice of skepticism!

Who you gonna call?

Yes, this is the first ever audio version of the Skeptic’s Circle, just click on either link to the two different bandwidth options. All links will open in a new window, so there’s no need to worry about halting the show when you click on a blog post.

Higher Quality. (26 MB)

(Very Low Bandwidth – 8 MB)
Theo at Humbugonline: Astrologer makes astoundingly unlikely prediction.

PZ Myers at Pharyngula: Deepak Chopra does it again.

Brian at Backseat Driving: Loose Change vs Popular Mechanics on 9/11 – Score one for Loose Change.

Sergey Romanov at Holocaust Controversies: How the convergence of evidence works.

Carl Feagan at Hot cup of joe: Forbidden Archaeology? The exagerration of the antiquity of man.

Rebecca Watson at Memoirs of a Skepchick: How to create a new generation of scientists.

Bronze Dog at Rockstar Ramblings: I was a skeptic, once.

Barry Leiba at Staring at Empty Pages: I never meta-skeptic.

Paul at Aurora Walking Vacation: Why skepticism?

Michael McCarron at Mike’s Weekly Skeptic Rant: I’ll most likely kill you in the morning.

Phil Plait at Bad Astronomy: Naked Skepticism.
Akusai at The Action Skeptic’s Blog: Circular Reasoning.

John Remy at Mind on Fire: A call for and Atheist-Believer Alliance.

Mark Nutter at Heaven is not the Sky: Caution: too much spin can take you into a direction you don’t want to go.

Austin Atheist Anonymous: Design Flaws and Double Standards.

Josh Rosenau at Thoughts from Kansas: Breaking News? ID can’t detect design.

Matt at Pooflingers Anonymous: Me Thinkest Thou Minest Quotes.

Martin Rundkvist at Salto Sobrius: Win Some, Lose Some.

Orac at Respectful Insolence: Your friday dose of water woo. H2Oooooommmmm.

Steve aka The Disgruntled Chemist: Alternative Medicine is weird.

EoR at The Second Sight: The Blob is a Martian. (And homeopathy is a science)

Emily DeVoto at The Antidote: Weekly This and That.

The next edition of the Skeptic’s Circle will be at Right Brain/Left Brain on October 26. Thanks for reading, listening, linking, and downloading. Feel free to use the comments section to discuss anything brought up in the show!

Published by

Karl Haro von Mogel

Karl Haro von Mogel serves as BFI’s Director of Science and Media and as Co-Executive Editor of the Biofortified Blog. He has a PhD in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics from UW-Madison with a minor in Life Sciences Communication. He is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar researching citrus genetics at UC Riverside.

11 thoughts on “Who you gonna call? Skeptic’s Circle #45”

  1. Awesome awesome awesome. The pseudo-podcast was great and I hope that’s a form we see…no, I guess that’d be *hear* a lot more of. I look forward to reading the posts over the weekend! Thanks for a great one!


  2. Karl! Great stuff!

    I listened to the podcast while clicking through to each of the links and skimming the articles. There are several I’ve bookmarked to go back to and read more carefully. The format was great. Well done!


  3. Very cool. The bar is now raised yet again. The only place to go from here is video… maybe a Mythbusters type show. Not sure how well that would work…

    Great damn job!


  4. Linking post:

    The… the… VOICES! The Voices in my HEAD!
    They’re… They’re… driving…

    Well, I think it’s appropriate, anyways!


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