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Skepticality:The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

News & Politics, Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.

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Skepticality #088 - From Ghost Hunters to The Mentalist, a Skeptic's look at Fall TV

October 21st, 2008

Episode 106 of 299 episodes

On this week's episode ofSkepticality,Derek & Swoopy explorethe good, the bad, and the scary amongtelevision's current crop of offerings — from "Psychic Kids" to "The Mentalist." Also, in a lead up to her favorite holiday,Swoopy ponders the pros and cons of being a skeptic on Halloween….

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