Skepticality:The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

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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.


Skepticality #159 - From Darwin to The Ledge - Interview: Matthew Chapman

June 29th, 2011

Episode 178 of 306 episodes

For over 30 years Matthew Chapman, the great, great grandson ofCharles Darwin has written and directed major motion pictures, as wellas authoring notable books of his own on the topic of evolution -"Trials of the Monkey - An Accidental Memoir", and "40 Days and 40Nights - Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin, and OtherOddities on Trial in Pennsylvania".This week on Skepticality, Derek talks with Matthew Chapman about hissoon to be released independent film "The Ledge" (starring Liv Tylerand Terrence Howard), in which a battle of philosophies between afundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battleof wills.

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