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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.
January 31st, 2012
Episode 194 of 305 episodes
This week Derek chats with Daniele Bolelli, the author of "50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religion". Daniele is ais an Italian writer, MMA competitor, and university professor. This book is from a series being produced by the people behind the Disinformation, (http://www.disinfo.com/)website, blog, and podcast. Derek attempts to find out how a Italian born philosopher ends up moving to America to end up competing in one of the toughest forms of Martial Arts, and also finds time to teach, and write about all the things which many people have faulty 'knowledge' about.