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.
February 14th, 2012
Episode 195 of 301 episodes
This week Derek sits down with Tom Merritt to discuss why it is important to use some critical thinking when it comes to passionate issues such as the much reported working conditions at computer manufacturer Foxconn, a large supplier of Apple components. Then, Bob Blaskiewicz, and Eve Siebert join him to talk about the many reasons we know that Shakespeare was actually the man who penned the famous plays of the Globe Theater and how the movie 'Anonymous' is steeped in fiction based on all available evidence.