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September 11th, 2012
Episode 209 of 303 episodes
This week Derek briefly re-caps the events of the Skeptic Track atDragon*Con 2012. For those of you who could not make it out for the funand excitement, he plays one of the group sessions from the event. It is apanel which involved JREF Outreach Coordinator, Brian Thompson, BestSelling Authors Michael Stackpole, Scott Sigler, and Gail Z. Martin, aswell as Skepchicks Rebecca Watson and Amy Davis Roth. As they discussusing popular art and creative endeavors to get skeptical and criticalthought into a segment of the population which would otherwise never seekout the information directly.