The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.
September 17th, 2011
Episode 160 of 444 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:07:20Dr Rachie Interviews... Mark Crislip from Qucakcast, apodcast review of Quacks, Frauds and Charlatans. Oops. Thats not right. That should be Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine i.e. SCAM. Winner of the The People's Choice Podcast Awards 2009 and 2010 Best Podcast, Health and Medicine.0:35:00Maynard's Spooky Action....Inteview with Simon Taylor at the University of Newcastle. Simon visited Newcastle Uni as the guest of the freethought alliance, a coalition of Australian atheist, humanist, skeptic and secular campus groups. Maynard visited as he heard the drinks were free.0:51:16Dr Rachie Reports The TGA gets flipped the bird. Again.It's time the TGA grew some..... teeth! ***************Please note that the Skeptic Zone will now be posted on Saturdays, Australian time.***************