The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

Chart Positions

Social Sciences 63

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'.


The Skeptic Zone #179 - 24.Mar.2012

March 23rd, 2012

Episode 189 of 431 episodes

0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:04:45 Maynard's Spooky Action...SEX! Really... SEX. We mean it! Sex. (Is that enough mentions of the word 'SEX'?) This week Maynard interviews the author of 'Sex Drive', Sexual Anthropologist Dr Bella Ellwood-Clayton about female sexuality myths and her ongoing research.0:29:35 A Penny for your Thoughts with Penny ChanPenny interviews Jarrett Kaufman aka 'Timmy' from the popular online show 'Mr. Deity'. Jarrett is also involved with The Independent Investigations Group (IIG) a volunteer-based organization founded by James Underdown in January 2000 at the Center for Inquiry-West (now Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles) in Hollywood, California.0:48:20 QED Interview with Kristin CarlssonPeople from all over the world (and even Norway), flooded into Manchester for QED Con 2012. Richard Saunders found time to chat to famed Norwegian Skeptic (and youtube star) Kristin Carlsson.