The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

Chart Positions

Science & Medicine 148
Social Sciences 23

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 #186 - 12.May.2012

May 12th, 2012

Episode 196 of 432 episodes

0:00:00Some thoughts on Homeopathic Vaccination by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki0:01:08 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:05:00 HM Queen Elizabeth II opens the UK ParliamentDr Simon Singh comments on hopeful libel reform0:10:30 An interview with Julie Lada - Quackery at the VetFrom her blog we discover that.... "I am a Purdue University Animal Science graduate embarking on an adventure to obtain my DVM at Ross University on the tropical island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean."Julie tells us that ducks are not the only quacks in the vet business!0:27:40 Reality Bites... with Joanne BenhamuJo comments on International Nurses Day, Saturday, 12 May 20120:31:40 Festival of Mind Body Spirit in SydneyOur small but merry band of reporters head for the Mind Body Spirit to sniff out quackery. Will Richard Saunders, Dr Rachael Dunlop and Maynard make it out in one piece?0:42:30 Maynard's Spooky Action...Tubas.... need we say more?