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'.
October 7th, 2012
Episode 217 of 450 episodes
0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:02:45 Maynard's Spooky Action..From TAM 2012 - Maynard visits the room of Women Thinking Inc. and chats to Ashley Hamer about the importance of vaccination and other good work this group do.Maynard chats to TAM deligates about their thoughts of Australia.Maynard chats to Tim Medham form Australian Skeptics0:24:30Media Watch and the AVN.On the 1st of October 2012, the Media Watch TV show in Australia took aim at 'The Australian Vaccination Network'. Richard Saunders comments on this report and the issues for the media in general.0:28:35Maynard in the Pub!Interviews with Dr Rachie, Joanne Benhamu and pubbers. "What should the skeptics take on next?"