Two New Token Skeptic Episodes – On The #AtheistCon Plus Eugenie Scott And Steve Novella

Two episodes! Head to the Token Skeptic website to get them both!

For Episode Eighty-Six, I’m interviewing Jason Ball – he serves on the Rationalist Australia Committee, is the President of the Freethought University Alliance and is a spokesperson for the Atheist Foundation of Australia and an organiser for the Global Atheist Convention. You can also hear him on the Young Australian Skeptics podcast, The Pseudoscientists!

We talk about the forthcoming Global Atheist Convention, the Global Atheist Fringe and the scholarships available for Secondary and Tertiary students. Deadline for Secondary students is: Thursday, 17th November.

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 The second special episode for Eighty-Seven is brought to you with many thanks to the 2011 Dragon*Con Skeptrack –Derek Colanduno of Skepticality.com and Mark Ditzler at Abrupt MediaPhotograph is by Bruce Press (thanks to him too!).

Eugenie Scott is an American physical anthropologist who has been the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) since 1987. She is a leading critic of young earth creationism and intelligent design. Steven Novella is an American clinical neurologist, assistant professor and Director of General Neurology at Yale University School of Medicine. He is best known for his involvement in the skeptical movement, particularly the Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast.

About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science.

  • CC

    Ooo oooh! I can Google-fu!

    Steve Novella
    Daniel Loxton
    Michael McRae
    Daniel Loxton (again)

    How does this all sit with the Skepchicks being bitches to people in the past who disagreed with them?
    http://skeptopia.wordpress.com/2010/06/21/why-ill-never-return-to-jref-forum-or-the-amazng-meeting

  • Kylie Sturgess

    1) Correct.

    2) Don’t use the word ‘bitches’, thank you. I really want nothing to do with those kinds of offensive labels and certainly not in the comments of this blog – and take those kinds of questions up with them, not me.


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