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.

New Podcast (And Adventures At MONA For The #AFFBR!)

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I'm currently at the Museum of Old And New Art's Australian Fair for Freedom of Belief in Religion, where they provide a platform to present a broad spectrum of beliefs and religious views present in contemporary Australian society. Check out the brief glimpse of my much-loved "There's probably no god. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life" shirt in this ABC Hobart news report! They were calling it religious speed-dating! Naturally, the Atheist Foundation of Australia were there and we had a gr … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Weird Al – Foil

Everyone's talking about the slow release of videos from the new Weird Al album, "Mandatory Fun". But the original song that this is based on is a particular favourite of mine....especially what Weird Al does at the two minute mark. … [Read more...]

Token Skeptic Podcast – On Safe And Secular.org With Michael De Dora

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Over on the Token Skeptic podcast #184, you can hear the latest episode of the show - here's what we discussed.As you may have heard in the news this week, the American Food and Drug Administration has given a controversial Houston doctor the green light to continue providing experimental cancer treatments.The FDA has lifted restrictions on a clinical trial run by Stanislaw Burzynski, who for nearly 40 years has claimed that he has discovered natural substances that can fight certain … [Read more...]

Updates, Sydney Travels, Token Skeptic Podcast And Trolling With Logic 24 Hours Show!

Perth Terminal

Well, it's been a while since I've updated this blog... no, I'm not dead, nor abandoning blogging altogether, although it'd great to think that real-life is providing so much stimulation and challenges that I can't regularly put my computer to use in this fashion!What's been going on?Firstly and more importantly - podcast Episode One Hundred And Eighty Four – On Safe And Secular – Interview With Michael De Dora. Check out Safe And Secular to find out more.And I really want to mention … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – The Science Of Opera With Stephen Fry And Alan Davies

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Little Kitten – Gay Of Thrones (Funny Or Die)

Part of a series, but is a (spoiler!) good recap of "what happened last season". BTW, George R.R. Martin guest-appears.Gay of Thrones S4 EP ​10​: Future Legendary Children from Funny Or Die … [Read more...]

Profs And Pints – Starts Again for 2014!

It was a wild and stormy night, but I hopped over to Mount Lawley to be a part of one of the most enjoyable annual events - the start of the Profs and Pints talk nights, held at the Flying Scotsman pub. Here's some of the photos and Twitter action![View the story "#ProfsAndPints - Tuesday 17 June ‘Ground Control To Major Tom'" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye – Epic Rap Battles

Good to see Weird Al still out there: … [Read more...]

Enjoy A Day Of Paraskevidekatriaphobia!

It's both a Friday 13th and a full moon! I thought of writing up a short blog post (or even recycling one), but due to the freezing cold here and a need to clean the house and answer emails, I became a little overwhelmed. Here's a video I did earlier on the topic of superstitions and I'll have more to write over the weekend! … [Read more...]

The #VividSydney #VividIdeas Weekend

Well this is overdue! What happened over the weekend? A very quickly organised and fast running adventure on the other side of the country, with huge thanks to the organisers and my great friend Trish who agreed to come along![View the story "The #VividSydney #VividIdeas Weekend" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Not-So Christian Charity To J.K Rowling, Tweets Dignity Project

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I had to look not twice, but three times at this Tweet:(Link goes to a screenshot of the Tweet taken by Tweeter jearle) - the Guardian article the Tweet in question links to is this one.I tried to find out more about the charity who said this about Harry Potter's author (who, in case you've wondered if there is any basis in fact about her stinginess, here's an summary about a few of the causes she's supported... oh, and "J.K. Rowling's charity giving knocks her off Forbes' … [Read more...]


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