theESP

2018

Ep. #137 - Coconut oil, public health, the pope and the photo encyclopedia of bogus claims

Ep. #137 – Coconut oil, public health, the pope and the photo encyclopedia of bogus claims

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope; Really Wrong; Quote and Farewell; Outro; Out-takes This week we talked about Susan Gerbic's new interview with Massimo Polidoro, a court ...
TheESP - Ep. #136 - Jay Novella

TheESP – Ep. #136 – Jay Novella

On this Episode: QED in Manchester is drawing closer! We speak to Jay Novella of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe (the SGU) whose total cast will be there in October. Hear about ...
Ep. #135 - ET healing, first contact in Germany, wet cupping, plus religion

Ep. #135 – ET healing, first contact in Germany, wet cupping, plus religion

Segments: Intro; Greetings; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope; Really Wrong; Farewell and Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:27 Greetings While unfortunately Jelena is not present, this week we talk about an ET ...
TheESP - Ep. #134 - Psychic Taxes, Homeopathy and One Hell of a Bus Ride

TheESP – Ep. #134 – Psychic Taxes, Homeopathy and One Hell of a Bus Ride

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope: Really Wrong; Radio Ad; Farewell and Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:26 Greetings As Eggman (Brian Eggo) sits in for ...
TheESP - Ep. #133 - Malek Tohme

TheESP – Ep. #133 – Malek Tohme

On this Episode: We have good news from Ukraine, when we talk to Malek Tohme, who is starting up the Ukraine Humanist, Rationalist, Skeptic Modernists in the city of L'viv! And a special ...
TheESP - Ep. #132 - Science in trouble, educating politicians & finding pseudoscience

TheESP – Ep. #132 – Science in trouble, educating politicians & finding pseudoscience

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope: Really Wrong; Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:27 Greetings We quickly go from ear-candles to ass-candles and then the Pope ...
TheESP - Ep. #131 - Edinburgh Skeptics on the Fringe

TheESP – Ep. #131 – Edinburgh Skeptics on the Fringe

On this Episode: We talk with the fabulous and twice Ockham's Award winning Edinburgh Skeptics Society! Heather Pentler and Sean Slater tell us all about the upcoming Skeptics on the Fringe when there ...
TheESP - Ep. #130 - Eugenics, GSoW and the pope solves the crisis in the middle east

TheESP – Ep. #130 – Eugenics, GSoW and the pope solves the crisis in the middle east

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope: Really Wrong; Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:55 Greetings This week we bring you stuff to think about like Eugenics, ...
TheESP - EP. #129 - Amina Manzoor

TheESP – EP. #129 – Amina Manzoor

On this Episode: We talk to leading science and medical reporter Amina Manzoor at the largest Swedish Dagens Nyheter Together with her colleague Maria Gunther, Amina recieved the Swedish Skeptics' "Enlightener of the ...
TheESP - Ep. #128 - 50K€ Homeopathy Challenge, News and Climate Therapy

TheESP – Ep. #128 – 50K€ Homeopathy Challenge, News and Climate Therapy

Segments: Intro; Greetings; Interview with Norbert Aust; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope: Really Wrong; Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:27 Greetings We comment on Stephen Hawking's funeral and ...
TheESP- Ep. #127 - Annika Merkelbach, SkepKon and GSoW

TheESP- Ep. #127 – Annika Merkelbach, SkepKon and GSoW

On this Episode: This week we interviewed Annika Merkelbach, who told us what’s new in Germany, how the greatest German skeptical convention SkepKon went and why the country need native speakers to join ...
TheESP – Ep. #126 – Colliding worlds, more measles and Poking the Pope

TheESP – Ep. #126 – Colliding worlds, more measles and Poking the Pope

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Pontus Pokes the Pope: Really Wrong / Really Right; Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:29 Greetings Catching up on our slightly erratic release schedule ...
TheESP – Ep. #125 – Pepijn van Erp

TheESP – Ep. #125 – Pepijn van Erp

On this Episode: On this episode we interview Dutch mathematician and skeptical activist Pepijn van Erp to talk about his blog, his work at Stichting Skepsis and the Dutch skeptical magazine Skepter and ...
TheESP - Ep. #124 - Full Fact, vaccinations, intravaginal manipulations, Rigvir & plants vs bullies

TheESP – Ep. #124 – Full Fact, vaccinations, intravaginal manipulations, Rigvir & plants vs bullies

Segments: Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Really Wrong; Quote; Outro; Out-takes Show Notes: 00:00:27 Greetings Andras talks about this travels around Europe and meeting old friends; We remind listeners to book ...
TheESP - Ep. #123 - Enrico Zabeo

TheESP – Ep. #123 – Enrico Zabeo

On this Episode: This week we interviewed Italian skeptic and podcaster Enrico Zabeo, who's one of the founders and hosts of Radio CICAP, the official podcast for the Italian skeptical organisation CICAP. Please ...