theESP

2021

TheESP – Ep. #291 – Broken System, Broken Neck

TheESP – Ep. #291 – Broken System, Broken Neck

According to chiropractors, broken necks are within "good practice".
In this episode we catch up on last weekend with Hungaro Con and SkepKon. We also mention last week's Ig Nobel Prizes and how ...
TheESP – Ep. #290 – Trypanophobia

TheESP – Ep. #290 – Trypanophobia

Fear of needles is probably a big factor in vaccine hesitancy.
In this episode we first mention that Sweden just announced an end to Corona restrictions as per the end of this month ...
TheESP – Ep. #289 – Herd Immunity

TheESP – Ep. #289 – Herd Immunity

Don't take Ivermectin!
In this episode we first have a few events to plug: The launching of the book Fake! in Budapest, Congreso Esceptico in Spain, Skeptics in the Pub Online about 9/11 ...
TheESP – Ep. #288 – Fake! with Annemarie Bon

TheESP – Ep. #288 – Fake! with Annemarie Bon

In this episode we interview Dutch writer, science populariser and educator Annemarie Bon, who’s many works focus on helping children understand the world around us. Having started her career as a biochemical engineer, ...
TheESP – Ep. #287 – What's Wrong with a Little Tantra?

TheESP – Ep. #287 – What’s Wrong with a Little Tantra?

In this episode we first plug the upcoming Skeptics in the Pub Online about 9/11, Luc Montagnier is the topic This Week in Skepticism and the Pope gets poked for nepotism and corruption ...
One Of Those Weeks…

One Of Those Weeks…

Hi all! We're so sorry, but we missed our schedule for last week. We did record a great interview, but it just wasn't possible to get the edit done in time. We will save ...
TheESP – Ep. #286 – What Happened to Measles?

TheESP – Ep. #286 – What Happened to Measles?

In this episode we first chat about the Pegasus project and what implications it might have. We also note that the Russian Nauka module was a little trigger happy when joining with the ...
TheESP – Ep. #285 – Grow Up and Be a Skeptic!

TheESP – Ep. #285 – Grow Up and Be a Skeptic!

In this episode we note that skeptics in Germany has raised a lot of money to support victims of the floods. Formidable Dutch skeptic Frits van Dam passed away on 26 July and ...
TheESP – Ep. #284 – After the Flood

TheESP – Ep. #284 – After the Flood

In this episode we open up by discussing the terrible floods in Germany, the claims made by esoterics and how you can help. We also note that covid misinformation numbskull Sucharit Bhakdi has ...
TheESP – Ep. #283 – Pavel Šmejkal

TheESP – Ep. #283 – Pavel Šmejkal

In this week's episode we start with an update on the successful Virgin Galactic flight and congratulate Natalie Grams for getting married(!), and also comment on the Euro 2020 final won by Italy ...
TheESP – Ep. #282 – Stupid Ideas

TheESP – Ep. #282 – Stupid Ideas

This week Annika is back making sure we don't run out of dad-jokes, András' travel guide work is resuming while Pontus is just playing golf (and not very well). We discuss the new ...
TheESP – Ep. #281 – Schools of Horror

TheESP – Ep. #281 – Schools of Horror

This week we're joined by Brian Eggo who sits in for Annika. We talk about the Edinburgh Science Festival, skeptical events and the recent ESA astronaut recruitments. In This Week in Skepticism we ...
TheESP – Ep. #280 – No Gays, Please! We're Catholic

TheESP – Ep. #280 – No Gays, Please! We’re Catholic

This week we chat a bit about Madeira, covid scares and rainbow flags in Germany. In this week we highlight Karl Landsteiner who discovered the human blood groups and Pope Francis asks Italy ...
TheESP – Ep. #279 – On the Ark to Nowhere

TheESP – Ep. #279 – On the Ark to Nowhere

This week summer is here (but András is not) and we get a tip from Bob on about good vaccine tracker. Blaise Pascal was born almost 400 years ago this week (how times ...
TheESP – Ep. #278 – Whatever It Is, I'm Against It

TheESP – Ep. #278 – Whatever It Is, I’m Against It

This week we get a well deserved correction from listener Cyril on how to pronounce Marquis de Sade's full name and we hear about German teenagers party dangerously in secret in strange locations ...