theESP

2022

TheESP – Ep. #326 – The truth needs you!

TheESP – Ep. #326 – The truth needs you!

  Nessie is back - unless the camera is on Ukraine wins the Eurovision Song Contest and Putin is not happy about it. On the other hand the other ESC - the European Skeptics Congress ...
TheESP – Ep. #325 – Salmon in Space!

TheESP – Ep. #325 – Salmon in Space!

  Covid death toll is more likely 15 million according to WHO Annika is back! and after discussing stupid Putin and his failed war a little, we turn our focus to space. We look towards ...
TheESP – Ep. #324 – The sky is green with purple elephants

TheESP – Ep. #324 – The sky is green with purple elephants

Russia takes post-truth to new levels
Mostly bad news this week, but on the bright side we have The Skeptic's Guide soon to come out with their new book The Skeptic's Guide to ...
TheESP – Ep. #323 – Péter Krekó

TheESP – Ep. #323 – Péter Krekó

Social Psychology and conspiracy theories
In quick news the Hungarian Skeptics has announced Gábor Varga as their Flat Earth Award winner for 2022 and also we keep reminding all listeners to sign up ...
TheESP – Ep. #322 – Russian warship is finally f--d

TheESP – Ep. #322 – Russian warship is finally f–d

In other news, don't leave a mark on your pyjamas
In Hungary they are busy preparing for the flat Earth awards and András will be one of many excellent speakers at SkeptiCal in ...
TheESP – Ep. #321 – Huygens!

TheESP – Ep. #321 – Huygens!

Zelensky is not Soros' cousin
We remind you again to sign up for the European Skeptics Congress! It's going to be great! In other news, Darwin's iconic 'evolution as a tree'-notebook has been ...
TheESP – Ep. #320 – Propaganda

TheESP – Ep. #320 – Propaganda

Tickets released for the European Skeptics Congress! Sign up!
The Hungarian elections did not go well and that's not a political statement but a skeptical one. Propaganda is everywhere, but we put our ...
TheESP – Ep. #319 – It's always aliens!

TheESP – Ep. #319 – It’s always aliens!

Blast from the past: Nobody Silences Simon Singh
The Hungarian election is coming up, with a lot of Russian propaganda polarizing the public. In TWISH we remember the legal decision that cleared up ...
TheESP – Ep. #318 – Cruciatus Curse against Russia

TheESP – Ep. #318 – Cruciatus Curse against Russia

Don't stare into the Sun!
Both of the Earth's poles are going through extreme weather at the moment. Does that mean the end of the planet is already here? In TWISH we hear ...
TheESP – Ep. #317 – Doomscrolling

TheESP – Ep. #317 – Doomscrolling

Don't lose yourself in the bad news
Lots of bad news out there at the moment but try to not let it get to you. A Ukrainian drone flies all over Hungary undetected, ...
TheESP – Ep. #316 – Profiteers of disinformation

TheESP – Ep. #316 – Profiteers of disinformation

War and anti-vaxxers
We comment on some aspects of the war and also how you can best send help. In TWISH we celebrate good skeptic Massimo Polidoro and then we poke Pope Francis, ...
TheESP – Ep. #315 – ‘Shche ne vmerla Ukrainas’

TheESP – Ep. #315 – ‘Shche ne vmerla Ukrainas’

The first line of the Ukraine national anthem translates to ‘Ukraine is not dead yet’
This episode is a special about the Russian war and invasion of Ukraine. No TWISH, no Pope and ...
TheESP – Ep. #314 – Meta says and Meta does

TheESP – Ep. #314 – Meta says and Meta does

Also, Benedict works in mysterious ways
We talk about the great new CFI fellows announced, wonder what happens to Ukraine (please note that we recorded this episode one day before the invasion...) and ...
TheESP – Ep. #313 – Bärbel Winkler

TheESP – Ep. #313 – Bärbel Winkler

Translating the works of Skeptical Science
Bärbel Winkler is the project coordinator for the translation projects at Skeptical Science and has been organising the translation of documents like the two consecutive versions of ...
TheESP – Ep. #312 – Charles, the Alternative Prince

TheESP – Ep. #312 – Charles, the Alternative Prince

Edzard Ernst joins us to tell all about his new book
Before we get into the interview with Edzard Ernst we are a bit nostalgic about hearing that the end of the ISS ...