theESP

2022

TheESP – Ep. #338 – Religion is big business

TheESP – Ep. #338 – Religion is big business

- a look into the Vatican's hidden finances
We start by revisiting last week's sad news about Dr Kellermayr and explore the reactions of other skeptical activists. In TWISH we learn about Peter ...
TheESP – Ep. #337 – Chief Franciscus

TheESP – Ep. #337 – Chief Franciscus

- also, climate change is a 'total meltdown'
More confusion regarding the collaboration between Roscosmos and NASA, Tantra is back on the menu and (on a not so skeptical note) today marks the ...
TheESP – Ep. #336 – From the mouths of children

TheESP – Ep. #336 – From the mouths of children

  - student writes bill for UK Parliament re climate change education
This week we mention that Eurovision will be held in UK next year, that Steven Pinker makes clear that ESP is not real ...
TheESP – Ep. #335 – Looking forward to QED 2020!

TheESP – Ep. #335 – Looking forward to QED 2020!

  - with special guests Alice and Marsh
This week we have celebrity company in the form of Alice Howarth and Michael "Marsh" Marshall of Skeptics with a K fame! Before they tell all about ...
TheESP – Ep. #334 – Space is for science!

TheESP – Ep. #334 – Space is for science!

  - and propaganda is for petty dictators
This week we celebrate the news of the return of QED Skepticamp, courtesy the lovely SITP online team. Space is fascinating as demonstrated by the new images ...
TheESP – Ep. #333 – Burnout, depression and death threats

TheESP – Ep. #333 – Burnout, depression and death threats

  - how was your day, fellow Skeptic?
We're half-way to hell (666), but not only is Pontus back, but we also have that lovely Queen of European Skeptics Claire Klingenberg with us, so what's ...
The ESP – Ep. #332 – Frankie goes to... (Holyrood?)

The ESP – Ep. #332 – Frankie goes to… (Holyrood?)

  Nope. But he gets a Really Right! We have a rare third host today! Luna is part of this episode. Starting with sad news about the Oslo shooting, we then talk about Scotland's discussion ...
The ESP – Ep. #331 – Bullshit all around!

The ESP – Ep. #331 – Bullshit all around!

  What is humour allowed to do? Despite us still missing a cheery Hejsan Hejsan, we are back with a new episode! We talk about Nikil Mukerji (interviewed in Episode 252), who wrote a paper ...
The ESP – Ep. #330 – "Outside the EU, we can follow the science!"

The ESP – Ep. #330 – “Outside the EU, we can follow the science!”

  We are going to Australia! András and Annika are back and tell us all about upcoming events! The European Skeptics Congress in September in Vienna is sure exciting to go to, as is QED ...
The ESP - Ep. #329 - Don't be afraid of the light!

The ESP – Ep. #329 – Don’t be afraid of the light!

  An unusually short episode this week brought to you by Annika and András, featuring the first record of a ball-lightning observation in the English speaking world from 1195 AD, then we talk about a ...
TheESP – Ep. #328 – Erratic Boulders

TheESP – Ep. #328 – Erratic Boulders

  Frankie appoints a carnival of Cardinals
András is back and tells us not how to stand on a volcano, we have some listener feedback about YouTube banning videos and the QED conference release their ...
TheESP – Ep. #327 – Don't let the doomers get to you

TheESP – Ep. #327 – Don’t let the doomers get to you

  We need to fight for abortion rights – again
Monkeypox is coming - is that the new pandemic? Our favourite ESC is the European Skeptics Congress in Vienna in September and we're counting on ...
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 ...
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