The Episodes Archive

TheESP – Ep. #263 – This Podcast Cannot Be Shared

TheESP – Ep. #263 – This Podcast Cannot Be Shared

This week we geek out a bit about the landing of Perseverance on Mars, we (again) ponder the chances to become an ESA astronaut. Facebook stupidly believes Europe is a place in Australia and takes ...
TheESP – Ep. #262 – A Little Room to Cry In

TheESP – Ep. #262 – A Little Room to Cry In

This week we are happy that the Covid-19 Communication Handbook have been translated into German. A Swedish translation is underway and hopefully many more. We then celebrate Copernicus birthday before we look at the news: ...
TheESP – Ep. #261 – the COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook with Philipp Schmid

TheESP – Ep. #261 – the COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook with Philipp Schmid

This week we talk to Philipp Schmid about the COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook. Philipp is a behavioural scientist at the Psychology and Infectious Diseases Lab at the University of Erfurt in Germany. He is also ...
TheESP – Ep. #260 – A little bit of Zeneca in my life

TheESP – Ep. #260 – A little bit of Zeneca in my life

This week we note that Martin Moder (see ep. #236) are making videos so well that anti-vaxxers want them taken down. The Swedish Skeptics has a great video up from their (English-speaking) Skeptics in the ...
TheESP – Ep. #259 – Fake Covid Certificates

TheESP – Ep. #259 – Fake Covid Certificates

This week we get nostalgic about the days when we could travel. We marvel over the fact that some people still thinks it is okay to do so, since the Swedish ski resorts report they ...
TheESP – Ep. #258 – Small Evil vs. Big Evil

TheESP – Ep. #258 – Small Evil vs. Big Evil

This week Annika has got some real nutty advice in the mail. She has also made a cameo on the Skeptic Zone, check it out!. Things are flying in the air, in Norway it was ...
TheESP – Ep. #257 – "No! YOU'RE stupid!"

TheESP – Ep. #257 – “No! YOU’RE stupid!”

This week Annika is back! We hear that Pontus apparently is the new Confounderer of the Year and that UK Skeptics in the Pub Online is back after the holidays. Check out the calendar for ...
TheESP – Ep. #256 – Bring On the Vaccines

TheESP – Ep. #256 – Bring On the Vaccines

This week we start the new year with an update on the Swedish pandemic laws and recommend you check out the speech that András gave at Monterrey Skepticamp 2021. In skeptical history we celebrate the ...
TheESP – Ep. #255 – Happy New Year 2021!

TheESP – Ep. #255 – Happy New Year 2021!

We are extremely happy to welcome the first ever ESP Skepti-baby! Annika and her newborn girl are doing very well and they send their regards to the listeners. Whoohoo! We spend the episode to look ...
TheESP – Ep. #254 – Council for Inclusive Capitalism

TheESP – Ep. #254 – Council for Inclusive Capitalism

This week we start by recommending a German Podcast Christmas Special, we report that Sucharit Bhaktdi won the Goldene Brett award and talk about the Saturn / Jupiter planetary conjunction. Pontus reports the his book ...
TheESP – Ep. #253 – Big Dicks and Aliens

TheESP – Ep. #253 – Big Dicks and Aliens

This week we talk about that alt-med and antivaxxers have been visible on TV and how a town in Austria had to change its rather unfortunate name. We celebrate the anniversary of the Hungarian Skeptics ...
TheESP – Ep. #252 – Philosophy and Ethics w. Nikil Mukerji

TheESP – Ep. #252 – Philosophy and Ethics w. Nikil Mukerji

This week we talk to Nikil Mukerji, a German author, philosopher and skeptic. He has a position at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and academic director of philosophy, politics and economy. He studied economy, ...
TheESP - Ep.#251 - 1st of the Next 250

TheESP – Ep.#251 – 1st of the Next 250

This week we reflect a on the new vaccines that are coming. Annika sings(!) to celebrate the quiz performance of Pontus, Brian and Claire last week and then she tells us about a memorial for ...
TheESP - Ep.#250 - United Federation of Skeptical Podcasts

TheESP – Ep.#250 – United Federation of Skeptical Podcasts

This week we celebrate 250 episodes and five years on the road with the ESP. We invited all guest hosts who ever have sat in for a show and they all joined us for our ...
Live Stream of Ep. #250 - Tonight!

Live Stream of Ep. #250 – Tonight!

UPDATE! The video stream is available on our Youtube-channel! Tonight 22 November 8:00 pm CET Live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theespeu/ Last week marked the 5th anniversary of releasing the first episode of the European Skeptics ...