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TheESP – Ep. #311 – Two years of Covid in Europe

TheESP – Ep. #311 – Two years of Covid in Europe

We are all animals
Annika is back in Europe and for unclear reasons we may all move to an uninhabited island in Sweden (don't hold your breath). The German Informations­-Netzwerk Homöopathie (INH) is ...
TheESP – Ep. #310 – Double Fault

TheESP – Ep. #310 – Double Fault

Djokovic wrong again, and both popes get poked
We start with the fact that everyone and his uncle seems to have covid nowadays, and access to testing is hard. As mentioned last week, ...
TheESP – Ep. #309 – It's a 'League' of Homeopaths

TheESP – Ep. #309 – It’s a ‘League’ of Homeopaths

No mercy for No-vaxx Djokovic
Sweden had some unusual northern lights last weekend (which Pontus missed) and the Tonga volcanic eruption had an impact on Annika's plans. Don't miss Pontus on next week's ...
TheESP – Ep. #308 – Elisabeth Bik

TheESP – Ep. #308 – Elisabeth Bik

Watch out researchers!
This week we have a special treat for you - we're joined by the one and only Elisabeth Bik! Our interview with her takes us into the wonders of how ...
TheESP – Ep. #307 – What do people believe?

TheESP – Ep. #307 – What do people believe?

Special report: Large Study Released by the Swedish Skeptics (VoF)
We start out welcoming the new year and chatting about the James Webb telescope, Omicron and that the Swedish King and Queen just ...
TheESP – Ep. #306 – Happy Hogmanay!

TheESP – Ep. #306 – Happy Hogmanay!

With Eggman at the helm, we close the year
We hear about Brian's adventures at "Scotland's most haunted hotel", hear about the passing of biologist EO Wilson and rejoice at the (so far) ...
TheESP – Ep. #305 – Merry Christmas!

TheESP – Ep. #305 – Merry Christmas!

Who was that Jesus-guy anyway?
We get into the holiday season even as Sweden, Italy and other countries implement new covid measures. In TWISH we try to sort out if and when Jesus ...
TheESP – Ep. #304 – There's an octopus in my vaccine

TheESP – Ep. #304 – There’s an octopus in my vaccine

Also, Santa is not real and Annika pokes Christmas trees
The Ockham Awards have been announced, ESA helps a Chinese rover and the Belgian Skeptics, SKEPP, finally wins against a SLAPP*) suit filed ...
TheESP – Ep. #303 – 'Armed' against the jab

TheESP – Ep. #303 – ‘Armed’ against the jab

Also, Pope Francis is a heretic
It's farewell to Jens Spahn and welcome to the new German health minister Karl Lauterbach - will he be the one to defund homeopathy? Let's hope so! ...
TheESP – Ep. #302 – Dangerous denial

TheESP – Ep. #302 – Dangerous denial

Conspiracy theories are hazardous to your health
In this episode we first reflect a little over the new governments in Germany and Sweden. Pontus had Richard Saunders (of the Skeptic Zone fame) at ...
TheESP – Ep. #301 – <br>mRNA vaccines are NOT gene therapy

TheESP – Ep. #301 –
mRNA vaccines are NOT gene therapy

We're back in the saddle for another 300!
Before we start today we reflect on the COP26 fiasco, celebrate the recent golden thin-foil hat award and the Russians' latest adventures in space. Also ...
TheESP – Ep. #300 – Special Listener Q&A

TheESP – Ep. #300 – Special Listener Q&A

And if you didn't know, Luna can be a bit of a Drongo
For six years and 300 episodes we've been doing this, and we won't stop anytime soon! In this week's special ...
TheESP – Ep. #299 – Petra Schling

TheESP – Ep. #299 – Petra Schling

“If it looks like medicine, but it has ‘supplement’ written on it, it’s fraud!”
In the episode we interview Petra Schling who is a biochemist and a teacher at the “Biochemie Zentrum” of ...
TheESP – Ep. #298 – Susan's 100 million!

TheESP – Ep. #298 – Susan’s 100 million!

Also, it's time for some #Metoo in the Vatican...
This week we catch up with the fabulous Susan Gerbic whose Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia has hit a fantastic milestone. But we also have ...
TheESP – Ep. #297 – Iris Hinneburg

TheESP – Ep. #297 – Iris Hinneburg

Which pill would you take?
We start this week with handing Pontus a Really Wrong award for something he said last week. András is back and among other things he describes his experience ...