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Interview archive

Some of our episodes are dedicated to interviews. They are listed here to make them easier to find.
You can also see our Interview index where the interview episodes are sorted by person.

TheESP – Ep. #299 – Petra Schling

TheESP – Ep. #299 – Petra Schling

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · TheESP Episode 299 “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 ...
TheESP – Ep. #298 – Susan's 100 million!

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

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · 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 ...
TheESP – Ep. #297 – Iris Hinneburg

TheESP – Ep. #297 – Iris Hinneburg

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · 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 ...
TheESP – Ep. #296 – Mandatory vaccination

TheESP – Ep. #296 – Mandatory vaccination

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · TheESP – Ep. #296 – Mandatory vaccination How hard can it be to get people to do the right thing? We start out with some exiting news about ...
TheESP – Ep. #295 – Leo Burtscher and Climate Change

TheESP – Ep. #295 – Leo Burtscher and Climate Change

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · TheESP – Ep. #295 – Leo Burtscher and Climate Change In this episode we interview the German astronomer and climate activist, Dr. Leonard (Leo) Burtscher. Leo is a ...
TheESP – Ep. #288 – Fake! with Annemarie Bon

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

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · 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 ...
TheESP – Ep. #283 – Pavel Šmejkal

TheESP – Ep. #283 – Pavel Šmejkal

The ESP - European Skeptics Podcast · 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 ...
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. #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. #247 – Stephan Lewandowsky

TheESP – Ep. #247 – Stephan Lewandowsky

This week we talk to Stephan Lewandowsky, professor of cognitive psychology and one of the drivers behind the Debunking Handbook 2020, the recently published follow-up to the previous debunking handbook from 2011. A great resource ...
TheESP - Ep. #242 - Stefanie Handl, the Skeptic Vet

TheESP – Ep. #242 – Stefanie Handl, the Skeptic Vet

This week we interview veterinarian Dr. Stefanie Handl from Vienna, Austria. Her special fields are nutrition and diets for pets. She is a member of the “Gesellschaft für kritisches Denken” (“Society for Critical Thinking”) which ...
TheESP – Ep. #240 – SARS-CoV2 Virology w. Gábor Kemenesi

TheESP – Ep. #240 – SARS-CoV2 Virology w. Gábor Kemenesi

This week we interview Hungarian researcher and virologist Gábor Kemenesi. He is a research fellow at the Virological Research Group within the Szentágothai Research Centre of the University of Pécs in Hungary, specializing in zoonoses, ...
TheESP – Ep. #238 – Brian Deer and The Doctor Who Fooled the World

TheESP – Ep. #238 – Brian Deer and The Doctor Who Fooled the World

This week we interview none other than Brian Deer, the investigative journalist that spent years digging up how the discredited ex-doctor Andrew Wakefield misled the public about the safety of vaccines. We dig deep into ...
TheESP - Ep. #236 - Martin Moder of the Austrian Science Busters

TheESP – Ep. #236 – Martin Moder of the Austrian Science Busters

This week we interview molecular biologist, science communicator and overall cool guy Martin Moder, who is one of the Austrian Science Busters and who is also active in the Austrian Society for Critical Thinking. We ...
TheESP – Ep. #231 – How to Argue with a Racist, with Adam Rutherford

TheESP – Ep. #231 – How to Argue with a Racist, with Adam Rutherford

This week we are joined by the brilliant British geneticist, broadcaster, science journalist and author, Dr Adam Rutherford. He’s written several books of international acclaim like “Creation: The Origin of Life and the Future of ...