Posts tagged science
Confirmation Biases About Civility and Science with Kevin from TWIN

Cory, Lisa, Angela, Sarah, and Dave talk to Kevin from This Week in News with Kevin and Benedict and This Week in History with Kevin and Benedict. After the interview they talk about whether civility is the best response to our political opponents. Then in the Shift To Reason Radio portion the crew goes through a few stories as quickly as possible.

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Pissing People Off with Dusty Smith While Brett Kavanaugh Becomes a Monster

Host for these episodes include Cory, Lisa, Dan, Sarah, and Dave
The Skeptic Studio interview was with Dusty Smith
The Rectable discussion was on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings
Shift To Reason Radio includes crackpot audio, religious nuttery, the woo report, and science

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Privately Speaking of the Dead Catholic Church

These are all the links and notes from the August 31st show. Make sure to check out all of the episodes and become a patron for it all in one.

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Talking Credibly About The State Of Norwegian Wood

The crew talked to The Credible Hulk, they talked about Trinity Western University and church/state issues in Canada and they talked about IQs, perpetual motion machines, and what Americans think god looks like.

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Skeptical Comedy, Mother's Day, and More

On this episode of The Skeptic Studio the crew (Cory, Angela, Rene, Brandon, Lisa and Dave) talk to Ian Harris aka The Skeptical Comedian. They talk about skepticism, comedy, #metoo, and why there seems to be an abundance of bad stand up coming out on Netflix and other streaming services lately. 

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Periods, Shoes, and Sex and the City; The Ladies Take Over Brainstorm and Make Big Pharma Transparent

In this episode the women of Brainstorm take over. Angela takes the reins and Lisa, Cory, Rene, new host Basit, and the always amazing Dave had our patron, Will, on to get to know our top supporter. Then Basit talks a bit about finance and his thoughts on how debt can affect one's carbon footprint. 

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Ten Tough Problems With Newborn Baby Samples

In this one we interviewed David Madison; author of Ten Tough Problems with Christian Thought and Belief. It was a lot of fun and a great interview before we moved onto a bit about our break and then we talk about how medical science seems to be failing women and it pushes them towards wellness centers and some pretty wootastic stuff.  Then we look at a book about science treating women as inferior and read some dumb tweets before we get derailed while talking about witches, question why Alex Jones is suddenly being taken seriously, learn about knife massages, and lament the bible as a textbook in Kentucky public schools

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Story Telling and Star Trek with Callie Wright

This time around we had Callie Wright of the Gaytheist Manifesto and The Queer Side on to talk about her new show and the power of storytelling. We managed to get into some talk about Star Trek too, and how it had it's own themes around gender and sexuality. When we let Callie go we talk a bit about our week and a bit about the toxicity that exists within online atheism. In the second half of the show we discuss a women's health products again because apparently there's a lot of pseudoscience around that. Then we get into a little bit of men's health that isn't so wootastic before we talk about some magic stickers. Leo talks about a bill on immigration in Canada and then Cory talks about religious hospitals that are getting sneaky in their attempts to deny patients right to die. 

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Pregnancy Woo with Dr. Amy Tuteur

In this one we talked with Dr. Amy Tuteur aka the Skeptical OB about some woo surrounding pregnancy and parenting that is harmful to women. Then we talk to David Richards about a unified school system in Saskatchewan before the music break. Then the crew spent some time talking blasphemy and spent some more time on the woo surrounding women's health. 

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Inappropriate Words With The Science Enthusiasts

We had a lot of fun with this interview and made plenty of inappropriate jokes. Natalie and Dan were great and rolled with our usual Brainstorm chaos really well. After we let them go we spent a little bit of time talking about the gender pay gap. Then we talk about a man being charged with pretending to practice witchcraft, whether or not Shaq is a flat earther, facial cupping, and more. 

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Truth and Effective Altruism with Darren McKee

Hi and welcome to the Brainstorm Podcast Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Leo, Lisa, and Rene, with the always amazing Dave doing sound. We’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan and today is February 3rd, 2017. We broadcast live at 8:30 pm Central Standard Time every second Friday on Spreaker.com Tonight’s guest is Darren Mckee, one of the hosts of The Reality Check; Canada’s foremost podcast on science and skepticism.

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Fighting the Fear Babe with Kavin Senapathy

Oct. 14, 2016 Episode 56

Hi and welcome to the Brainstorm podcast Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Angela, Leo, and Rene, with the always amazing Dave doing sound. We’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan and today is October 14th, 2016. The Skeptic Studio is brought to you by Reasonist Ink, atheist, skeptic, and science based apparel. You can find them at www.reasonistink.com. Tonight’s guest is Kavin Senapathy, she is an author, speaker, and science activist who writes about health, medicine, genomics, agriculture and food. She's the co-Executive Director of international pro-science, pro-biotech movement March Against Myths, and co-author of “The Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House,”. She's also a regular contributor to Forbes and The Genetic Literacy Project.

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The Secular Barbershop Visits The Skeptic Studio

September 30, 2016 Episode 55

Hi and welcome to the first episode of the Brainstorm podcast’s Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Angela, Leo, and Rene, with the always amazing Dave doing sound. We’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Skeptic Studio is brought to you by Reasonist Ink, atheist, skeptic, and science based apparel. You can find them at www.reasonistink.com. Tonight’s guest is the host of The Secular Barbershop, a podcast by a secularist of color for people of all colors. Uber4ortyse7en is great at ranting, is an avid gamer, a horror movie fan and a fellow nerd

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Talking Biotech with Kevin Folta

July 22,2016 Episode 50

Hi and welcome to the brainstorm podcast. This is episode 50 and today is July 22th, 2016. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Rene, and Leo, with the always amazing Dave doing sound and we’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan. Tonight’s show is brought to you by Reasonist Ink, atheist, skeptic, and science based apparel. You can find them at ReasonistInk.com. Tonight’s guest is Kevin Folta, Professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida, host of the talking biotech podcast, outspoken advocate for biotech and favorite target of attack by anti gmo activists. 

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Blaspheming with Michael Sherlock

We’ve got another great guest for you tonight; Michael Sherlock is an author, blogger, speaker, and atheist activist. One of the founding members of the human rights for atheists, agnostics, and secularists organization and is active in the global movement to remove all blasphemy laws.

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