Women Beyond Belief with Karen Garst
Mar
3
8:30pm 8:30pm

Women Beyond Belief with Karen Garst

Karen Garst is the author the Women Beyond Belief, a book that focuses on the stories of women as they leave religion behind. She has a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the UW - Madison, a Masters in French Literature from the same, and a BA in French from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She has served as a field representative for the Oregon Federation of Teachers (AFT), executive director of the Oregon Community College Association, and executive director of the Oregon State Bar. She also writes essays and blogs for the website faithlessfeminist.com about religion and it's impact on women. 

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Fact Checking Reality with Darren McKee
Feb
3
8:30pm 8:30pm

Fact Checking Reality with Darren McKee

One of the premier skeptic podcasts in Canada is The Reality Check, a panel show that looks at various topics and does a bit of a dig into the factual nature of them. Host Darren McKee will join us to talk a bit about the seemingly increasing difficulty in checking one's facts and to tell us a bit about how TRC got started. 

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Secular Activism with Dan Arel
Nov
25
8:30pm 8:30pm

Secular Activism with Dan Arel

Dan is the creator of the Danthropology blog and an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of Parenting Without God. He has also written for CounterPunch, Common Dreams, Time Magazine, On Faith, Salon and many others. He maintains a full-time blog on the Patheos network called Danthropology and writes a column of the same name for American Atheist magazine. He is a Special Correspondent for American Atheists and has previously worked as a writer and editor at the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.

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The new crew member
Oct
28
8:30pm 8:30pm

The new crew member

The Brainstorm Podcast gets an upgrade. We're adding another new member to the crew to increase our knowledge base so we can bring you a better show with the best information. Of course things could still change but for now we're planning a test show with our potential new crew member on October 28th and we'll see how she likes being on the show. 

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Kavin Senapathy and The Fear Babe
Oct
14
8:30pm 8:30pm

Kavin Senapathy and The Fear Babe

Kavin Senapathy 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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Steve Novella: prolific skeptic blogger and science advocate
Sep
16
8:30pm 8:30pm

Steve Novella: prolific skeptic blogger and science advocate

Steve Novella is one of the most intelligent and prolific bloggers in the skeptic community. His blogs at Science Based Medicine and The NESS are valuable resources for every skeptic with a point to prove. We're lucky enough to have him join us to talk skepticism, science advocacy (if we can stop from fanboying and fangirling enough to get the questions out) and it seems likely that we'll veer off topic again. Then we'll do our regular things. 

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