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Just the right amount of not-a-science-podcast! Hosts Dan Broadbent and Natalie Newell talk about skepticism, religion, and politics as they relate to science, medicine, and rational thought.
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Sep 28, 2016

tSE 019 - Dr. Amy Tuteur of The Skeptical OB

Hosts: Natalie Newell (Skeptical Parenting) and Dan Broadbent (A Science Enthusiast)!

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Sponsor: CHINA

God of the week: Brigid!

Interview: Dr. Amy Tuteur of Skeptical OB!
Tonight we are delighted to be joined by Dr. Amy Tuteur. Dr. Tuteur writes about pseudoscience and parenting at The Skeptical OB and has recently written the book Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting.

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Why we love the internet: Internet comment threads.

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The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

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Sep 22, 2016

tSE 018 - Buck Mulligan, host of 'Things That I Find Interesting'

 

Hosts: Natalie Newell (Skeptical Parenting) and Dan Broadbent (A Science Enthusiast)!

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Interview: Buck Mulligan! According to his Twitter profile, Buck Mulligan is a professional adventurer in the making, and the host of the podcast Things That I Find Interesting. Because we find Buck interesting, we’re thrilled to have him join us this afternoon (well, evening for him). We’re going to a Buck-style episode today, as each of us has chosen a topic that we find interesting.

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The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

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Sep 14, 2016
tSE 017 - David G. McAfee - Author, Journalist, Skeptic

tSE 017 - David G. McAfee - Author, Journalist, Skeptic

Episode 017 with hosts Natalie Newell (Skeptical Parenting) and Dan Broadbent (A Science Enthusiast):

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Sponsor: Alex Jones, America's hero for addressing the gay frog epidemic

God of the week: Lono

Interview: David G. McAfee!

David is an author, journalist, and religious studies graduate. He has written five books, including The Book of Gods and Mom, Dad - I’m An Atheist. We talked to David about his journey into skepticism/atheism as well as about his upcoming book, No Sacred Cows, which will be available in March 2017.

You can follow David on Facebook, on Twitter as @DavidGMcAfee, or visit his website, DavidGMcAfee.com.

Why we love the internet: Alex Jones' weird rant

Quote of the Week: "The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day." -Albert Einstein

Be sure to follow tSE on Twitter at @SciEnthusiasts and on Facebook as @ScienceEnthusiastPodcast! Follow Natalie on Twitter as @ncnewell or Dan as @aSciEnthusiast!

The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

This podcast was recorded using Zencastr, a free podcasting website that is absolutely fantastic! 

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Sep 7, 2016
tSE 016 - Andrew Seidel, Attorney at the Freedom From Religion Foundation

tSE 016 - Andrew Seidel, Attorney at the Freedom From Religion Foundation

 

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Sponsor: Mother Teresa! For when you want to make a sadist a saint.

God of the week: Freya

Interview: Andrew Seidel! Andrew is a constitutional and civil rights attorney, activist, atheist, author, former Grand Canyon tour guide, and sometimes photographer. At the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Andrew works to ensure that the government obeys the First Amendment and that Jefferson’s “Wall of Separation” between state and church remains tall and impregnable. Read Andrew's article about RFRA, follow Andrew on Twitter as @AndrewLSeidel, and support the Freedom From Religion Foundation!

Why we love the internet: Bad Realty Photos! Specifically: this, this, this, this, this, and this.

Quote of the Week: "Life is too good to waste on bad ideas." -Andrew Seidel

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Become a patron at patreon.com/tSEpodcast!

Be sure to follow tSE on Twitter at @SciEnthusiasts and on Facebook as @ScienceEnthusiastPodcast!

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Have feedback? Suggestions for a topic?
Ideas for a new segment? Hate mail?
Contact us - podcast@aScienceEnthusiast.com

The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

This podcast was recorded using Zencastr, a free podcasting website that is absolutely fantastic! 

 

 

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