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Jan 11, 2017

tSE 033 - Dal, the owner of @TakeThatDarwin on Twitter!

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This week's sponsor: Robert Kennedy Jr, Donald Trump's nomination for chair of the new "vaccine safety commission."

Because it's 20-fucking-17 and they're "exploring" creating an Autism committee based on a study by Andrew Wakefield, most popular for causing needless suffering and deaths of thousands of children, that has been repeatedly and thoroughly debunked years ago.

God of the week: Jesus H. Christ (The "H" is for Herbert).

Interview: Dal, aka @TakeThatDarwin on Twitter!

"If humans evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys? Good work, creationists! Yeah, I bet professional biologists never thought about THAT one before!" -Dal

 

Why we love the internet: Kitten Lady! You can also check out her webpage, KittenLady.org!

Quote of the Week: Science matters, evidence is awesome, and critical thinking is an absolute necessity.  (Jenny Splitter)

Next week's episode: We’ll be back next week with an interview with Cara Santa Maria, host of the Talk Nerdy podcast, co-host of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast, and about 39012873 other things!

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