Jan 11, 2017
Be like James, James, Alice, the four Michaels, Kris, Sarah, Janet, Amanda, Astrid, Andrew, and Trevor!
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
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!
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 is a production of Not Narrow or Straight, LLC. All rights reserved.
Have feedback? Suggestions for a topic? Ideas for a new segment? Hate mail? Contact us at podcast@aScienceEnthusiast.com!