The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and the crew for interviews and reports from around the world.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders, Stefan Sojka and Mayard

 

0:09:15

Ghost Adventure Part #1

Join Maynard, Alethea Dean and Richard Saunders has they wonder around the Field of Mars Cemetery.

 

0:23:10

A Week in Science

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0:26:35

Psychic Predictions for 2014

Jo Alabaster and Richard mark the homework of Australia's top mystics.

 

0:42:20

National Convention News

Eran Segev brings fill us in on the last bits of news about the Australian Skeptics National Convention.

 

0:48:42

Maynard's Spooky Action...

Maynard's Book Worm Corner. This week Maynard reviews "Question Everything". After that it's a trip to Paddy's Markets in Sydney to chat with Joanne Thompson from 'Awakening Lotus'.

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Introduction

Maynard

 

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Dr Julie Lada, the Skeptical Vet

We catch up with Dr Julie and find out what Dr Google has to do with being a vet.

 

0:24:17

A Week in Science

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Homeopathy for Ebola is as crazy as it sounds... especially if you are a politician from New Zealand.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #1 

Maynard interviews Tim Ferguson from the Doug Anthony All Stars. Hear from an Australian comic legend, live from the streets of Glebe!

 

0:17:20

A Week in Science

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0:23:08

Remembering Simon Turnbull

Richard Saunders looks back at some of his encouters with the late president of the Australian Psychics.

 

0:38:52

Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #2

Maynard interviews just about everyone at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub about the 'Bent Spoon Award' and dinosaurs.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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An interview with James Randi

Still amazing at 86, Randi chats to Richard Saunders about his upcoming tour of Australia.

 

0:19:00

A Week in Science

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0:21:55

Ian Woolf from Diffusion Science Radio

After Richard Saunders appeard on Diffusion Science Radio, he turns the mic on Ian for a chat.

 

0:26:27

Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Jo gives her thoughts on visiting her first Mind Body Wallet expo.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders and Jo Alabaster from Mind Body Wallet

 

0:04:00

Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Look... up in the sky! It's a bird.. it's a plane... it's Chemtrails? Jo gives us the low down and the high up on these trails in teh sky.

 

0:17:00

Australian Skeptics Bent Spoon Award

An overview of some of the 2014 nominees.

 

0:22:37

A Week in Science

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0:25:30

Mind Body Wallet Report

Jo Alabaster, Eran Segev, Alethea Dean and Richard Saunders live from the woo fest.

 

0:37:20

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

This week Maynard catches up with the Ghost Hunters Of South Coast and Territories.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders and Maynard

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

New Zealand leads the way by giving homeopathy the boot!

 

0:13:00

Australian Skeptics 2014 Convention

Update with lasted news about SGU and Geo at the convention.

 

0:16:00

A Week in Science

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0:19:25

Skeptic Wins Award

Daniel Loxton wins an award for his storybook "Pterosaur Trouble".

 

0:22:10

Horrible-Scope

What do the stars tell you about... you? Who knows? Let's ask Dr. Duarf Ekaf.

 

0:29:35

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub catches up with Dr. Brad McKay and then more from the Sydney Paranormal Expo interviewing visitors and believers.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Jo's report from the Sydney Paranormal Expo.

 

0:28:55

A Week in Science

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0:32:25

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

Maynard at the Sydney Paranormal Expo interviewing visitors and believers.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders, Maynard and Jo Alabaster live from the Sydney Paranormal Expo

 

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Interview with Dr Pamela Gay

Once again Dr Gay finds herself in Sydney and heads up to the Sydney Observatory to chat with Richard Saunders.

 

0:24:05

A Week in Science

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0:27:00

Mid Expo Report

Maynard and Richard Saunders catch up during the Paranormal Expo.

 

0:29:40

Interview with Michael Marshall - Part 2

What should a skeptic do when visiting a psychic show? Find out more with Michael Marshall.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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An interview with Michael Marshall

What's "Good Thinking"? Why should you "Be Reasonable"? Find out from our man in Merseyside!

 

0:26:12

Guest Editorial with Signe Cane

Who would plague the WHO with quackery? Who indeed! Fine out with Signe Cane as she looks at a homeopathic petition.

 

0:30:55

A Week in Science

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0:33:55

An interview with Susan Gerbic

Undercover but out in the open, Susan tells us of an operation to investigate a so-called "psychic" in California.

 

0:51:00

Maynard's Spooky Action...

Maynard and Richard try to come to terms with Cosmos and Ancient Aliens. What could possibly go wrong?

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

0:03:40

Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Defending the Lion; The Vulnerability of Truth

 

0:09:25

Jim Wilshire reads...

Bachelor of Séance

Mostly Ghostly

 

0:14:05

Off the Shelf

From the pages of 'The Skeptic', the magazine of Australian Skeptics... Bostijan Savle visits his local library and didn't like what he saw... and said so. Read by Richard Saunders.

 

0:23:15

A Week in Science

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0:26:40

Saunders on the Radio

Richard Saunders on the radio to chat about 'The Vaccination Chronicles'.

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