This week on the Virtual Skeptics
- Bob cobbles together a story out of sticks and twine;
- Eve plays Bible: Outwit, Outlast, Outplay;
- Sharon finds sharks in sinkholes
- Tim has got a win and a loss in online battles.
This Week’s Panel:
Eve Siebert — Editor and blogger at Skeptical Humanities
Bob Blaskiewicz — Committee for Skeptical Inquiry’s Conspiracy Guy web columnist, JREF Swift Blog contributor, and blogger for Skeptical Humanities
Sharon Hill — Editor of Doubtful News and author of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry’s Sounds Sciencey web column
Tim Farley — JREF Fellow, creator of whatstheharm.net and skeptools.com
Brian Gregory – Host
The cow conspiracy:
Business Week: How the History Channel Turned the Bible into a Blockbuster
Neil Genzlinger, New York Times: “God’s Word, the Greatly Abridged Version”
Allison Keene, The Hollywood Reporter: Review of The Bible
Hollywood Reporter, The Bible: What the Critics Are Saying
Afraid of sharks? They should be afraid of us
The earth opened and swallowed him up
Wordpress prevails over Romanian colon quacks:
History of case:
Climate skeptic blogs “capture” science category at Bloggies:
Tim’s Skeptech blog post about conference specialization:
Brian’s Robot’s links:
Ohio Man Charged with Shooting Robot
Pilot sights black drone during approach to JFK airport (thanks Sharon)
Congratulations Sharon and Bob for their nominations in the Ockhams, as well as friend-of-the-show Blake Smith for Monster Talk:
Don’t forget Bob and Sharon will be speaking at NECSS in New York City the first weekend of April. Go to DoubtfulNews for a discount on registration.
On that same weekend Tim will be speaking at Skep Tech in Minneapolis. Go to skep-tech.com to register – it’s FREE!
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