Monthly Archives: May 2011

Episode 86 – 27th May 2011


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Science Careers (2:03) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Science Minister David Willets MP!)
Web Wars (16:38) by James Firth
Religion In The Surgery (25:30) by Luke Edwards
Religion In The Surgery II (32:16) by Salim Fadhley (ft Naomi Phillips)
Dead Bodies (40:17) by Simon Howard
The Daily Mail (47:12) by Will Parbury
Lady Gaga (54:52) by Martyn Norris
L’espirit de l’escalier (62:11) by Alex Gilbert

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Science careers: has the science establishment let down young researchers?

A debate recorded at the Royal Institution of Great Britain featuring Dr Evan Harris, Dr Jenny Rohn, Prof Athene Donald and the Minister for Science & Universities, David Willetts.

We will have interviews with some of the participants, including David Willetts on our main programme on Friday.

Hear the debate in full below:


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Free Primates – The Uncaged Monkeys Podcast – Episode 5 (Edinburgh)

The fourth in our exclusive series of podcasts from backstage at the Uncaged Monkeys tour. In this episode, Robin Ince, Brian Cox, Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre answer audience questions from the Edinburgh leg of the tour. Thanks to Helen Arney for recording.


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Episode 85 – 20th May 2011

A rapper, a comedian and a man who believes the world is going to end tomorrow all star in this week’s show! Have a listen to find out more!


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The Rapture (2:06) by Salim Fadhley
The Rap Guide To Evolution (17:58) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Baba Brinkman)
Australian Chaplains (28:04) by Robert Williams
Extreme Rambling (35:56) by James Thomas (ft Mark Thomas)
Skeptics In The Church (45:40) by Drew Rae
The Hargreaves Report (51:52) by Salim Fadhley (ft Emily Goodhand)
Traditional Chinese Medicine (61:01) by Kash Farooq
The song at the end is Natural Selection by Baba Brinkman

Rapture Survival Guide with Paul Day
Not featured on the main show – a bonus report by Paul Day, in which he presents us with a rapture survival guide. You should listen – your life may depend on it!

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Free Primates – The Uncaged Monkeys Podcast – Episode 4 (Manchester)

The fourth in our exclusive series of podcasts from backstage at the Uncaged Monkeys tour. In this episode, Robin Ince, Brian Cox, Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre answer audience questions from the Manchester leg of the tour. Thanks to Helen Arney for recording.


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Episode 84 – 13th May 2011

Should Nick just say sorry? What are the limts of privacy? And who’s been playing the race card? Find out in this week’s show!


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Black and White Homeopathy Show (1:38) by Sean Ellis
LibDem Promises (6:24) by Jennie Rigg
Privacy, Injunctions & Twitter (14:28) by James Firth
Anonymous Pwnz Sony (23:56) by Salim Fadhley
Creationism in Schools Crisis (31:12) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Tessa Kendall)
Why We Believe (36:10) by Jourdemayne
Uganda’s Gay Ban (44:08) by Natalie Dzerrins

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Free Primates – The Uncaged Monkeys Tour podcast – Episode 3 (Aberdeen)

The third in our exclusive series of podcasts from backstage at the Uncaged Monkeys tour. In this episode, Robin Ince, Brian Cox, Matt Parker and Ben Goldacre answer audience questions from the Aberdeen leg of the tour. Thanks to Helen Arney for recording.


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Free Primates – The Uncaged Monkeys Tour Podcast – Episode 2 (Glasgow)

The second of our exclusive podcasts from backstage at the Uncaged Monkeys tour. Brian Cox, Robin Ince, Simon Singh and special guest Steve Jones answer a few extra questions that there wasn’t time to answer on the Glasgow leg of the tour. Special thanks to Helen Arney for recording.


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Free Primates – The Uncaged Monkeys Tour Podcast – Episode 1 (Oxford)

The Pod Delusion is delighted to be hosting Free Primates, the official podcast of the Uncaged Monkeys Tour. In the podcast, the tour’s protagonists, Robin Ince, Brian Cox, Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre answer science questions from the audience at the different stops on the tour. In this first episode, questions come from the audience of the Oxford Uncaged Monkeys show, which was on Sunday 1st May.

This first episode features Robin, Brian, Simon, Matt Parker and Helen Arney. Helen also provides the song ‘Animals’ at the end of the podcast – you can find more of her work on her website.


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