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Episode 171 – 25th January 2013

How scientists got tetrapods wrong, who’s trying to save the Royal Institution, how doping in sport works, should we clone neanderthals and what the frack is wrong with fracking? And more!



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Tetrapod News! (1:47) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Dr Stephanie Pierce)
Royal Destitution (14:35) by James O’Malley (ft Mary Perkins)
Doping (24:18) by James O’Malley (ft Dr Mark Burnley)
Neanderthal Cloning (34:50) by Kash Farooq and Peter Harrison
Fracking (39:37) by Drew Rae
Pharmacists and Homeopathy (46:28) by Chris Chapman
Britain and the EU (53:58) by David Biggins
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 156 – 5th October 2012

Historical precedents for Apple Maps, why Northern Ireland is so… challenging… lots of swearing and why a pineapple is the new frontier for the battle between freedom of speech and religion.



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Pineapplegate (1:02) by James O’Malley
Maps in History (4:49) by Richard Firth-Godbehere
Jeremy Hunt & Homeopathy (11:44) by Sean Ellis
Northern Ireland (17:02) by Mary
Too Much Swearing? (29:32) by Alex Fitch
Improbable Research (41:48) by Sarah Castor-Perry
Atheist Prayer Experiment (46:37) by Justin Brierly

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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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Episode 73 – 25th February 2011


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Cameron’s Arms Dealer Holiday (1:28) by James O’Malley (ft Anne Marie O’Reilly)
Dissing Dawkins (7:39) by Drew Rae
1023 On (Medical) Trial (14:02) by Sven Rudloff
No Gays At The Inn 2: The Revenge (21:58) by Nick Boorer
Anti-Features (27:41) by Salim Fadhley (ft Benjamin Mako Hill)
Genographic Project (35:37) by Kash Farooq
Christchurch Earthquake Eyewitness (39:47) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff

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Episode 72 – 18th February 2011


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The King’s Speech (1:57) by George Poles
MHRA Labelling (8:43) by Crispian Jago
Rational Vegetarianism (17:01) by Jennie Rigg
Significance Testing (23:14) by Drew Rae
Boxing Mr Firth (30:44) by James Firth
Diverse & Vibrant (37:32) by Frank Key

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350 people overdosing on homeopathy for 1023 2011

We’re here at QEDCon in Manchester, where 350 people have just ‘overdosed’ on homeopathy to prove that there’s nothing in it, as part of the 1023 campaign. Here’s a video of the overdose event:

(We might have a higher quality one up later). We’ll also hopefully have some coverage on the regular Pod Delusion podcast (check out the latest show by the way). Also, do check out last year’s 1023 special on the event in London which made news all around the world.

Episode 66 – 7th January 2011


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Richard Herring Interview (1:37) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff
Homeopathy Vets (9:10) by Kash Farooq
King James Bible (13:45) by Simon Howard
What Makes A Suicide Bomber? (21:15) by Salim Fadhley (ft Prof Adam Lankford)
Mark Carwardine Interview (30:28) by Liz Lutgendorff
Eugenie Scott at QED (35:32) by Trystan Swale & Hayley Stevens

Episode 23 – 26th Feburary 2010


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Simon Singh vs the BCA (0:56) by James O’Malley (ft Simon Singh and Evan Harris MP)
Homeopathy Evidence Check (7:03) by Martin Robbins
Homeopathic counter protest (12:24) by Jon Treadway
Paul Offit interview (16:36) by Dave Woodward
Technological Fashion Victims (25:30) by Gareth Buxton

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Episode 20 – 5th February 2010


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Homeopathy Evidence Check (1:15) by Martin Robbins
Cherie Blair and Making the Pope pay (7:06) by James O’Malley (ft Terry Sanderson, head of the National Secular Society)
David Nutt’s new job (15:32) by Mark Thompson (ft Prof David Nutt himself!)
What is this thing? (23:58) by Rob Weeks
Evan Harris vs the Homeopaths (30:30) by Smitha Mundasad with sound effects from Milton Mermikides
Commercial Break (39:26) by Martyn Norris

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Update: Due to editorial incompetence, we had a technical problem with our Evan Harris vs the Homeopaths report. This is now fixed and working, so if you can’t hear it, simply re-download the episode