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Episode 205 – 20th September 2013

This week: Kepler, Attenborough, Time Capsules, Taste, and Post-Truth Politics! An eclectic show!



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Kepler Retires (2:11) by Kash Farooq (ft Dr Jon Jenkins from NASA)
David Attenborough’s Wrong (13:33) by Lucy Abel
Post-Truth Politics (19:50) by Mark Thompson (ft Alex Marsh)
Living In The Past (31:23) by Leila Johnston
Taste (42:15) by Shell Grayson
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 42 – 16th July 2010


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Gillian McKeith in the shit (1:55) by Tom Morris
Drugs are popular (8:03) by Mark Thompson
ScienceBlogs and Pepsi (16:22) by Drew Rae
Faces and statutes (23:11) by Jourdemayne
Economics, the dismal science (29:52) by Pete Hague
Daily Express (36:04) by Martyn Norris

Episode 29 – 9th April 2010


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Skeptical Voter Update by Richard Wilson
Digital Economy Bill Wash-Up by Tom Morris
Voltaire Lecture Interview ft PROF BRIAN COX by Liz Lutgendorff
Who wants to cheat at Millionaire? by Mark Thompson

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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

Episode 18 – 22nd January 2010


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Proposition 8 Update (1:18) by Salim Fadhley
YouTube Censorship (8:36) by Dave Cole
Homeopathy and Python (14:24) by Crispian Jago (ft Mark Thompson)
I’m Feeling Sleepy (21:17) by Sly & Reggie
Robin Ince & Nerdstock (25:31) by James O’Malley (ft Robin Ince)

New themetune by Milton Mermikides.

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Episode 17 – 15th January 2010


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David Cameron’s Face (0:55) by George Poles
The Big Freeze (4:15) by Martin Robbins
Google Owns Our Souls (9:23) by Liz Lutgendorff
NHS IT Systems (15:16) by Simon Howard
Douglas Adams (20:26) by Misty
Dan Brown and Tony Robinson (23:10) by Billy Abbott
ITV and the Regions (26:42) by Mark Thompson

Episode 9 – 13th November 2009


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This week:
EXCLUSIVE: Skeptical Voter Launch (0:49) by Richard Wilson
Glenn Beck 1990 (3:45) by Salim Fadhley
Hollywood Skepticism (9:54) by Jon Treadway
Skepticism vs Denial (16:00) by Crispian Jago
Downloading TV (20:57) by Mark Thompson
Large Hadron Collider (25:49) by Professor Wilhelm Howells

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