The Brainstorm podcast is Saskatchewan’s first skeptic and atheist podcast. An eclectic group of local skeptics discuss a variety of topics relating to science, skepticism, religion and politics while having a few drinks and a few laughs.
“A chat with a scientist” episode link here:
Original release date: Dec. 21, 2013
This time around we had a real scientist on, Randy Tyson from Calgary skyped in with Mike, Rene and me to talk about everything from NOMA to climate change to Rush Limbaugh.
Edit:I’m not proud of some aspects of this episode. I certainly had some problematic ideas back then. Hopefully anyone who listens this far back will keep with us and check out newer episodes for evidence of our podcast evolution. This was our first episode in a studio though and we realized pretty quickly that we could never go back to doing things the way we were before.~Cory
Megyn Kelly claims Santa and Jesus were both white http://crooksandliars.com/2013/12/fox-news-host-megyn-kelly-assures-children
Meanwhile in Saskatchewan the Premier decides to proselytize to the citizens of the province http://youtu.be/BawVAAJJhzY
Some police manage to restore some faith in the force, even for those of us without much http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/hamilton-police-arrest-video-goes-viral-1.2461046#pd_a_7640610#pd_a_7640610
We take a bit of time to express ourselves through swearing http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2012/may-june-12/the-science-of-swearing.html
And I agree with Rush Limbaugh but end up saying something less than intelligent http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/09/rush-limbaugh-breasts-eyes-woman_n_4414157.html
Here’s a couple other links to things we touched on
And this time around I only took clips from one song —-Judith by A Perfect Circle
Here are some links to Rob’s content:
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