Merry Christmas! I know I can say such “controversial” words to you without offending your intelligence, and I have every confidence you will not spit back in my face a snarky reply to the very notion of my having bestowed a religious salutation upon you.
I was shopping online for “a gift for [...]
I went looking for a clip of an interview of Groucho Marx where he talks about his famous visit to a medium for a seance. It is one of the funniest anecdotes in the history of skeptical accounts, one I remember fondly as a budding skeptic back in 1996.
Alas, there does not seem to [...]
In a viral campaign for the book Wildwood, Rainn Wilson has been playing around with an Asimov-like alter ego named Xanthony O’Harbinger. A clip has just debuted showing O’Harbinger hosting Riddles of the Paranormal, a show that bears a passing resemblance to Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World.
This episode takes place in Portland, Oregonå, and [...]
The Skeptics’ Guide has been around for over 5 years now. And there have been many funny bits and quotes. I gave an overview of the famous Monkey/Bird debate last week. And, as promised, here are some more funny SGU moments from the first two years.
Bob is known for many things, most recently [...]
It’s been a while since this has been brought up, but the most important debate in SGU history seems to have been left unresolved. Started over 5 years ago during episode 42 of the Skeptics’ Guide, the famous debate began between Steve and Perry when Steve started talking about birds and Perry famously said: