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Merry Christmas, Bob Novella!

Dear Bob,

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 [...]

Leftovers

SGU-24, our flawed gem of a webcast, has come and gone. During the show, quite a few viewers were chatting on the various IM channels were calling for more, such as SGU-48 and even a few cries for SGU-72.  While those exercises in insanity will never come to be, there were a few things which I prepared [...]

In The Words Of Perry

In preparation for the SGU-24 show (just a few short days away) I’ve been reading through some old articles that Perry DeAngelis wrote for the New England Journal of Skepticism.  As I read his articles, I can hear his voice clearly in my head reading these to me, and I am taken back to the [...]

Dragon*Con 2011: Forward Progress

So what does the Boise State college football program have to do with skepticism? 

Allow me to tell you a story about a surreal moment I had while attending Dragon*Con this past weekend, and it will hopefully become clear. It requires some non-skeptical related background, so just bear with me.

The Boise State football team [...]

Classic SGU Bits – Billions and Bacon

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.

Billions

Bob is known for many things, most recently [...]