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Searching For Groucho, Finding Cavett

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 [...]

The Future Is Now

“A bunch of angry smiling people were handing out these anti-evolution flyers.”

Before there was the TV show Futurama, there was The Simpsons. Sprung forth from the same genius mind of Matt Groening, the man responsible for re-defining comedy, sarcasm, and satire for an entire generation (my generation), Futurama is the perfect blend of science, [...]

Humor in Skepticism

There are many facets to any robust intellectual movement, and skepticism is no different. This is probably because there are many facets to human nature and culture. While at its core skepticism may be a philosophical and academic discipline, it also involves itself with consumer protection, regulation, entertainment and fiction, building community, and humor. If [...]