Sheldon and Amanda discuss their roles in Operation Bumblebee, a skeptical investigation of self-described psychic medium Chip Coffey, and the reaction by some in the skeptic community. Interview with Jay Novella from the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast about his video project, "Occ, the Skeptical Caveman." Science Report on the psychological research of influence and persuasion, and how it can be used by skeptical activists. The Good News about successful activism against the Burzynski Clinic and its dubious claims to treat and cure cancer.Read More
ShelShocked is a weekly podcast hosted by Sheldon Helms, and co-hosted by Marilin Colón. Each week, we bring you another one-hour program covering a topic in science, skepticism, atheism, or a related area. Feel free to listen below, and/or subscribe to us on iTunes or Stitcher, or by clicking the RSS feed link below.
Interview with Holocaust survivor, Magda Brown about her experiences in the death camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald during WWII. The Science Report from Sheldon about "Christians Against Dinosaurs" video "explaining paleontology." The Good News from Amanda about Australian protests against vaccine denialist, Dr. Sherry Tenpenny.Read More
Introduction of Sheldon and Amanda, sharing their stories of how they came to be skeptics. Interview with psychologist and well known skeptic, Dr Michael Shermer about his new book, "The Moral Arc." Science Report on the formation of morality and bigotry in humans. The Good News from Amanda about women's rights activists Mahdieh Golru in Iran and Souad Al-Shammari in Saudi Arabia.Read More