The RI Podcast back catalogue

5 April, 2014 // 0 Comments

Episode 91 of the Righteous Indignation Podcast (the one with the interview with psychic Vicky Monroe) has been getting a lot of listening in the last few days thanks to a post by a listener on Reddit. The podcast stopped being produced a while back BUT the back catalogue (minus a few episodes that we hope to re-add soon) has always been on my [...]

Please stop calling our guests “mad”.

29 May, 2013 // 3 Comments

The people we interview on the Be Reasonable podcast often share ideas and beliefs that are way out there. I get that. There are occasions during the interviews where I sit in stunned silence wondering how to proceed with the next question. It’s a bit of adventure really, because you never know what claim someone is going to come out with [...]

Coming Soon – Be Reasonable!

24 January, 2013 // 3 Comments

Next week sees the launch of a new monthly podcast from the Merseyside Skeptics Society, featuring Hayley Stevens (me!) and Michael Marshall: Be Reasonable. Each month, we’ll be speaking to people who believe in ideas and theories that run contrary to the mainstream scientific and skeptical worldview, in order to examine how such beliefs are [...]

Hayley is a ghost

22 January, 2012 // 22 Comments

When I became tangled up in the web that is ‘paranormal research’ at the age of Eighteen, I did so because I was looking for information and answers. In all the subsequent years I have found information, I have found answers and I have discovered more questions. The more I have learnt, the more I have discovered I do not know. I am [...]

Criticisms of Project Barnum

3 November, 2011 // 6 Comments

Today the ‘Strange Quarks’ podcast released an episode in which Project Barnum was discussed and criticised. I wanted to address the points raised in the podcast. 1 – Simon Singh doesn’t lead Project Barnum as claimed in the podcast by Martin Robbins. I do. Simon helped to form the idea of the petition, but everything else [...]