On Echo-chambers, Skepticism, and the War on Women

1 March, 2018 4

In 2013- almost 5 years ago – I wrote a blog post about how the group who call themselves ‘Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia’ weren’t very good at communicating with people who believed in paranormal, supernatural, or […]

Is “Bigfoot Skepticism” Cool Now?

23 November, 2017 0

Bigfoot Skepticism is the phrase used to dismiss those skeptics who spend their time and effort investigating, writing, and speaking about paranormal subjects (not limited to bigfoot) in a scientific manner. Usually we’re told we […]

Listen: A Skeptic’s Guide to Ghost Hunting

2 November, 2017 0

In August, I travelled to Scotland and spoke for both Glasgow Skeptics in the Pub and the Edinburgh Skeptics Society as part of their Edinburgh Fringe Festival event ‘Skeptics on the Fringe’. While speaking in […]

Ghostsplaining: Men Explain Ghosts To Me

20 October, 2017 3

More often than not, if I write something on Social Media about paranormal topics without using ‘alleged’ or similar, I will be informed (most likely by a man) that ghosts don’t exist… […]

People Ask Me Questions: The Scole Experiment

22 August, 2017 1

Recently, at a talk delivered for the wonderful Glasgow Skeptics, an audience member asked my thoughts on the Scole experiment. I wasn’t able to recall offhand what the experiment involved and so was not able […]

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