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 […]

The Gresley Old Hall Ghost That Wasn’t There

27 April, 2017 1

The Daily Mail recently ran a headline saying ‘Ghost Hunter claims to have caught the spirit of ‘a beautiful French woman called Philippa’ on camera as he took pictures at a smoke-filled 16th-century hall’. The […]

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