Blogasaurus

the skepticon blog

SK8 Video Released: Dr. Bo Bennett

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Dr. Bo Bennett “Psychology of Woo”: We just have one word to say: WOOHOO! See you soon with another video! Love, Skepticon... read more

SK8 Video Released: Niki Massey

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Niki Massey “Reproductive Justice: Activisim on the Sidewalk”: We just have one word to say: WERENOTWORTHY! See you... read more

SK8 Video Released: Kavin Senapathy

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Kavin Senapathy “Word to Your Mother: GMO Edition”: We just have one word to say: DEBUNKARAMA! See you soon with another... read more

SK8 Video Released: Destin Sandlin

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Destin Sandlin “Science, Faith, and the Internet”: We just have one word to say:... read more

SK8 Video Released: Stephanie Zvan

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Stephanie Zvan “Justice in a ‘Just World'”: We just have one word to say: DINOAPPROVED! See you soon with another... read more

SK8 Video Released: Nathanael Johnson

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Nathanael Johnson “How do we feed ourselves without wrecking the Earth?”: We just have one word to say: ENVIROLICIOUS! See... read more

SK8 Video Released: Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson “Free white persons of good character”: We just have one word to say: SCHOLARIFIC! See you soon with... read more

SK8 Video Released: Dr. Mary Anne Franks

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Dr. Mary Anne Franks “Fighting Fundamentalism”: We just have one word to say: FUNDAMENTASAURUS! See you soon with another... read more

SK8 Video Released: Muhammad Syed

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Muhammad Syed “Islam: A Primer for Atheists”: We just have one word to say: AMAZEBALLS! See you next week with another... read more

First SK8 Video Released: Justin Vollmar

Hello Skepticoners! Our first video from Skepticon 8 is up and ready to go! Presenting Justin Vollmar: Is Atheism a New Religion?: If you liked this video and want to see more like it in the future, please consider donating today and help Skepticon happen! We’ll... read more

Support Skepticon on #GivingTuesday!

A small team of about 8 volunteers works tirelessly year round to organize Skepticon. The hardest part for us has always been fundraising–it takes about 35k every year to make Skepticon a reality. While the team has been told time and time again that we should... read more

Shop with Amazon Smile and Help Skepticon!

Hey Skepticoners! We have an easy peasy way for you to help Skepticon. When you shop with AmazonSmile, a portion of your eligible purchase is donated to us! You don’t need a special account, just use the login you usually use. Even better, your purchase price is... read more

Thank You!

SKEPTICONERS! We came, we saw, we learned, we danced! We had such a great time with you all this weekend. From all of us organizers here at Skepticon HQ-THANK YOU for making each year so very awesome and special. Without this amazing community, an event like this... read more

Regarding the ‘Q&A’ with Mark Schierbecker

Skepticon would like to apologize to Concerned Student 1950, our attendees, and others affected by recent events at the University of Missouri. We hosted an event over lunch today that was billed as a onstage interview and audience Q&A with Mark Schierbecker about... read more

Lucien Greaves Workshop Time Change to 5pm!

Hello, all! Due to a family emergency, workshopper extraordinaire Lucien Greaves will be skyping in at 5pm rather than hosting a workshop in person at 11am. It will still be hosted in the Coco room. We’ve updated our schedule on lanyrd with the changes.... read more

Call for Skepticon organization help

Hey, Skepticoners! Have you ever been at Skepticon and thought, “Wow, organizing this conference must be so much fun!” Well, you would be right! But it is also a lot of work. Skepticon has grown A LOT since it’s humble, student beginnings. As we have... read more

Skepticon 8 Extracurricular Activities

Hey there, Skepticondlers! On top of the amazing lectures and workshops we’ve got planned for you this weekend, we have a few other activities you can partake in! Art Contest Cost: $20 per canvas When: Sales are all day Friday and Saturday morning; judging... read more

SK8 Room Upgrade Winner

Skeptiladies and gents, it’s time to reveal the winner of our “Room Upgrade” contest: Steven Solomon!!!!!  CONGRATULATIONS, STEVEN! You now get to live like royalty for the weekend in the Executive Suite of the Ramada Oasis Hotel! We’ve already... read more