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Registration for Skepticon 8 Now Open!

Hello Skepticon lovers! CLICK THIS LINK RIGHT HERE TO REGISTER FOR SKEPTICON! We know that Skepticon 8 is 6 months away, but we can hardly stand it! We want to see you all again! In the coming weeks we’re going to start announcing speakers and this year, for the... read more

Sk8 Venue Released!

Hello Skepticoners! We here at SKHQ are happy to announce the venue for Sk8: The Oasis Hotel and Convention Center! You may remember it’s glittery floors and wonderfully fake palm trees from last year. We loved the new venue and we hope you do, too! You can use... read more

April Showers Bring…uh…an APRIL FUNDRAISER!

Hello Skepticontown! April is here and we’re happy to announce another fabulous fundraiser coming your way! This month, anyone who donates using the donation button below enters for a chance to win a signed copy of David Fitzgerald’s The Complete... read more

Join the Dino Club and Be AMAZEBANANAS!

Hello Skepticontown! We here at Skepticon HQ are happy to publicly announce DINO CLUB! Dino Club is a group of totally amazing people who donate monthly to help keep Skepticon running. In return for their generous donations, these absolutely amazing badasses receive... read more

Save the Date for SK8!

Hello Skepticoners! Skepticon 8 will be held the weekend of November 13th–15th 2015! Save the date for SK8! We can’t wait to see (or meet) you again in the fall! Oh, and we’re totally using the same venue–The Ramada Oasis! Love, Team Skepticon... read more

Speaker Lineup Change: MATT DILLAHUNTY

We have a last minute schedule change to announce! Matt Dillahunty will be taking over the time slot at 9:00pm on Friday night! We’re very excited to have Matt back with us for Skepticon!!! While he says he’s perfectly happy be introduced as “that... read more

SK7 Checklist (Are You Ready?!)

HELLO SKEPTICONERS! We here at Skepticon HQ have put together a little checklist to make sure you are ready for the weekend. “Always be Prepared” is our motto*! Registered Place to Crash Scooby snacks Way to get to and from the event Schedule of Events... read more

SK7 Sponsor Feature: Evolvefish

Skepticon loves talking about our sponsors because they rock SO MANY FACES! Today we’d like to gush all about Evolvefish. It’s basically the mission of Evolvefish to make awesome sciencey/skeptic/freethinker swag for us all so we can be cool kids.... read more

Lanyards and Lanyrd, Oh My!

Everyone who registered before October 17th is entitled to a nifty badge and lanyard to wear around your neck during Skepticon. But even if you didn’t manage to make that deadline, Skepticon this year is using the website to keep track of the speakers... read more

But Skepticon, I don’t know HOW to dance!

Do you feel like throwing your head whenever dancing is mentioned? Do you wish for the smooth moves of Jareth and Sarah, but end up flopping more like the Fireys? Never fear, Skepticoners! We’ve got you covered. Friday night, after the last talk ends, join us in... read more

SK7 Sponsor Feature: Bedtime Bible Stories

There is no greater love story that Skepticon and it’s supporters. Today, we’d like to take some time to talk about Bedtime Bible Stories – Explicit! These cool cats spend their time drawing (super neato) stories out the bible (say what?) that are crazy as... read more

Dance Card Fundraiser!

OH. MY. GAWD, BECKY. Check out this fundraiser! Good news Skeptiprom lovers! A bunch of super amazing skeptics have agreed to auction of spots on their dance cards for Saturday night! Want to be sure to boogaloo with Jt Eberhard? Foxtrot with Greta Christina? Do the... read more

SK7 Sponsor Feature: American Atheists

Skepticon wouldn’t be able to rock as hard as it does without our sponsors. They are the Wayne to our Garth, the Cash to our Tango, and the peas to our carrots. Today we’d like to talk about the super cool and totally awesome American Atheists. Since the... read more

SK7 Sponsor Feature: Secular Woman

We here at Skepticon HQ are super appreciative of our sponsors–they help us make this amazing conference EVEN MORE AMAZEBALLS! Today we want to gush about one of our sponsors–Secular Woman! The mission of Secular Woman is to amplify the voice, presence,... read more

SK7 Sponsor Feature: Polaris Financial

You know what we say here at Skepticon HQ? “Teamwork makes the dream work!” …which is simply our way of saying that Skepticon would not be as awesome as it is without our amazing sponsors. Today, we’d like to brag about one of... read more

Super Secret Skepticon Party Winners!

Hello Skepticontown! We’ve drawn the names of the winners for our Super Secret Skepticon Party! If you are one of the lucky(er) attendees, then you should have gotten a super cool invite straight to your email–kind of like a Willy Wonka Golden Ticket minus... read more


May I have your attention please: the winner of the LARGEST GIVEAWAY SKEPTICON HAS EVER DONE…. is #drumroll Steven Solomon!!!!!  CONGRATULATIONS, STEVEN! You now get to live like royalty for the weekend in the Executive Suite of the Ramada Oasis Hotel! The room... read more

Spiffy Speaker Spotlight: Kayley Whalen

Last, but absolutely not least in the Skepticon 7 line-up is our speaker Kayley Whalen! Kayley  is a queer activist and writer whose work has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Lambda-Award winning anthology Gender Outlaws the Next Generation, The Humanist magazine... read more

Sign Ups Still Available for Camp Quest Skepticon!

Camp Quest will be at Skepticon this year and they still have room to take on more campers! Here’s a note from the amazing Cindy Cooper of Camp Quest Oklahoma: Camp Quest Oklahoma is holding a mini day camp in conjunction with Skepticon on November 22-23, 2014.... read more


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