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SK9 Speaker: Margee Kerr!

SK9 Speaker: Margee Kerr!

Skepticontown, We’re proud to announce our next speaker for Skepticon 9: Margee Kerr! Margee Kerr has a PhD in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she currently teaches and conducts research on fear, with a focus on how and why people engage with...

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SKEPTICON 9 HOTEL INFO

Hey Skepticoners! SK9 is once again being held at the beautiful Ramada Oasis — home of the glittery teal floors! The Ramada is all set to take your room reservations. Rates are $83 for a regular room and $93 for a room by the pool. You must call them at...

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Skepticon 9 Registration Now Open!

Ahoy, Skeptimates! The moment is finally here:CLICK THIS GIANT LINK TO BE TAKEN TO OUR REGISTRATION PAGE FOR SKEPTICON 9 OH MY THOR YES!!!!!!! Remember: Those who donate $100 when registering will receive a SUPER SECRET SURPRISE when they check-in for registration at...

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Help Fund SK9: We Have a Matching Challenge!

Hello Skepticoners! We’re kicking off ‘Mericuhs’ birthday weekend (and also Canada Day, eh?) with a matching challenge! Due to the amazing generosity of an anonymous donor (you know who you are and we’re totally in love with you), every dollar...

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Want to Know Sk9’s Theme?!

HELLO SKEPTICONERS! We here at Skepticon Headquarters are excited to announce this year’s theme: PUPPIES AND KITTENS! Get it? SK9? K-9? 9 LIVES?! Well, we think we’re funny. Stay tuned for a complete website redesign come early July. In the meantime, enjoy...

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April Fundraiser Winner: PZ MYERS!

Hello Skepticoners! We are proud to announce that the winner of our April “Pull a Prank” Fundraiser is the one and only PZ Myers! We’ve sent him his mysterious prize in the mail and we’re just SO sure he’s going to love it to pieces. Did...

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April Fundraiser: Let’s Pull a Prank!

Helloooooooooo Skepticoners! It’s April 1st, the day where we all are overly suspicious of the intentions of just about anyone we come into daily contact with. Are there really donuts in that box? Is this a bug on my lamp? Is that quarter I see in my path glued...

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SK8 Video Released: Fallon Fox

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Fallon Fox “An Interview with Lauren Lane”: We just have one word to say: FIGHTON! And this concludes the Skepticon 8 video...

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SK8 Video Released: Sam Kean

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Sam Kean “Neuroscience, Genetics and the Wonders of the Periodic Table”: We just have one word to say: ELEMENTARY! (In a...

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SK8 Video Released: Jamie DeWolf

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Jamie DeWolf “In the Blood”: We just have one word to say: LRHNEGATIVE! See you soon with another video! Love, Skepticon...

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SK8 Video Released: Hiba Krisht

Hello Skepticontown! We’re excited to announce that another video from Skepticon 8 is ready for your viewing pleasure, here is Hiba Krisht “Veils, Virginity, and (In)Visibility”: We just have one word to say: EYEOPENATORY! See you soon with another...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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