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SK10 Speaker: Jessica Xiao

SK10 Speaker: Jessica Xiao

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Jessica Xiao as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Jessica Xiao is a Washington, DC-based writer, interested in activist culture, radical vulnerability, feminism, race and identity, mass incarceration, and climate...

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SK10 Speaker: Libby Cowgill

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Libby Cowgill as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! My research focuses on several different areas within the subdicipline of biological anthropology. Specifically, I study Pleistocene human evolution, human growth and...

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SK10 Speaker: Mandisa Thomas

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Mandisa Thomas as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Mandisa Thomas is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to...

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Sk10 Speaker: Randall Jenson

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Randall Jensen as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Randall Jenson​ is a queer, multiracial artist of color and the Creator and Director of SocialScope Productions, a consulting and coaching company focused on LGBTQ...

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SK10 Speaker: Samantha Montano

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Samantha Montano as the next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Dr. Samantha Montano has a B.S. in psychology from Loyola University New Orleans and a Ph.D. in emergency management from North Dakota State University. She first...

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SK10 Speaker: Kayley Whalen!

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome back Kayley Whalen as our next speaker on the Skepticon 10 lineup! 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...

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SK10 Speaker: Mika McKinnon!

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Mika McKinnon as our next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Mika McKinnon is the disaster scientist behind the scenes that makes fiction stranger. We’re so excited to have them join us for our tenth year and we hope you are,...

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SK10 Speaker: Leighann Lord!

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Leighann Lord as our next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Leighann Lord was the New York City face of the African Americans for Humanism outreach campaign sponsored by the Center for Inquiry and it’s Millions Living Happily...

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SK10 Speaker: Ross Blocher

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Ross Blocher as our next speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Ross Blocher emerged from a childhood filled with Bible memorization, literal Creationism, and many books about ghosts and aliens as an adult with a keen interest in...

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SK10 Speaker: Laura Thomas!

Hello Skepticon Lovers! Please welcome Laura Thomas (that's right - SHE'S BACK!) as our very first speaker to the Skepticon 10 lineup! Laura Thomas is the deputy state director of the Drug Policy Institute, California, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She oversees...

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Regstiation for Skepticon 10 is Open!

Hello Skepticon lovers, Happy Tinnaversary! Get it? Because the traditional gift for ten years is tin? Ok, well nevermind about that... Registration is now open for Skepticon 10!  Click the giant link above to sign up to be with us for our fanciest and tenthiest year...

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Inside Skepticon – I Like Big Bots!

In this modern age, everything depends on the interwebs, and Skepticon is no exception. We have a resident Tech wizard on the board, and his name is Bart! And do you know how we got Bart? He told Lauren that our website was a giant pile of [censored]. Yes, gentle...

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Inside Skepticon – This One’s All About You!

At Skepticon we have a dedicated ally, a person whose job is specifically to advocate for the needs of the lovely humans who visit us. That's you! You are coming to Skepticon this year, aren't you? Of course you are, and we can't wait to see you. You're quite a...

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Make it Rain on Skepticon: Give us $40?

Hey Skepticon lovers, Each year, about 700 or so attendees enjoy Skepticon in the lush jungles of Springfield, MO at the Ramada Oasis Hotel & Convention Center. The Skepticon team did the math and we found something pretty cool: did you know that, if everyone who...

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Make it Rain on Skepticon: Our Legal Defense FUNd

Howdy Skeptiworld, We've talked about it before, but Skepticon is still facing down a long and difficult lawsuit. Unfortunately, this means that we need to spend time and energy on fundraising for BOTH legal fees (and our awesome con). Please consider donating to our...

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Make it Rain on Skepticon: Share Us!

Hello Skepticontown, Did you know that sharing is caring? BECAUSE IT IS! Skepticon has grown as a community due to all of the wonderful people who are a part of it talking to their friends. If you enjoy Skepticon and want to help us spread the awesomeness, share us in...

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Make it Rain on Skepticon: Sponsor Us!

Helloooooo SKERPTERKERRRNNN, Ever wanted to have your name in lights? Splashed across fancy brochures? Now's your chance! Become a sponsor for Skepticon 10 and make your wildest sponsoring dreams come true. Don't like one of the options we have? Suggest a new one!...

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Make it Rain on Skepticon: Dino Club

Hello Skepticonners! Here at Skepticon we're kicking off fundraising for our 10th (OMG TEN YEARS WHAT?!) con. All week we're going to tell you a different way you can make it rain on Skepticon. Today, we wanna talk about Dino Club! What's Dino Club? So glad you asked!...

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