17October2017

The Randi Show – TAM 2012 Memories

The Randi Show is a biweekly video podcast produced by the James Randi Educational Foundation. James Randi himself discusses news from the world of science, pseudoscience, and the paranormal. Plus, he shares some stories from his amazing life. [...]

The Randi Show – “Why Skepticism Matters” – Live from Dragon*Con 2012

In this special live recording from Dragon*Con 2012 in Atlanta, GA, James Randi leads a packed audience through his early years as a skeptic exposing faith healers and psychic charlatans on national television. He talks about how this work led [...]

The Religio-Industrial Complex v The Innovators, Sean Faircloth @ The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012

The author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It, richarddawkins.net describes how your tax money subsidizes fundamentalists then issues a call to action. See more videos of The Amaz!ing [...]

PZ Myers at TAM 2011

Scientist and blogger PZ Myers takes “A Skeptical Look at Aliens.”

Simon Singh – The Case for Libel Reform | For Good Reason

Simon Singh details recent news regarding the libel case brought against him by the British Chiropractic Association for an article he wrote in the Guardian criticizing chiropractic. He talks about English libel laws, and explains why he says [...]

Victor Stenger – The Search for Cosmic Consciousness | For Good Reason

Vic Stenger talks about the limits of science, and whether scientists should be critical of religion and the paranormal, or if such sorts of claims are out of the bounds of science, and therefore beyond criticism. He discusses the academic and [...]

Deirdre Barrett – Supernormal Stimuli | For Good Reason

Deirdre Barrett talks about supernormal stimuli, which are exaggerated versions of natural stimuli to which there are existing instinctual responses. She discusses how our evolved instincts are overwhelmed by technological advances and other [...]

Paul Provenza – Satiristas | For Good Reason

Paul Provenza, the celebrated comic and critic, talks about his book Satiristas, which focuses on rationalist issues through the lens of transgressive and subversive comedy. He explores the social criticism of the biggest names in comedy, and [...]

2012 Pigasus Awards Announcement

Since 1997, the JREF’s annual Pigasus Awards have been bestowed on the most deserving charlatans, swindlers, psychics, pseudo-scientists, and faith healers—and on their credulous enablers, too. The awards are named for both the mythical [...]

The Randi Show – Deceptive Marketing

The Randi Show is a biweekly video podcast produced by the James Randi Educational Foundation. James Randi himself discusses news from the world of science, pseudoscience, and the paranormal. Plus, he shares some stories from his amazing life. [...]