Blog Archives for April 2013

The Biography of America’s Lake Monster

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
April 25, 2013

A review of The Untold Story of Champ: A Social History of America's Loch Ness Monster, by Bob Bartholomew. 

Trance: Trainwreck from a Trainspotting Director

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
April 14, 2013

Trance is not inherently a bad movie; it’s just one of those movies where the longer it went on, the less I cared who lived, who died, or whether anyone found that damned painting. 

 

 

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The Scope of Skeptical Activism: A Personal Story   Part 2 of 2

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
April 02, 2013

What should the scope of skepticism be? There are countless causes I support, including environmentalism, feminism, animal protection, social justice, exposing hypocrisy, science communication, media literacy, and others. But I rarely tackle these issues under the banner of skepticism. Here's why.

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