July 06, 2016
I've been doing investigations and appearing on TV shows for well over a decade, but an unresolved issue plagues skepticism: Should experts should ask (or demand) to be paid for appearing on TV shows beyond expenses? It's a bit of a tricky issue. I and four contributors discuss the topic.
June 29, 2016
Can people levitate? Michael Grosso, author of The Man Who Could Fly: St. Joseph of Copertino and the Mystery of Levitation, thinks so. I'm... skeptical.
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June 21, 2016
A skeptical look at the new horror film "The Conjuring 2," ripped from the "real life" case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren.
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June 02, 2016
This month's question: Is There a Right to Anonymity, or an Obligation to Preserve It?
May 27, 2016
I recently got an e-mail from a Skeptical Inquirer reader who wrote to complain about a short item I'd written on cell phone dangers.
May 18, 2016
A decade after I first interviewed feminist, education activist, and documentary subject Shelby Knox about her work I caught up with her for an update on her life and work.
May 12, 2016
Amy Schumer blames herself for inspiring a shooting at her film Trainwreck, but there's no reason she should.
May 03, 2016
Ben Radford and three invited guests (David Koepsell, Robert Blaskiewicz, and Celestia Ward) offer their takes on the topic: Does a 'national conversation' exist, and if so, what is its nature? First in a series.
April 29, 2016
I was recently contacted by a person who had seen an online video about patterns created by salt on a vibrating metal plate and asked my opinion about whether they could explain crop circles.
April 18, 2016
Should TV characters reflect the demographics of their audiences? A closer look at two reports on minority characters offers insight.