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Latest Episodes

Saying Goodbye to James “The Amazing” Randi
October 23, 2020

This week on the Skepchick podcast, Rebecca chats with A Sigler and Maria D'Souza about how James Randi brought them all together, and the complicated legacy he leaves behind.

Trump’s Got the Rona
October 03, 2020

This week on the Skepchick podcast, Rebecca talks to Jamie Bernstein, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, and Maria Walters about the various conspiracy theories surrounding the news that Donald Trump has contracted COVID-19.

What’s the Deal with COVID-19 Antibody Testing?
September 25, 2020

This week on the Skepchick podcast, Rebecca talks COVID-19 antibody tests with Mary Brock, admin of Grounded Parents and a biotech scientist who develops antibody-based assays. If you'd like to watch episodes recorded live,

What’s a Penis? With Emily Willingham
September 20, 2020

This week on the Skepchick podcast, Rebecca chats with author, scientist, and Renaissance woman Emily Willingham about her new book Phallacy: Life Lessons from the Animal Penis. Fellow Skepchick and biology enthusiast Amanda Leinbaugh joins the penisy ...

Viruses From Space!
September 11, 2020

Astronomer Dr. Nicole Gugliucci is back along with bioengineer Dr. Christopher Hunter, talking to Rebecca about a recent "study" that suggests the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus came to Earth on a comet that was seen over China in October of 2019.

Our First Podcast Episode! Nerds at DragonCon
September 03, 2020

Host Rebecca Watson chats with longtime Skepchick contributors Maria Walters and Dr. Nicole Gugliucci about this weekend's virtual science panels at DragonCon, plus some reminiscing about nerd cons from years past and chat about how astronomers are con...