It’s time for your weekly update of skeptical radio shows, podcasts and this week, live appearances!. Here’s what’s going on across Canada.
Live, from Vancouver, Radio Freethinker on CiTR 101.9 FM is hosted by Skeptic North contributor Ethan Clow. This week’s big segment is an interview with Michael Shermer. There’s also a discussion of statistics and unreported crime. Net neutrality is also discussed.
Skeptically Speaking is a weekly show on CJSR 88.5 FM, based at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Last week, Desiree discussed genetically modified foods with University of Florida researcher Kevin Folta, and spoke with Monty Harper about the Songs From the Science Frontier project.
Friday night (August 13) Desiree will talk to author Christopher Ryan about his new book Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality. And on Speaking Up, Derek Colanduno and Robynn “Swoopy” McCarthy with a look at the skeptical events happening at this year’s Dragon*Con!
The Reality Check
Wrapping up the week, Ottawa Skeptics’ The Reality Check hosted by Skeptic North contributor, and Ottawa Skeptics President, Jonathan Abrams. This week’s episode looks at Vitamin D; does some brainstorming about brainstorming, and finally looks at myths about the costs of driving a red car. Subscribe to The Reality Check on iTunes or via RSS.
Skepticism Through Manga!
Finally, if you’re in Montreal on Friday, August 13, Skeptic North contributor Sara E. Mayhew will be presenting “Skepticism Through Manga” at Montreal’s annual anime convention, Otakuthon. See her post for more information.
That’s this week’s wrap up of skeptical media. If you have a show that you’d like to have profiled, please mention it in the comments.