A panel of some of our skeptic guests discussing who skeptics are, and some of their passions and issues are.
A lesson on the basics of skeptical thought and the skeptical movement.
Head of American Atheists (and Chair of the rally) will share his views, pictures from backstage and explain what has to happen next in order to meet the goals.
by Jeff Wagg
How curiosity should be seen as the root to broader skeptical thought.
Hear wild behind the scenes tales about how one of the largest rock tours of the 70's was developed and put on.
by Mark Edward
Join in a no-holds barred super-psychic session. Free psychic readings! Talk to dead people! Reconnect with dead pets & more. Free candy!
Using art and entertainment to encourage the general public to take an interest in science and critical thinking.
What do ghosts and porn have in common? Come for a tongue-in-cheek, informative discussion about the intersection between ghosts and porn.
Rebecca Watson's science-themed quiz show!
Documentaries, news, reality television all make truth claims that are demonstrably false, this explores how film lies with the truth.
Learn the tricks used by magicians and abused by pseudoscientists. From talking with the dead, hunting Bigfoot to debunking witch doctors.
A look at the accuracy and effects of watered-down science, popular theories and science reporting.
John Snider and David Driscoll return for another live version of their popular podcast, in which they speak out for skepticism and secular freedoms.
by Mark Edward
This shocking book blows the lid off the mainstream psychic market with true experiences from a person that infiltrated his way to the top!
Benjamin Radford and Blake Smith talk about what could be real monsters.
Trivia game show with some of your favorite thinkers.
Dr. Steven Novella and his rogues perform a live recording of their popular podcast.
Panicking about 2012? Nope, not panicking until Phil Plait gets a role on the next Twilight film or Scott Sigler teaches classes on home economics.
How multimedia artists are paving the way for mainstream skepticism.
Widespread ignorance and misinformation about the rights and limits of religious liberty is breeding a new form of religious intolerance.
Come discover what mass hysteria really is and hear about bizarre historical cases.
by Mark Edward
Where to draw the line with paranormal claims that demand an active confrontation. Kick ass or make nice?
Public perceptions of science and scams. How irrational and mistaken beliefs affect the ability to explain the world in news and entertainment.
From paranormal charlatans and pseudoscientific claimants, to how he used The Tonight Show as a vehicle for the advancement of scientific skepticism. Hyatt International North
Coincidences are common experiences that lead to supernatural beliefs. Grassroots skeptics have a strategy to explain probability & defeat superstition.
Evolution and global warming are "controversial issues" in education, but not controversial in the world of science.
by George Hrab
An evening of music, laughs and all-out skeptical fun with Geo!
How do you make your Internet content attractive to a range of world views without turning people off?
by Raymond Wiley
The truth and legend behind the Stonehenge of America.
by Tim Farley
Tim Farley, a JREF Research Fellow and creator of whatstheharm.net, will talk about how we can all help make the Internet a more skeptical place, one mouse click at a time. He will show easy techniques that anyone can use, regardless of technical skill level.
30th August to 3rd September 2012