Hosted by Alex Tsakiris, the skeptiko podcast explores controversial science with leading researchers and their critics and has become the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate.

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  • Anthropologist Dr. Brian Hayden traces the long history of using supernatural claims to grab power. photo by: Skeptiko   Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, you have been witness to the unspeakable horrors of the defendant’s heinous crimes. That’s a clip from the new Netflix m...

  • Investigative reporter Sarah Westall dives deep into the the insidious cycle of human trafficking, prostitution and human compromise. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from the Sopranos) Forget it, this game is not for you. No, it’s just, you know, I was thinking it would be a kick. Dav...

  • Dr. Philip Goff is a philosophy professor who dares to challenge biological-robot-meaningless-universe party line. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from Dr. Strange) I spent my last dollar getting here you’re talking to me about healing through belief… You’re a man looking at the w...

  • Self-described materialist-atheist, Tom Jump debates near-death experience science. photo by: Skeptiko   stop humming that song that’s Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg from the movie, The Other Guys could you not smile like that… now you’re asking me to mask my emotions beca...

  • Robert Forte has lived at the center of the psychedelics/entheogens/mind control revolution. photo by: Skeptiko Do you know where you are, right now? I’m in a drug trial. What do you think is wrong with you? I’m sick. That I don’t matter. That’s Emma Stone and Jonah Hill...

  • Dr. Jeffery Martin thinks he has cracked the code to well-being — an impressive list of researchers agree. photo by: Skeptiko Intro Meow. What a bitch, am I right? That’s James Franco from the movie The Interview. No, you’re not right. He’s not being a bitch. He’s compl...

  • Gordon White of Rune Soup returns to talk Magic, ET and neo-liberal social engineering? photo by: Skeptiko I’m not much of a sci-fi fan. David (from the movie Prometheus): Am I interrupting, I thought you might be running low? But maybe I should be more of one. Charlie Holloway...

  • Bryan and Anthony from the Badventist podcast, can Christians access extended consciousness? photo by: Skeptiko Sometimes people say to me, “Pastor Jeff, how do you know there’s a God?” and I say, “It’s simple math. God either exists or he doesn’t.” So, let’s be c...

  • Kevin Day, was a TOPGUN Navy Air Controller when he was thrust into one of the biggest UFO events in history. photo by: Skeptiko Sunday, November 14th, 2004, morning. The Nimitz deck crews busy launching F/A-18F Super Hornets helicopters and E-2 Hawkeye electronic warfare planes....

  • Dr. Christopher White traces multidimensional science concepts through spiritual thinking. photo by: Skeptiko I keep having these vivid dreams like thinking weird things. What sorts of things? If you’re watching any popular TV shows or movies about the future of technology, lik...

  • Conner Habib is a sex workers’ rights advocate with a rigorously intellectual take on spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko Charlie Chaplin, The Great Emperor: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyo...

  • Robert Schwartz is a hypnotherapist who believes patients can discover their pre-life plan. photo by: Skeptiko … scientists tell us that the giant tsunami wave that devastated Southeast Asia in 2004 wasn’t as big as we usually imagine. It’s not that they got hit by a 20-foo...


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