Skeptics with a K

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Skeptics With A KSkeptics with a K is the official podcast of the Merseyside Skeptics Society in the UK. Each episode features Mike, Marsh and Alice chatting about stuff that interests them, often with a skeptical angle. Produced by Mike Hall, presented by Mike Hall, Michael Marshall and Alice Howarth.

The Merseyside Skeptics Society is a non-profit organisation which aims to develop and support the skeptical community on Merseyside, UK.

The society was founded in February 2009 and holds regular events in Liverpool City Centre. The society also publishes three podcasts, Skeptics with a K, InKredulous and Be Reasonable; is behind the 10:23 Campaign and, together with the Greater Manchester Skeptics, organises the QED conference.

Their home page is here:

Distributed, with thanks, under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.

Skeptics with a K Show Archive:

Skeptics with a K: Episode #230

Thursday 9th August 2018

Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Skeptics with a K: Episode #229

Thursday 26th July 2018

New York City, hunting unicorns, tangible goals, and what happened at NECSS. Plus attentive moths, relationship ladders, the Impossible Burger, and consensual non-monogamy. With love springing forth endlessly from our hearts, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Skeptics with a K: Episode #228

Thursday 12th July 2018

Walking on the beach, grounding rods, hot ankles, and the Monkey. Plus electric blankets, cheap shirts, screen recordings, and plane wi-fi. Covertly listening through your phone, it’s Skeptics with a K. There are fewer than fifty tickets for the final QED of this decade remaining! Get yours now at

Skeptics with a K: Episode #227

Thursday 28th June 2018

High blood pressure, cannabinoids, days of the week, and high blood pressure. Plus complicated questions, sea lions, high blood pressure, and high blood pressure. More research needed, from Skeptics with a K. To get your tickets for the last QED of this decade, head over to

Skeptics with a K: Episode #226

Thursday 14th June 2018

Aircraft with attitude, homeopathy prescriptions, twenty minutes walk, and flat planes. Plus Alice’s new job, arguable grounds, Mike’s Sega Mega Drive, and the Mighty Cheese. Listen to Marsh singing video game music in Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for QED now, as they’re running out fast:!

Skeptics with a K: Episode #225

Thursday 31st May 2018

Debating Flat Earthers, placebo sleep, mountain walks, and long commutes. Plus serial addition, friendly physicists, controlling your data, and attracting crime. Wandering the streets of Birmingham whilst high, it’s Skeptics with a K. There is still time to donate to our sponsored walk, at And remember QED tickets are still available, get yours at […]

Skeptics with a K: Episode #224

Thursday 17th May 2018

In the last of our three epic specials, Marsh and Alice talk about the Cosmic Egg, a model of the universe presented at the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham. If you want to donate to the Merseyside Skeptics Charity Walk, you can do through our Just Giving page.

Skeptics with a K: Episode #223

Thursday 3rd May 2018

In this, the second of three epic special episodes of Skeptics with a K, Alice and Marsh talk about what happened when they attended the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham, and why scientists should play more Pac-Man.

Skeptics with a K: Episode #222

Thursday 19th April 2018

In this special extended episode of Skeptics with a K, Mike, Marsh, and Alice are joined by special guests Emma and Laurie to discuss their trip to see professional conspiracy theorist and former sports broadcaster David Icke, at a live show in Liverpool*

Skeptics with a K: Episode #221

Thursday 5th April 2018

Classical conditioning, Irish referenda, lavender oil, and pro-life rhetoric. Plus Ophelia Cabs, blastocysts, and a visit to the farm. With the latest on QED 2018, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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