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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: http://www.merseysideskeptics.org.uk/

Distributed, with thanks, under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/


Skeptics with a K Show Archive:

Skeptics with a K: Episode #246

Thursday 21st March 2019

Exfoliating dildos, energetic burps, and stirring food anti-clockwise. Plus medieval pubs, wasps nests, and bad backs. With top hats and badges, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #245

Thursday 7th March 2019

Border control, neck pain, sick days, and Barmy Brussels Bureaucrats. Plus Happy Days, more escape rooms, secret backs, and birthday parties. Trading as a single economic bloc, it’s Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for MSSX, our tenth anniversary event, at mssx.co.uk With thanks to the ever-mysterious Dr*T


Skeptics with a K: Episode #244

Thursday 21st February 2019

Micro-needling, collagen, gaming YouTube, and the Flat Earth. Plus Eddie Brock, boiling steaks, machine learning, and canine ASMR. Shortening our telomeres, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #243

Thursday 7th February 2019

Small hotels, electromagnetism, copper capsules, and wet hair. Plus love languages, tasty bananas, stairs, and sexy fishy fishy sexy fish sex. It’s a very late night, with Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #242

Thursday 24th January 2019

Stronger cells, prostaglandins, the combined pill, and Pope Pius XI. Plus evening primrose oil, Stan & Ollie, vanilla pudding, and handsome John Rock. Taking a seven day break, it’s Skeptics with a K. Get the latest information on our tenth anniversary event, MSSX, at mssx.co.uk. Tickets are available from February 1st.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #241

Thursday 10th January 2019

Quitting cheese, Qikipedia, hormonal stew, and contract research.  Plus COMT, broken cafetières, air beds, and oscilloscopes.  Happy New Year from Skeptics with a K. Find out more information about MSSX at mssx.co.uk, tickets are available from February 1st.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #240

Thursday 27th December 2018

Richard Attenborough, charitable status, stagnant energy, and Christmas presents.  Plus personal anecdotes, burying the lede, bottle caps, and foie gras.  Driving in a flat earth taxi, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #239

Thursday 13th December 2018

Secret Santa, Yorkshire Pudding, the Elf on a Shelf, and hibernating in a cave.  Plus ruining Christmas, Aldi’s carrot, musical road trips, and vibrating alarm clocks.  It’s a Bad PR Christmas run-down from Skeptics with a K!


Skeptics with a K: Episode #238

Thursday 29th November 2018

Tearing apples, parole hearings, social media, and judicial reviews. Plus brightening lamps, magic soap, laddered tights, and conspiracy theories. With a big announcement, it’s Skeptics with a K. If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion about sex offenders, it runs from 0:45:00 to 1:08:10.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #237

Thursday 15th November 2018

Doctor Who, socialised empathy, an overstuffed walrus, and extreme male brains. Plus indulgent milkshakes, Body Worlds, six hundred thousand babies, and the Living Dead at Manchester Morgue. Excited by cars, it’s Skeptics with a K.