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: 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 #0x100

Thursday 8th August 2019

Ear seeds, DOOM clones, Prince Harry, and acupressure. Plus Fortnite, accidental piercings, and Tim Roth. All your base are belong to Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #255

Thursday 25th July 2019

European homeopathy, browsing YouTube, flat earth posters, and oversized boxes. Plus auto-flushing toilets, robot shelves, and wearing a suit to the park. Rehearsing at 4am, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #254

Thursday 11th July 2019

CEASE therapy, nutritional imbalances, Royal succession and salty livers. Plus musical theatre, leptospirosis, and the Women’s World Cup.  Delivering drinks in a paper bag, it’s Skeptics with a K. You can help stop CEASE therapists who claim vaccines are dangerous and that homeopathy can “cure” autism by contributing to Good Thinking’s legal fees here: https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/gts-cease-psa/


Skeptics with a K: Episode #253

Thursday 27th June 2019

Planning permission, fish healing, Pikachu hats, and water fasting.  Plus sleepy dachshunds, composting humans, and touring Birkenhead. Literally in a different country, it’s Skeptics with a K. It’s your last chance to get tickets for MSSX, just £29 for a full day of science, reason, and critical thinking, celebrating ten years of Skeptics with a […]


Skeptics with a K: Episode #252

Thursday 13th June 2019

Hyperventilating, DIY, chimpanzee beds, and football parades.  Plus breaking blinding, hypocapnea, role models, and feasting on fish. Doing zips up with our teeth, it’s Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for MSSX while you still can! Just £29 for a full day of science, reason and critical thinking, celebrating 10 years of the Merseyside Skeptics […]


Skeptics with a K: Episode #251

Thursday 30th May 2019

Lie detectors, HPV, pregnancy, and llamas. Plus Earth Domes, Frank Spencer, and seven-day creation. Cracking the Crystal Maze, it’s Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for MSSX today. Featuring Simon Singh, Britt Hermes, Emma McClure, Chris French, Meirion Jones, Dave Alnwick, and our own Dr Alice Howarth! July 6th. Liner Hotel, Liverpool. Be there!


Skeptics with a K: Episode #250

Thursday 16th May 2019

Pokémon brains, caffeine power, vaccine denial, and solar cells. Plus nana-wire, birthdays, weasel words, and red wine. Trying not to make a fuss, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #249

Thursday 2nd May 2019

Horse chiropractic, tectonic plates, scouting with tanks, and acupuncture anaesthesia. Plus the Palace of Versailles, Dalekmania, regeneration, and creepy crawling babies. Just as good on Street View, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #248

Thursday 18th April 2019

B12, Jack the Ripper, Master Masons, and eye bees. Plus American accents, Satanic hands, and the Wilderness Years. Time travelling in a flat, it’s Skeptics with a K.


Skeptics with a K: Episode #247

Thursday 4th April 2019

It’s April, you fools! Charging VAT on justice, HAARPing on about climate, and getting hot under the waist-band. Plus space mirrors, albedos, and blue balls. Fertilising the sea, it’s Skeptics with a K.