The Skeptic Awards 2013

Now we are going to engage in a little shameless self promotion.

Last year myself and Finn very much enjoyed the Saturday evening entertainments at QEDcon, including the first ever “Ockhams” or Skeptic Awards. As The Skeprechauns was not long in to it’s revival we didn’t entertain the idea of being mentioned at all but this year is a different barrel of skeptical fish!

If you enjoy our podcast and think it deserves a nomination or a vote, please head to the Skeptic website ( and pop us into the Best Podcast catagory. Nominations close on 15th February 2013.

We will be both there in person if anyone is coming along in April – we look forward to seeing you there!

Episode 36 – Clash of the Skeprechauns

Another book about Padre Pio, and Irish people putting stickers of him on their cars.
Some fantastic photos of Knock, none of Knock Rock though! with a side discussion on the mechanics of crucifixion.
We now know our galaxy tastes of raspberries (and smells like rum).
Follow the Sarcastic Rover and Chris Hadfield on the twitters!
Gamma ray bursts hitting earth in the 8th century.
That horse meat scandal and that drink driving one too, including the Irish Examiner article and how one of nicest men is Irish media hung up on him. The Dan Carlin podcasts come highly recommended from Rebecca. Ireland to start exporting wind generated power to the UK. Fantastic article about Bad PR and Marsh’s Blog and Twitter.

New Be Reasonable Podcast from the Merseyside Skeptics Society!

And did you notice our flawless segues?

Episode 35 – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Skeprechaun

That Irish anti-gay video: and a fantastic response: