242. Oliver Hockenhull, Neurons to Nirvana

Interview with filmmaker Oliver Hockenhull about the resurgence of psychedelics as medicine, and his film Neurons to Nirvana. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Oliver Hockenhull, director of, Neurons to Nirvana. During the interview Hockenhull explores the links between...

241. Joseph Atwill Responds to Caesar’s Messiah Critics

Interview with Joseph Atwill examines criticisms of his controversial theory about the founding of the Christian church. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Joseph Atwill author of, Caesar’s Messiah. During the interview Atwill offers a different explanation for the...

240. Dr. David Lane Not Sandbagged — Patricia Churchland Part 2

Interview with Dr. David Lane reexamines Dr. Patricia Churchland’s Skeptiko interview, and the implications of near-death experience science for academia. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Mt. San Antonio College Professor of Philosophy, Dr. David Lane. During the...

239. Dr. Jim Tucker Compiles Database of Past Life Memories

Interview with University of Virginia professor Dr. Jim Tucker about research of children who remember past lives. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with University of Virginia, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences Dr. Jim Tucker, M.D. about his new book,...

238. Why Skeptics Are Wrong… About Psychics & Mediums

Interviews summarizes Alex Tsakiris’s experience investigating psychic mediums, and the skeptical claims made against them. Join host Alex Tsakiris for a summation of research demonstration of  psychic medium communication.  Tsakiris also discusses his plans for a book exploring why...

237. Dr. Patricia Churchland Sandbagged by Near-Death Experience Questions

Interview with neurophilosophy expert Dr. Patricia Churchland reveals a lack of understanding of near-death experience science. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with University of California, San Diego philosophy professor Dr. Patricia Churchland.  During the interview Dr....

236. Rome Viharo, Wikipedia, We Have a Problem

Interview with social media expert and Wikipedia critic, Rome Viharo exposes cyber bullying tactics employed by dogmatic Skeptics on Wikipedia. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with social media consultant and Wikipedia cyber bullying victim Rome Viharo.  During the interview...

235. Dr. Todd Dufresne on Freud’s Looming Shadow of Deception

Interview with the Dr. Todd Dufresne examines Sigmund Freud’s deception and the legacy of psychoanalysis. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Lakehead University Philosophy Professor Dr. Todd Dufresne.  During the interview Dufresne examines Freud’s deceptions...

234. Global Warming, Climate Change and Our Illusion of Control

Interview with the Rick Archer host of Buddha at the Gas Pump, and John Collins from Maharishi University reveals controversy over the spiritual implications of global warming. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview on Global Warming, science and spirituality with Rick Archer from...

233. Mary Rodwell Which Extraordinary Human Experiences Matter Dec17

233. Mary Rodwell Which Extraordinary Human Experiences Matter

Interview with the alien encounter researcher Mary Rodwell examines the stigma of extraordinary human experiences, and why science turns away. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Mary Rodwell.  During the interview Rodwell talks about how her research into alien encounters...

232. Greg Taylor Tells Readers, Don’t Worry There Probably is an Afterlife

Interview with the author of, Don’t Worry!  There Probably is an Afterlife looks at deathbed visions, near-death experiences and other scientific evidence suggesting survival of consciousness. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Greg Taylor.  During the interview...

231. Dr. David Jacobs Dismisses Spiritual Alien Abduction Stories Nov29

231. Dr. David Jacobs Dismisses Spiritual Alien Abduction Stories

Part two of an interview with alien abduction researcher Dr. David Jacobs examines alien encounters from a spiritual perspective. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for part two of his interview with Dr. David Jacobs.  During the interview Jacobs talks about abductions and spiritually...

230. Dr. David Jacobs Claims Academia Has Abrogated Responsibility to Investigate Alien Contact Nov20

230. Dr. David Jacobs Claims Academia Has Abrogated Responsibility to Investigate Alien Contact

Interview with alien abduction researcher and Temple University History Professor Dr. David Jacobs examines his over 30 years of research. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Dr. David Jacobs author of, UFOs & Abductions: Challenging the Borders of Knowledge.  During...

229. The 5 Things You Need to Know About Skeptiko

A re-introduction of the podcast explains how the host approaches the intersection of science and spirituality. Through selected clips from previous shows and an extended clip from an important NDE presentation with Dr. Sam Parnia, Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris explains how the show has evolved...