Swoopy has an update on her Skeptical confession.
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We've been very busy working things out for Skeptrack at Dragon*Con.
Dragon*Con happens every Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, GA.
Guests for this year's Skeptrack include:
Dr. Phil Plait
Dr. Eugenie Scott
Dr. Seth Shostak
Dr. Steven Novella
Adam Savage and many many more.
An early Dragon*Con event will be the Star Party benefiting The American Cancer Society
The Atlanta Star Party will be hosted by astronomers Dr. Phil Plait & Dr.Pamela Gay.
Derek got a chance to chat with Jennifer Ouellette at TAM 7.
Jennifer Oullette is the author of The Physics of the Buffyverse.
You can also find her blogging at Cocktail Party Physics.
Her next book Dangerous Curves: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Calculus.
Jennifer is also the director of the Science and Entertainment Exchange (SEE).
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Derek had an unexpected chance to chat with Michael Goudeau.
Michael Goudeau is best known as executive producer of Penn & Teller's Bullshit!
Goudeau is still a Las Vegas magician as well as a writer for Penn and Teller.
Goudeau has a personal interest in debunking the anti-vax movement -his son has autism.
The most prominent celebrity anti-vaccination proponent is actress Jenny McCarthy.
You can find out more about Michael Goudeau at his website.
Dr. Ray Hyman is one of the founders of the contemporary Skeptic's movement.
Dr. Hyman founding member of the original CSICOP.
Dr. Hyman is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Oregon at Eugene.
His work has focused frequently on the psychology of belief.
You can find countless articles and papers attributed to Dr. Hyman online.
Including his book: The Elusive Quarry: A Scientific Appraisal of Psychical Research.