Thursday, January 5, 2012

"The Christmas tree flourishes as a symbol of everlasting life. That life and light of course is Christ, whose birth to Mary fulfills a prophecy of joy and salvation." John Boehner, Speaker of the House (USA)

I heard this quote today on the Freedom From Religion Podcast and could not help the mental imagery. The dried up husk of religion should be tossed out along with the dead tree.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Skeptimite in the media

I will try to keep a complete list of everywhere I appear in podcasts, newspapers or whatever. I like to call this "Ego Central".

3 Jan 2012 - The Bruising Adventure of Clumsy Girl. Blog - Vaccination Talk at Woodford with video of yours truly.

31 Dec 2011 - The Skeptic Zone Podcast. Daniel Raffaele and I chat with Richard Saunders about the SAVN and Operation Nutcracker

30 Dec 2011 - "Vaccination debate gets heated at Woodford Folk Festival" Article in the Courier Mail online where I am interviewed regard the appearance of Meryl Dorey at the Woodford Folk Festival

29 Dec 2011 - Some of the SAVN crew are interviewed by on the Token Skeptic podcast about our response to Meryl Dorey appearing at the Woodford Folk Festival. While I don't actually feature on the show, I was "the man on the ground" handing out fliers and so on.

19 Dec 2011 - Meryl Dorey is interviewed by Tiga Bayles on 98.9fm, an Indigenous radio station here in Brisbane. I call in to question some of her claims Click here to listen to the podcast A full transcription can be found at with special yellow highlighter to point out where Meryl gets it wrong.

15 Dec 2011 - 4BC with Meryl Dory and Chrys Stevenson. I called in with my cents.