Get Real 7 line-up announcement! Sunday July 13 @ National Mechanics

Sunday July 13 GET REAL. Comedy you can believe in! special guest Leighann Lord veryfunnylady.com hosted by Dave Terruso featuring Aaron Nevins With Chris O’Connor Plus Alison Zeidman And Michael Rainey National Mechanics 22 s. 3rd St. Seating at 8pm, show at 8:30. Food served ‘til 11. $12 suggested donation RSVP here.Advance tickets will be […]

The Food Babe actually made orange Gatorade less healthy. Here’s how.

If you frequent the skeptical blogosphere, or have a relative who still thinks that vaccines cause autism and constantly posts Natural News-esque articles, than you have no doubt heard of that never ending fount of nonsense Vani Hari, or as she prefers to be called, “The Food Babe”. Hari has made it her oddly misogynistic […]

When will Philadelphia get to see the new documentary about James “The Amazing” Randi?

James Randi is one of our favorite people here at VFN, and a personal hero of mine. Simply put, this man’s influence is enormous. Following in the footsteps of Harry Houdini, he has made it his life’s mission to expose charlatans, scams, quackery, lairs and frauds, from astrology to zenreiki, and along the way has […]

Skeptics In The Pub – Philly: the best meet-up/book club where you can drink tall beers and eat giant pretzels with friends

Join us tonight for spirited discussions, tall beers and giant soft pretzels as we valiantly battle off the throngs of marauding bobos and brohos, holding our ground early, eventually annexing nearby tables and building Jenga block castles to the sky in our never ending quest to fight the good fight in the war of ideas […]

Line-up announced for Get Real 6 comedy show – limited reserved seating available now

We’re back from a winter break, at a great new location, with a fundraiser for the Out There Science Fair this fall. Sunday May 4, 2014 Visible Friends present GET REAL 6 – Comedy you can believe in! Hosted by: DOOGIE HORNER @DoogieHorner | doogiehorner.com Doogie Horner is a comedian, writer, and artist. He is […]

Top 5 Reasons to watch Cosmos on the big screen tonight

It’s Spacetime Sunday at National Mechanics in Philadelphia, and you’re invited. Here are the top 5 reasons you should be there tonight. 5. Two words: fish & chips. Three more words: happy hour prices. The best spot in Old City also has some of the best pub grub around, from the world-class fish & chips […]

VIDEO: Glenn Beck has argument with God after secret prophecy comes true

“My longest running unspoken prophecy–if you will, prompting– is being fulfilled right now. And it is one that I haven’t spoken. And I still I’m not going to. Because it is the one most personally frightening to me. It’s begun.   Glenn Beck seems to be freaking out a bit (or is this is a […]

Protestors bully Brandeils into revoking Ali’s honorary degree– here’s what she would have said

One of today’s most courageous voices for equal rights and free speech essentially had her mic turned off and was asked to leave by the very people who invited her to speak. Most of the pressure seems to have come from the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who condemn Ayaan Hirsi Ali for being “Islamophobic” (a […]

According to a new survey, millenials still talk to God, but less are buying what he’s selling

For some millennials who took this survey, God is like that friend you have have who works for Herbalife or one of those new energy companies, always trying to rope you in to some marketing scheme that seems to upend the laws of economics. You talk to them and entertain their offers, but you’re just […]

Do you know homeopathic from herbal? General Physicians offering “alternative quackery”

Apparently, it’s Homeopathy Awareness Week. As in, are you aware that homeopathy is complete and total bullshit? I’m not sure it’s what the organizers have in mind, but that’s the way we’re celebrating here. Let’s file this one under: That awkward moment when the patient knows better than the doctor. “I was absolutely horrified when […]