Line-up announcement for GET REAL Holiday Special & 2-Year Anniversary Party!

Sunday Dec 14, 2014 @ 8pm GET REAL. Comedy You Can Believe In! Holiday Special & Two-Year Anniversary GET REAL with us once again on Sunday Dec. 14th, 2014 as we celebrate two unbelievable years of skeptical comedy with some of our favorite standup comics and performers! hosted by Doogie Horner featuring stand-up by Michelle […]

An Open Letter To Ben Affleck

A powerful piece written by Eiynah, a Pakistani-Canadian blogger and illustrator. Originally published in Pakistan Today, posted here in full. Visit the original article and check out the comments section, it’s worth reading.   Your heart was in the right place, but… Dear Ben, I am writing to you today as a woman who was […]

A Russian Anti-GMO Group is Going to Waste $25mil Systamatically Abusing Animals Over Three Years

At a press conference held on Tuesday in London, a group called Factor GMO announced that they will be conducting what they are calling “The world’s largest ever study on GMO and pesticide safety.” I guess they didn’t notice this recently published 30 year, multi generational, billion animal, trillion meal study. From what little information […]

How to Take a Minor Story Out of Scandanavia and Make it All About “ME! ME! ME!”

I really don’t like writing about the FUD Babe. She simply doesn’t deserve the amount of attention that she somehow attracts. I have a feeling that we have even reached a point where companies are happy to be the focus of her ire. Starbucks recent total dismissal of her Campaign de FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and […]

This Thursday night in Philly, it’s a Skeptics In The Pub Spooky Edition with paranormal investigator Kenny Biddle

It’s a special Skeptics In The Pub on Mischief Night (aka Hackers Night, aka Goosey Night, aka Hell Night, aka Cabbage Night, aka Gate Night, aka Mat Night, aka Devil’s Night, aka Mischievous Night, aka Miggy Night, aka Trick Night. Ah, these are things you learn from reading Wikipedia). We have a special guest speaker […]

Celebrate Carl Sagan Day 2014 in Philadelphia!

  On Sunday November 9th, 2014, grab your turtleneck and corduroy blazer and join us for a celebration of Carl Sagan Day, a day to have billions and billions of fun, and remember that we are made of star stuff. We’re having a viewing party for the original COSMOS, along with some other selected videos, […]

An open letter to people attending the “March Against Chemtrails”

This Saturday September 27th, 2014, thousands of people around the world will apparently be taking part in the “March Against Chemtrails” – a global protest of what they believe is a sinister, ongoing plot by the powers-that-be to drop chemicals on the public from high in the sky for vague nefarious reasons. Groups in cities […]

Ebola zombies are a thing now

A single unconfirmed report has been spreading around the internets like, well, a zombie outbreak. The story originating in Liberian newspaper, The New Dawn claims that two women in separate villages in eastern Liberia have died from Ebola and subsequently been resurrected. via: The New Dawn Two Ebola patients, who died of the virus in […]

Skeptics in the Pub is tonight in Philly at a new location

It’s a night of spirited discussions, laughs, & table games, held on the first and third Thursdays of each month, at a selected pub in Philadelphia. This time we’re making a move– to a little spot called The Blind Pig, in Northern Liberties. We have the back area reserved, featuring a giant table which seats […]