Archives for May, 2012

THUNDERSTRUCK!

As a resident of the state of Oklahoma, I am legally required to publish the following post: GO THUNDER!!!!!! WHOOOOOOOO!! WHOOOOOOOOOO!!!

So some panel at the FDA just approved this antiretroviral drug, Truvada– they say its okay to prescribe this drug for HIV negative people to keep them from getting HIV. Im going to this news the nicest way possible: I think there were a lot of MDs, and very few PhDs, on this FDA review…

Vaccinate your pets

Anti-vaxers are horrible people– They refuse to receive the recommended/required vaccinations and put everyone else (not just the very young, very old, or otherwise immunocompromised) at risk of contracting preventable diseases. Anti-vaxers are horrible parents– They abuse their children with their own personal ignorance and fears, dooming the poor things to preventable diseases and their…

Integralmath, our Justicar, recently reposted my ‘debate’ with Steve Kern on his YouTube channel, and its gotten some fun comments. One was from someone making fun of Kern: I CAN’T INTO SCIENCE, I HAVE THE DUMB. I love it and literally loled*. While the commentor was making fun of Kern, I also had to laugh…

I *love* living in the internet era. Someone can give a talk in OKC on April 28th, and someone in Thailand can watch that talk while theyre doing the dishes on May 7th. LOVE IT! All the more reason skeptic/atheist/pro-science/pro-church-state-separation groups should be highlighting, encouraging, and supporting their local talent:

I mentioned this in my interview with Karl, and its a topic Im going to be speaking about at FreeOK2 this year– hell, its something Ive mentioned over and over and over and over on this blog: We arent Cave Men dancing around a fire chanting ‘OOGA BOOGA VIRUS BAD!’ We are modern humans who…

The Conspiracy Skeptic & ERV! Again!

Several years ago, my friend Karl Mamer at Conspiracy Skeptic had me on to talk about HIV Denial. A couple days ago, I was finally back to talk a bit about the science and politics of XMRV! Make sure you listen to the very end to catch Arnies surprise cameo appearance! PUPPAH NO LIKE KITTEH!!!!!…