Archives for March, 2012

Elgin Offshore Drill Gas Leak

Marie-Claire Shanahan is going t be interviewing David Dobbs about his book, Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral on Skeptically Speaking. So, that would be one of my favorite people interviewing one of my favorite authors about one of my favorite books which is, in turn, about one of my…

Get Ready for Global Water Dances

Coming to a place near you in June. Info

Koch Brothers Exposed (Trailer)

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Climate scientist Michael Mann is no stranger to smear campaigns. Man has the distinction of having made important contributions to climate science, for which he shared the Nobel Peace Prize. He is famous to many of you for having come up with the “hockey stick” metaphor. Michael Mann is a good scientist who has done…

A challenge for you

What are we looking at here? Your answer will depend on the angle with which you approach the problem. hat tip: Sarah Moglia.

I will be interviewing Maggie Koerth-Baker this Sunda, April 1st, no fooling. Maggie Koerth-Baker is the author of the new book, “Before the Lights Go Out: Conquering the Energy Crisis Before It Conquers Us”. Maggie is the science editor and a regular writer at Boing Boing, and hails from the Twin Cities. She was once…

Predators, Prey and Me. (Corrected)

Just wanted to let you know that Matt Soniak, science writer, was interviewed on Skeptically Speaking last Sunday, March 25th, and a cleaned up version of the interview will be released on Saturday as a podcast . Matt was talking about Predators and Prey. And, on the podcast there will be a pre-recorded conversation with…

Maddow on Today about Drift

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I’m still reading Drift. It’s been hard to get the time with all this conventioneering I’m doing, but I’m loving it. See also this preliminary look at the book.

Faking it? He’s a fake? Do tell! More details, context, here.