Respectful Insolence

Archives for January 13, 2007

It’s rapidly approaching once again: Our once in a fortnight festival of skepticism, our showcase for reason and critical thinking, our veritable carnival of anti-woo. Yes, the Skeptics’ Circle will be appearing once again on Thursday, January 18. This time around, it will be hosted by someone who has what has to be one of…

The All-Pharma Cheerleading Squad!

Even though women are an increasing proportion of doctors, it’s still true that most physicians are men. And what better way for big pharma to influence those men than with hot young female pharmaceutical reps? And where better to find hot young female pharmaceutical reps than in cheerleading squads? I therefore introduce to you the…

In a warmup for his “debate” later today in LaJolla, CA with Arthur Allen, David Kirby spews the usual pseudoscience again. I can’t believe he’s still making the long debunked “autism has the same symptoms as mercury poisoning” statement with a straight face, and then continuing to parrot the same old “mercury in thimerosal in…