Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 11, 2008

Fellow skeptical doc PalMD informs me that apparently a new blogger, who happens to be a law student at NYU, discovered that his school had invited antivaccinationist-apologist supreme, David Kirby, to speak at NYU on June 26. In response, antivaccinationists, including David Kirby himself and antivaccinationist crank extraordinaire Clifford G. Miller himself, the man who…

I know I’m a bit late to this game, but those of you who read ERV, Denialism Blog, and Pharyngula didn’t think that their prior mention of this story about how the State of Minnesota is going to allow naturopaths to claim the title of “doctor” would stop me from jumping right in even if…

I admit it. Sometimes, my better nature notwithstanding, I can’t help taking a bit of a morbid interest in celebrity scandals. I don’t know if it’s a weakness or just normal human nature. Like most “educated” people, I do know I tend to be vaguely embarrassed by falling for an interest in such “low’ pursuits.…