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Archives for February 16, 2010

Franchising autism “biomed” woo

Remember Mark and David Geier? I wouldn’t be surprised if regular readers may have forgotten about this father-son tag team of anti-vaccine lunacy and autism woo. After all, I haven’t written about them since journalist Trine Tsouderos did her expose of their “Lupron protocol” for the Chicago Tribune nine months ago. Long time readers, however,…

The 130th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle

I’ve been a bad, bad organizer. Poor Martin went through all that work to put together another bang up Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle (the 130th, to be precise), and I didn’t publicize it. Well, hopefully better late than never. Go. Read. Learn. Then don’t forget that less than two weeks hence, on February 25,…