Rob Palmer is a former mechanical aerospace engineer (spacecraft designer), turned software engineer (programmer), turned software systems engineer (too complex to explain here). Nearing retirement, he has finally found his true calling as a skeptical activist with the Guerrilla Skeptics team.
Rob can be contacted at TheWellKnownSkeptic@gmail.com
February 18, 2019
In the final part of this interview, Jay discusses the growth of the SGU podcast, gender considerations at the NECSS conference, his parenting philosophy regarding science, and his close relative who is … wait for it … a flat earther.
February 5, 2019
Mass psychogenic illness expert Robert Bartholomew shares his latest thoughts on the (supposed) “sonic weapon” attacks on the U.S. embassy staff in Cuba and China.
January 25, 2019
In part 2 of this interview, we discuss the History Channel’s Amelia Earhart debacle, mommy-woo, the Blue Whale Game, the influence of science fiction on skeptics, and chiropractic pseudoscience even a ten-year-old skeptic could see right through.
January 14, 2019
Meet the multi-talented cohost of the Squaring the Strange podcast.
November 27, 2018
Have you ever wondered why people attend CSICon, and what they thought of it? In this article, five first-time attendees give us some insight into those very questions.
November 12, 2018
In part 2 of this interview, we discuss the legacy of Perry DeAngelis, some Skeptics’ Guide segments including Jay’s all time favorite “Who’s That Noisy?”, and the Novella brothers’ science fiction review show Alpha Quadrant 6.
November 2, 2018
For the two weeks I was listening to it during my daily commute, I couldn’t wait to get back in the car every weekday to pick up where I left off.
October 26, 2018
Jay discussed the podcast and first SGU book.
September 14, 2018
What was “The Well-Known Skeptic” supposed to do?
August 22, 2018
Here is part 2 of my conversation with Nygaard.
August 15, 2018
Nygaard is a one-of-a-kind detective who specializes in bringing “psychic” con artists to justice.
July 20, 2018
On June 10, yours truly—someone who had never done a presentation anywhere as a skeptic with a capital “S”—was the very first speaker at the very first New York City Skeptics’ SpeedyCamp. So, of course I have absolutely no choice but to report on this event right here and now in my new column.
July 2, 2018
An Interview with Richard Saunders of The Skeptic Zone
May 25, 2018
I was lucky that I eventually stumbled upon a copy of Skeptical Inquirer in my school’s library, and it was that event that put me on the path to rationality.
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