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Russ Dobler

Russ Dobler is a geophysicist, journalist, and board member of the New York City Skeptics. He edits a science and skepticism section for the pop culture website AiPT! Comics and would love to publish your work there. Russ can be found on Twitter @russdobler46.

The Superstitions We Can’t Shake

October 29, 2018
The Superstitions We Can’t Shake

As skeptics, we know the logical fallacies and flaws in thinking that lead to superstitious belief, and we decry those faults when we see them in others.

NECSS 2018 Looks Ahead

Special Report
The Thoughtful Conduit
August 13, 2018
NECSS 2018 Looks Ahead

Despite returning to its regular home at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, change was in the air for NECSS 2018.

Beyond the Echo Chamber:  Skeptical Outreach through Pop Culture

April 4, 2018
Beyond the Echo Chamber:  Skeptical Outreach through Pop Culture

So many people do so much great work researching, investigating, and compiling the best evidence for or against an unlikely claim—and yet it rarely reaches the people it really needs to.

NECSS 2017 Honors the Past While Looking Ahead

Special Report
July 17, 2017
NECSS 2017 Honors the Past While Looking Ahead

Not even an “act of God” could keep a full day of Science-Based Medicine talks from kicking things off on Friday, June 30

Two Artists Combine Art, 
Science, and Skepticism

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 40.4, July/August 2016

Special Report
Two Artists Combine Art, 
Science, and Skepticism

“Much of my work has been about what we see, what we don’t see, and what we think we see”

Skepticism at the Center:  Event Report of NECSS 2016

Special Report
June 8, 2016
Skepticism at the Center:  Event Report of NECSS 2016

“It’s why the skeptics’ movement was founded—to tackle the issues people think important but that mainstream science considers too ridiculous to bother with.”

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