This is a list of notable podcasts that promote or practice scientific skepticism.

Active

Podcast Host(s) Started Language Affiliation
Archaeological Fantasies[1] Sara Head, Kenneth Feder January 5, 2015 English The Archaeology Podcast Network[2]
Be Reasonable[3][4] Michael Marshall (with Hayley M. Stevens[5] until June 2014) January 28, 2013 English Merseyside Skeptics Society
Big Picture Science[6] Seth Shostak and Molly Bentley English SETI Institute
Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science[7] Karl Kruszelnicki April 24, 2012 English Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC Science
Friendly Atheist, The[8] Hemant Mehta, Jessica Bluemke June 15, 2014 English Independent
Geologic Podcast[9] George Hrab January 23, 2007 English Independent
InKredulous[3] Andy Wilson February 8, 2010 English Merseyside Skeptics Society
Little Atoms[10] Neil Denny, Padraig Reidy, Richard Sanderson, Becky Hogge July 21, 2006 English The Skeptic until 2011, now independent
MonsterTalk[11] Blake Smith, Ben Radford and Karen Stollznow July 2, 2009 English The Skeptics Society's Skeptic magazine
Ockham's Razor[12] Robyn Williams January 23, 2016 English Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio National
Oh No, Ross and Carrie![13] Ross Blocher, Carrie Poppy March 10, 2011 English Maximum Fun
Pod Delusion, The[14] James O'Malley September 18, 2009 English British Humanist Association
Point of Inquiry[15] Leighann Lord, James Underdown December 11, 2005 English Center for Inquiry
Raising Freethinkers[16] Dale McGowan December 7, 2018 English Independent
Rationally Speaking[17][18] Massimo Pigliucci, Julia Galef February 1, 2010 English New York City Skeptics
Reality Check, The Darren McKee, Adam Gardner, Elan Dubrofsky, Pat Roach, Christina Roach August 14, 2008 English Ottawa Skeptics
Saltklypa[19] Gunnar Tjomlid, Marit Simonsen, Kristin Carlsson October 11, 2010 Norwegian Independent[20]
Science for the People[21] Desiree Schell March 20, 2009 English Independent
Skeptic Zone, The Richard Saunders September 26, 2008 English Independent[22]
Skepticality Derek Colanduno, "Swoopy" Robynn McCarthy April 1, 2005 English The Skeptics Society's Skeptic magazine
Skeptically Yours[23] Emery Emery, Heather Henderson July 29, 2012 English Independent
Skeptics with a K[3] Mike Hall, Michael Marshall, Alice Howarth, Colin Harris September 1, 2009 English Merseyside Skeptics Society
Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, The Steven Novella, Jay Novella, Robert Novella, Perry DeAngelis, Evan Bernstein, Rebecca Watson, Cara Santa Maria May 4, 2005 English New England Skeptical Society
Skeptoid[24] Brian Dunning October 3, 2006 English Skeptoid Media, Inc.
Squaring the Strange[25] Ben Radford, Pascual Romero, Celestia Ward April 13, 2017 English Independent
TheESP – European Skeptics Podcast[26] Pontus Böckman (SE), Annika Harrison (DE), András G. Pintér (HU)[27][28] November 18, 2015 English Independent
Token Skeptic[29] Kylie Sturgess December 25, 2009 English Independent
Скептик (Skeptik)[30] Kirill Alferov, Levon Gulnazaryan, Ilya Makarov, Ekaterina Zvereva, Laida Kushnareva, Valery Sobolev June 20, 2013 Russian Skeptic Society (Общество скептиков)

Inactive

These podcasts are either officially on hiatus, have ceased production, or have not produced an episode in over a year.

Podcast Host(s) Started Ended Language Affiliation
15 Credibility Street[31] Sharon Hill October 17, 2016 July 15, 2018[32] English Doubtful News
Adam Ruins Everything[33] Adam Conover May 24, 2016 March 7, 2018 English Maximum Fun
Edinburgh Skeptics Presents...[34] Mark Pentler, Claudia Schaffner, David Frank + Other Guests April 20, 2015 October 20, 2018 English Edinburgh Skeptics
For Good Reason[35] D. J. Grothe January 23, 2010 December 15, 2011 English James Randi Educational Foundation
Hagtivist[36] Malik, Ros, Justice, Ato January 19, 2020 February 20, 2020 English Humanist Association of Ghana
Pseudoscientists, The Jack Scanlan, Rachael Skerritt, Sarah McBride, Tom Lang, Belinda Nicholson December 23, 2008 July 15, 2015 English Young Australian Skeptics
Quackcast[37][38] Mark Crislip May 5, 2006 April 8, 2017 English Independent
Science Watch[39] Dave Thomas, M. Kim Johnson August 13, 2005 March 7, 2010 English New Mexicans for Science and Reason (NMSR)
Sisyphus Speaks: Reflections on Pseudo-Medicine[40] Mark Crislip September 24, 2016 May 30, 2017 English Society for Science-Based Medicine
Unfiltered Thoughts[41][42] Jack Scanlan September 26, 2013 March 30, 2015 English Young Australian Skeptics
VoFcast[43] Joacim Jonsson April 6, 2011 January 21, 2012 Swedish Vetenskap och Folkbildning

See also

References

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