Jan 18 2015

Podcast for 19 January 2015

Co-host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

36:16 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Prime Minister David Cameron http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/whatsapp-and-snapchat-could-be-banned-under-new-surveillance-plans-9973035.html

44:26 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The NYPD http://theantimedia.org/nypd-vacations/

This Week’s Quote: “Beware the Four Horsemen of the Information Apocalypse: terrorists, drug dealers, kidnappers, and child pornographers. Seems like you can scare any public into allowing the government to do anything with those four.” —Bruce Schneier

Jan 11 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 12 January 2015

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

25:28 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Harvard professors http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/06/us/health-care-fixes-backed-by-harvards-experts-now-roil-its-faculty.html

31:43 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The British Advertising Standards Authority http://reason.com/blog/2015/01/06/uk-censors-mind-the-thigh-gap

This Week’s Quote: “Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing—they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me.” —Stephen Fry

Jan 01 2015

Bogosity Podcast: 2014 Wrap-Up

2014 Year in Review

0:39 – Silver Cluon Recipients:

Idiot of the Year Nominations:

58:28 – Idiot of the Year

“What do you think science is? There’s nothing magical about science. It is simply a systematic way for carefully and thoroughly observing nature and using consistent logic to evaluate results. Which part of that exactly do you disagree with? Do you disagree with being thorough? Using careful observation? Being systematic? Or using consistent logic?” —Steven Novella

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