10 Best Pseudoscience Podcasts
Here are 10 Best Pseudoscience Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
Bend, Oregon, US
Skeptoid is a weekly science podcast dedicated to furthering knowledge by blasting away the widespread pseudosciences that infect popular culture and replacing them with way cooler reality. Each weekly episode focuses on a single phenomenon - an urban legend, a paranormal claim, alternative therapy, or something just plain stupid - that you've heard of, and that you probably believe in.
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Play⋅ 35.1K⋅ 5.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
2. The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies, and controversies.
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Play⋅ 1M⋅ 84K⋅ 8.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Sep 2005 Get Email Contact
3. Big Picture Science
Mountain View, California, US
The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular 'Skeptic Check' episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.
Play⋅ 5.6K⋅ 6.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ Jul 2015 Get Email Contact
4. The Mad Scientist Podcast
Boston, Massachusetts, US
The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!
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Play⋅ 6.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
5. The Rationable Podcast
Every week we dig into an aspect of our world and look at it through the lens of science and critical thinking. We separate fact from fake as we explore diets, medicines, science news, and trends. Jump in every week to get smarter and build your immunity against fads, pseudoscience, and fake news.
Play⋅ 792 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
6. Rationally Speaking Podcast
New York City, New York, US
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!
Play⋅ 7K⋅ 14.1K ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 65 min ⋅ Jan 2010 Get Email Contact
7. Just Na Science
New York City, New York, US
Lauren is a science teacher and Nick is a scientist. Together, they use comedy and science to debunk pseudoscience, myths, and common misconceptions they find on the internet.
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Play⋅ 481 ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
8. Coda Currents
New York, US
Coda Currents illuminates the trends shaping our world and puts them in context. From disinformation and the power of conspiracy theories to authoritarian tech and the rise of surveillance to the war on science and the influence of pseudoscience, we focus on the overarching stories that are poised to dominate our politics and our lives for years to come. Each week, Coda Story journalists show how these global trends impact you and communities around the world. You'll hear international stories you won't find anywhere else and see connections you never knew existed.
Play⋅ 12.9K⋅ 23.9K ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
9. The 'X' Zone Astrology Files
Astrology is a pseudoscience that claims to divine information about human affairs and terrestrial events by studying the movements and relative positions of celestial objects. Throughout most of its history, astrology was considered a scholarly tradition and was common in academic circles, often in close relation with astronomy, alchemy, meteorology, and medicine. The podcast provides detail on one of the forms of pseudoscience i.e. Astrology.
Play Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
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|Dr. Steven Novella||theskepticsguide.org/podcast/sgu/897||20|
|Lauren Mattina, Ms.ed And Nicholas Volpe, Ms||anchor.fm/justnascience/episodes/Would-You-Eat-Laboratory-Grown-Meat-es1v72||20|
|Evergreen Podcasts | Killer Podcasts||chrt.fm/track/E7177/traffic.megaphone.fm/FPMN8390921389.mp3?updated=1650592866||12|
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