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S2E10: Pseudoscience Gadgets

Mike and Case discuss pseudoscience and quackery in self-help gadgets, with a focus on “magnetic” and “ionized” bracelets.

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About the Author: Sam Mulvey

Sam Mulvey is a producer and the technical brain behind Ask an Atheist. He is a collector of vinegar varieties, vintage computers, antique radios, and propaganda.

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Leo Buzalsky
Leo Buzalsky
5 years 7 months ago

I found it interesting that you guys plugged Rich Lyons’ show the same day he called into your sister show (sort of), The Atheist Experience. Rich got a lot of attention on Sunday.
Otherwise, great show! I thought it was the best ever by a LONG shot!!! I NEED to buy some of those Ask an Atheist magic bracelets! 😉 …Serioulsy, I liked the show; it reminds me why I am glad to be skeptical about all things, which will hopefully protect me from being conned out of money, possessions, etc. in my future.

5 years 7 months ago

Courtesy of “This Hour Has 22 Minutes”, the Vague Ray Ionized Bracelet:


[…] to the Ask an Atheist guys for the […]


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