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Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub - Events and Venue At Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub, we've had some big wins regarding events, securing Kylie Sturgess from PodBlack.com and the Token Skeptic podcast, and Warren Bonett from EmiggenBooks for our first event, which we're running as a collaboration with Melbourne Skeptics in … Continue reading So much news!

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Melbourne Skeptics first ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ at Docklands tomorrow!


In addition to the exciting launch of Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub in February, my good friend Chris Higgins has launched a brand new skeptical group, Melbourne Skeptics, who will also hold monthly 'Skeptics in the Pub' events in Docklands. The first event is tomorrow evening *yay*, and I will be there along … Continue reading Melbourne Skeptics first ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ at Docklands tomorrow!

Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub


Well, it's happening folks. After scouring my designated search area, I have found a location for the Melbourne Eastern Hills SitP to meet, which is the 'Knox Club' on the corner of Stud and Boronia Roads, Wantirna South Vic. The group currently comprises 19 interested parties, 11 of whom have indicated their intention to come … Continue reading Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub

George Hrab does Melbourne – Styrofoam Tour


Tonight I had the pleasure of attending George Hrab's single, free gig in Melbourne as part of his 'Styrofoam' tour of Australia and New Zealand, details about which you can read here. What a night! The gig itself was fantastic, with about 50 people packed into a small back-bar of the Clyde Hotel in Carlton, … Continue reading George Hrab does Melbourne – Styrofoam Tour

TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 3 (day 2.0)


The Amazing Meeting Australia 2010, hosted in Sydney, has officially wrapped up, ending with a standing ovation for James "The Amazing" Randi as he announced the Australian Skeptics Inc. and JREF's eager intention to hold the next TAM Australia meeting in 2011 in non-other than my own home-town, Melbourne Australia. I write this as I … Continue reading TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 3 (day 2.0)

TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 2 (day 1.0)


  First i must make a correction - my previous post, 'TAM Australia - Impressions from Day 1' as it turns out is incorrectly named, as the organisers took pains to point out to us that the first day was actually a bonus day, which we might call 'Day 0'.   This then becomes my … Continue reading TAM Australia – Impressions from Day 2 (day 1.0)

Superheroes are amongst us!


I used to think superheroes were the domain of fiction, existing only in comic-books and on film, their powers limited to battling their super-villain foe, equally the domain of fiction. I didn't realise superheroes and super-villains are actually real, living amongst us and effecting our lives in very real ways. You see the problem was … Continue reading Superheroes are amongst us!