Archive for 'Skepticism' Category

Hitchens, cancer, and quackery

By Anthony - Last updated: Saturday, October 9, 2010

A few years ago I was lucky enough to meet Christopher Hitchens at the Hay Festival, the great writer and intellectual of our time. Sadly, while promoting his biography, Hitch 22, in which he muses on a false report of his death, he was taken ill and diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. In his […]

Brum Skeptics Blog

By Anthony - Last updated: Friday, May 14, 2010

Birmingham Skeptics have launched a new blog, with a post from Jack of Kent noting Birmingham’s tradition of free thought: Birmingham was always more of market town than an industrial town, though it was one where small businesses could easily set up. Before the Cadburys there was really little large scale factory production. And matched […]