Meet The Skeptics!

You can ask 100 self identified Skeptics what motivates them and you'll likely get 100 different answers. Some people are looking to stop con artists. Some just love science. Some people are fascinated with psychology while others just want to make the world a more rational place.

If you grew up watching Scooby Doo like I did, you'll probably be incredibly jealous of Ben Radford. Except for the talking Great Dane, Ben essentially tracks down ghosts & goblins for a living. Not surprisingly, it usually turns out to be the guy who runs the roller coaster at the amusement park, or something along those lines.

Ben works with the Center For Inquiry (Formerly PSICOP) and is the Managing Editor of Skeptical Inquirer Magazine. He has also written several books, most recently "Tracking The Chupacabra."

Some Books by Ben Radford:

Tracking the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in Fact, Fiction, and Folklore

Scientific Paranormal Investigation: How to Solve Unexplained Mysteries

Media Mythmakers

Lake Monster Mysteries: Investigating the World's Most Elusive Creatures

Ben's Website:

We talked about his books, his history of investigations, what it's like hanging out in jungles, and his scientific approach to investigations.

Direct download: Meet_Ben_Radford.m4a
Category:Science and Skepticism -- posted at: 12:00am EDT