Meet The Skeptics!
MTS: Meet Michael De Dora

Michael De Dora is director of the Center for Inquiry's Office of Public Policy and the organization's representative to the United Nations. We had a chance to chat via Google Hangout (which can be watched below) a few months ago and I was surprised to learn a few new tidbits about his background. We talked about his time working for Fox News (yep, you read that correctly), his conversion from Catholicism and his work on Capital Hill trying to sway legislators with sometimes unpopular viewpoints.

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Watch (if you dare) the LIVE, COMPLETELY UNEDITED version below, where you get to hear my dog barking and me shooing one of my kids out of the room (neither of which made the final cut for some reason).

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

MTS: Meet Susan Gerbic

I met Susan Gerbic at TAM (The Amazing Meeting) 2011. She immediately impressed me as someone who likes to "get things done." Susan devotes a lot of time to various projects that help make this world more rational. Probably the largest impact (my own feeling) will be from her Wikipedia editing efforts. Susan tirelessly organizes people from around the globe to keep an eye on Wikipedia entries to ensure truth and accuracy. In fact, if YOU are looking for a way to help, I realy can't think of any better options!

Check out Susan's websites here:

Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia

Monterey County Skeptics

Or follow her on Twitter here: @SusanGerbic

And here's a quick interview Susan and I did at TAM 2012 for the JREF:

Direct download: Meet_Susan_Gerbic.m4a
Category:Science and Skepticism -- posted at: 8:21am EDT