Farley is the creator of the web site What’s The Harm? which documents the damage done by mistaken beliefs, misinformation and pseudoscience.
Margaret Downey was born into a multi-cultural family in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Growing up in a highly prejudiced southern society in the 1950s, Margaret became concerned about persecution from an early age. She became an openly declared atheist and activist in her twenties. Free from the constraints of religious dogma and patriarchal systems, Margaret became [...]
Benjamin Radford is managing editor of the science magazine Skeptical Inquirer and a Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He has written hundreds of articles on a wide variety of topics, including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, film, and media literacy. He is author or co-author of five books: Hoaxes, Myths, and Manias: Why [...]
For 10 years, Brian has toured colleges nationwide, performing his award-winning bizarre magic show and skeptical lectures at over 1000 schools. Teller (of Penn and Teller) says “Brian Brushwood just kills me. He’s funny, dangerous, and brilliantly original. He’s going to be really famous, very soon.” Brian has appeared on over two dozen national TV [...]
Dr. Pamela L. Gay is an American astronomer, educator, podcaster, and writer, best known for her work in astronomical podcasting. She was one of the cofounders of Slacker Astronomy, and was an “on air” personality for the show from February 2005 until the end of its first iteration in September 2006. She currently works with [...]
Barbara Drescher is a scientist and lecturer at California State University, Northridge studying perception, critical thinking, and attention. Her research into human responses to color has been recognized with several awards and the findings discussed in “Psychology Today”. Barbara was a National Science Foundation Fellow and a Phi Kappa Phi Scholar. She develops material and [...]
Ashley graduated cum laude from Emory University before getting her MFA at FSU’s Film Conservatory. Ashley is a writer and an editor, focusing on story in both crafts, she’s worked in feature development, reality TV, and on several well-received short films and web series. Her feature BIBLE CON is a Nicholl Semi-Finalist, Movie Script Contest [...]