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Suspension of Disbelief: Thinking, Fast and Slow

The most prominent skeptical books of the last few decades (Carl Sagan’s The Demon-Haunted World, Michael Shermer’s Why People Believe Weird Things, James Randi’s Flim-Flam!, among others) collectively established some favorite topics among modern-day skeptics.  You’d be hard-pressed to find a skeptical writer who doesn’t give at least a passing …

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Suspension of Disbelief: The World’s End

Welcome to suspension of disbelief, a weekly segment where we review movies, books, games and anything that takes our fancy. This week, Eddy doesn’t go on a pub crawl, because everyone should drink responsibly. That said, he does review a movie about one, kind of-ish. The World’s End is the …

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Suspension of Disbelief: The Wolverine

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is back- this time, in summer blockbuster The Wolverine. I’ll admit I went into this almost entirely blind- I know very little about the X-Men franchise and I haven’t even seen the previous Wolverine movie. However, I was pleasantly surprised by many aspects of this superhero-mutant movie, and …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Pacific Rim

Welcome to suspension of disbelief, a weekly segment where we review movies, books, games and anything that takes our fancy. When my flatmate first suggested we go see it, I pulled faces. What’s it about, I asked? WELL, He said, THERE ARE ALIENS. AND THERE ARE ROBOTS. AND THEY FIGHT. …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Man of Steel

Welcome to suspension of disbelief, a weekly segment where we review movies, books, games and anything that takes our fancy. This week, Eddy kneels before Zod, and then gets back up again, realising that he’s in the wrong movie.

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Suspension of Disbelief: Once Upon a Time Season 2

Staring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Jared Gilmore, Robert Carlyle 3/5 Pure Hearts Last year, Mindy gave you all a nice overview of Once Upon a Time season 1, but since then the second season has come and gone and now it seems like a good time …

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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 6.24

Is math real? (HT BoingBoing) Check out this billion pixel image of Mars. (via Scientific American) The World Health Organization says violence against women is a global health epidemic. (via Think Progress) Girl kicked off her football team because her presence might cause the boys to have “impure thoughts.” (via …

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Suspension of Disbelief: The Great Gatsby

I attempted to read The Great Gatsby a few years ago and couldn’t get into. For whatever reason I picked it back up a few months ago and loved it. The writing style of Fitzgerald is something I could read all day every day. I’ve been reading a lot of …

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