EllenBeth Wachs

My Cats are My Gods

Skeptoid Is No More

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and this is how you do a fair job reviewing a situation with a fellow skeptic

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At least that’s my guess. Brian Dunning was sentenced to fifteen months in prison for defrauding eBay on August 4th, 2014. With Shawn Hogan getting seven months for defrauding ebay four times as much, I’m guessing the length of sentence is a bit of a surprise for Brian, but I say that without any inside knowledge. I’m sure the auto-posters will run for a while, and a bunch of Skeptoid episodes are probably in the can, but fifteen months is a pretty long time for a podcast to take a break. I think for all intents and purposes, Skeptoid is defunct.

Unlike some “skeptics” I did not read the news of Brian’s sentencing with glee. I did not read it with a lot of sadness either. I am not a friend of Brian’s, I rarely put people on pedestals, and truth be told, I’ve barely listened to Skeptoid for a…

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Written by EllenBeth Wachs

August 6, 2014 at 9:04 am

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  1. As noted at Brady’s post: It’s not just that Dunning charges for his swag, but he ridiculously overcharges for it and has apparent groupies willing to pay for it.

    http://socraticgadfly.blogspot.com/2013/04/briandunning-guilty-and-not-sad-day.html

    SocraticGadfly

    August 6, 2014 at 9:37 am

    • and what is wrong with charging for swag, even if he is overcharging for it? Doesn’t seem to me that he is forcing anyone to buy his stuff. And I would love to still have groupies.

      EllenBeth Wachs

      August 6, 2014 at 10:30 am


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