The Amazing One-Word Comment o’ the Week!

It’s Friday, and you all know what that means: Comment o’ the Week! And a very special one at that, since it happens to be one of the best holidays invents: Halloween! I hope you’re all dressing as something appropriately clever, skeptical, or nerdy tonight. If so, you have the chance to win the Skepchick costume contest, you smart cookie. But for those of you in Chicago, don’t stay out too late drinking, since you’ll have to go meet Elyse and Elles for lunch on Saturday. Those of you in Boston should join me and my friends as we do some drinking along Boylston Street! Details here.

Anyway, this week’s Comment o’ the Week winner was one of the first responses to Sam’s Afternoon Inquisition question of what your first words might be after you become the first person to walk on Mars:

AtomNo Gravatar // Oct 30, 2008 at 3:18 pm


Nicely done, Atom! And particularly good for your very first comment on Skepchick. Welcome! Your prize: all the candy you can eat! To collect your prize, don a costume and wander the streets with a pillowcase, asking strangers to give you some sugar.

Happy Halloween everyone!


Rebecca Watson

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.

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