Rebecca Watson

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor.
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    Supreme Court Says Your Taxes Can Now Fund Religious Indoctrination

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Let me begin by saying I am not a constitutional lawyer. I know, I know, it’s shocking. Me? NOT a lawyer? Who would have thought? I DID do mock trial in high school though and I feel like I…

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    Matt Walsh Needs to Know: What IS a Woman??

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’ve been disturbed over the past several years to notice that more and more often when someone in my circle of friends or people I follow on social media mention the name “Matt Walsh,” they’re NOT referring to the…

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    Is Google’s AI Sentient? Does it even Matter?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: This week, the Washington Post dropped a bombshell article about a Google engineer who claims the chatbot he works on, called LaMDA, is sentient. Though I am not a philosopher nor an artificial intelligence expert, this raised a LOT…

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    Feminists Were Wrong About Domestic Violence

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Okay, I know what you’re thinking, but the title of this video has nothing to do directly with the recently concluded Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial. I’m done talking about that for now. Sooooo done. But it IS…

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    No, Monkeypox Didn’t Come From a Human Getting Frisky with a Monkey

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! A few weeks ago I made a video about how “the Great Replacement Theory” hawked by white supremacists has persisted in part thanks to Nazis at the Pioneer Fund, who have been promoting eugenics since before the Holocaust. And I…

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    You’re Wrong about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! I’ve spent several years now studiously avoiding learning anything about the ongoing battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, but as an avid user of social media I find that it has finally become completely and utterly unavoidable. This is…

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    The Science of How to Stop Mass Shootings

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: On Tuesday, May 24 2022, an 18-year old South Texas man shot his grandmother, drove to an elementary school, barricaded himself in a classroom, and murdered 19 small children and 2 adults before he was eventually shot and killed…

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    Are MATH TEXTBOOKS Teaching Kids Critical Race Theory?????

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Well, I made it to May of 2022 before I finally gave up and decided to talk about “critical race theory,” or CRT, the latest straw-filled bogeyman being attacked by whatever alt-right morons haven’t died of COVID yet. I…

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