Skepticism

  • Jonathan Franzen Finds a New Way to be Wrong about Climate Change

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Yet another outlet has made the incredibly stupid and money-grubbing decision to allow Jonathan Franzen to bloviate. If you’re not aware, Franzen is a novelist who got famous when he got angry that Oprah chose his book The Corrections…

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  • Liquid Nitrogen Does NOT Turn Tear Gas Solid!

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Okay so the laptop I use to make these video has been in the shop for the past week-and-a-half so I’m sorry that this is coming at you a little late. The news cycle moves so quickly that you’ve…

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  • Lil Nas X Got Fooled by the “Chronic Lyme Disease” Scam

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I may be a cynical bitch, but I still love to consume the occasional nugget of wholesomeness that the internet has to offer: cute animals doing cute things, feel-good stories, and hell, even the occasional cute baby. I recently…

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  • QAnon Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg is DEAD Despite All Evidence

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Friends, I need help. I have an addiction and it may be killing me. I am addicted to QAnon. I’ve now made, like, four videos about this conspiracy theory and every time a new one crosses my path I…

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  • China Cracks Down on Skeptical MMA Champ & Sexy Cyborg

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Last year I told you about China’s dystopian “social credit score” system, in which a person gains or loses points based on how good of a person they are seen to be — for instance, they get points for…

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  • No, QAnon is Not Right Because Jeffrey Epstein Exists

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Was QAnon…right??? So asks New York Magazine’s ironically named Intelligencer, in an article that is, surprisingly, not quite as bad as its headline. I’ve talked about QAnon before — it’s the completely bonkers conspiracy theory that Democrats are secretly…

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  • Brain Boosting Pills Probably Don’t Work (Sorry Joe Rogan Fans)

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Hey, are you dumb? Would you like to be SMART? Well, allow me to sell you some pills with no scientific evidence that they will help you at all! I know you’ll buy them. Because, well. For real, selling…

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  • Do Cell Phones Cause You to Grow Horns???

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Will using your cell phone make you grow HORNS out of your SKULL like HELLBOY? No. Don’t be ridiculous. It’s only one horn and it’s not even on the top of your head. And no one really knows if it’s…

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