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    Cross-Post: Star Trek and Humanism – The Novels Part One

    Editor’s Note: This cross-post originally appeared at Grounded Parents and is written by Lou Doench. ***** At last month’s panel on The Humanism of Star Trek at the Chi-Fi convention, moderated with an iron fist by the bad ass Jennifer Cross, I brought up during the all too brief question and answer period that I had had a lot of my…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies! Dolce and Gabbana vs Elton John, DNA Painting, Teaching, Quack of the Month, Meghan Trainer, ChiFi Photos AND Bonus Surly Amy Talk Show Video

    Mindy can’t come to the Sundaylies today because she is in the middle of a bare knuckle boxing fight with a chap who dared to say that the X-Files shouldn’t come back to FOX. The truth is out there. What this means is… Mwah hahahaha! THIS HERE BLOG, er, I mean this here blog POST IS ALLLLLLLLLL MINE NOW! MWAH…

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  • Activism

    I’m in the Choir. Preach to Me.

    We hear this piece of complaint, or advice, or admonishment, depending on the circumstances, quite a bit: “Don’t just preach to the choir.” It’s a bit ironic particularly in skeptical circles where many of us have left the types of organizations that have choirs. I consider myself part of the choir of skepticism and science. And sometimes, I just need…

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    Skepchick Schedule for ChiFi

    Starting tomorrow, all of your favorite Skepchicks will be at the historic Palmer House in Chicago for ChiFi. We also have a ton of friends of Skepchick joining us for Skepchick-themed programming all weekend. Online registration is currently closed, but you can still buy tickets at the door. Here is our Skepchick programming schedule for this week. All panels will be in…

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  • Events

    Join Skepchick in Chicago next Week for Chi-Fi

    Next week Skepchick will be running a bunch of events during geek con Chi-Fi at the historic Palmer House in downtown Chicago. All of your favorite Skepchick, Mad Art Lab, Grounded Parents and Queereka writers will be there including Rebecca Watson, Amy Davis Roth, Ashley Hamer, Anne Sauer, Julia Burke, Emily Finke, Olivia James, Kavin Senapathy, Cassandra Phoenix, Nicole Gugliucci, Jamie…

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    Skepchick is Coming to Chicago for Chi-Fi

    You’ve probably heard of SkepchickCON where all the Skepchicks descend upon Minneapolis as part of CONvergence, but this year we’re expanding to Chicago. The weekend of March 19-22, 2015 the Skepchicks will be doing a Chicago version of SkepchickCON at Chi-Fi, Chicago’s newest geek con. A ton of your favorite writers here at Skepchick and on Skepchick Network sites like Mad…

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    Anti-Harassment Policy? Not at Our Hotel!

    As the representative Chicagoan here at Skepchick, I was pretty excited a couple months ago when we were contacted by the new Chicago geek convention Chi-Fi. Chi-Fi’s programming director loved our Skepchick/FTB track at CONvergence and invited us to attend Chi-Fi in Chicago in March 2014. It was too late to plan an entire skepticism track, but many of the Skepchicks…

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