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The Michael Shermer Show

Michael Shermer
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The Michael Shermer Show is a series of long-form conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, philosophers, historians, scholars, writers and thinkers about the most important issues of our time.


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4.5 out of 5 stars from 1.2k ratings
  • Good but

    I really enjoy the podcast and the wide range of topics it covers but Shermer doesn’t push back on many of his guests like he should.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States9 days ago
  • Imagine a podcast with 4 equally aligned commentators calling itself "skeptical." more

    Podcast Addict
    17 days ago
  • Good but awful intro

    I’m taking one star off just for the stupid new intro music. Why is it so dramatic. Bruh. You’re not a secret superhero spy ur an old and dorky scientist and presenter. It literally makes me embarrassed to play it out loud now. The old chillhop/lofi one was way better. more

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    Australia23 days ago
  • Often not worth listening to

    Mildly entertaining and kind of informative. He is not the greatest interviewer and his intellectual reach is quite limited. If the topic is interesting it may or may not be worth listening to. Overall not the greatest but not the worst either.

    Apple Podcasts
    Canada2 months ago
  • Skeptical about Conservative values…

    It is unfortunate. The guests Mr Shermer has on his podcast are some of the most interesting writers and thinkers in America, but he seems to mostly invite Liberal or Left Wing quests and rarely challenge any of their beliefs with even a modicum of “skepticism”. Republicans or Conservatives are repeatedly stereotyped a bigoted and radical. On the rare occasion he does invite a Conservative guest, Mr Shermer amazingly remembers the title of his magazine and challenges their opinions, which hon... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

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