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Announcing the first "Rationally Speaking Live!"

Date: January 29, 2011 @ 2pm

Where: Jefferson Market Library - 425 Avenue of the Americas (btw 9th & 10th St.)

Join Julia Galef and Massimo Pigliucci for a live taping of the Rationally Speaking podcast! In this special episode they will be talking about Massimo’s latest book: "Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk". It will feature an extended question and answer session from the audience, which will be released as part of the podcast.

There will be a social gathering following the event. Details coming up soon.

The Rationally Speaking podcast is produced by Benny Pollak for New York City Skeptics, and is available on iTunes and at


Save the date for NECSS 2011

Next year's Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism will take place on April 9-10, 2011 in New York City. This will be our third annual conference, and it will bigger and better in every way -- with a larger venue, more speakers, and more events!

The conference will be expanding to two days of speaker presentations and panel discussions (Saturday and Sunday), with additional events and social gatherings taking place on Friday and Saturday evenings.

We're also thrilled to announce that our keynote speaker will be none other than the Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait! Dr. Plait will head up a stellar lineup of speakers and panelists, featuring both new faces and returning favorites (full list to be released shortly).

NECSS will be the first major skeptical conference of 2011, and it's not to be missed! We will once again be offering NYC Skeptics members special discounts on registration, so if you haven't yet joined NYC Skeptics please do so today!

For the latest news and updates, stay tuned to, our facebook page, and our twitter feed (@NECSS).

NECSS is a joint presentation of the New England Skeptical Society and New York City Skeptics.


Registration for SkeptiCampNYC is now open!

Please note: T-shirts are now sold out online, but you may purchase a shirt at the event (while supplies last).

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