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The 91st Meeting of the Skeptics Circle is on the way

Don’t forget, everyone, the 91st Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle is fast approaching and due to land at Sorting Out Science on Thursday, July 17. Check out the guidelines for what we’re looking for and get your bst skeptical stuff ready to submit before the deadline. The contact information and deadline for this particular installment are listed here.

In the meantime, I’ve tentatively decided to take the organizer’s prerogative and to host the 100th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle myself in November. If life gets crazy, and I change my mind, I’ll let you know. If you still want to host, know that there are plenty of slots after that. Just check out the schedule and guidelines for hosts; then drop me a line. You won’t regret it.

By Orac

Orac is the nom de blog of a humble surgeon/scientist who has an ego just big enough to delude himself that someone, somewhere might actually give a rodent's posterior about his copious verbal meanderings, but just barely small enough to admit to himself that few probably will. That surgeon is otherwise known as David Gorski.

That this particular surgeon has chosen his nom de blog based on a rather cranky and arrogant computer shaped like a clear box of blinking lights that he originally encountered when he became a fan of a 35 year old British SF television show whose special effects were renowned for their BBC/Doctor Who-style low budget look, but whose stories nonetheless resulted in some of the best, most innovative science fiction ever televised, should tell you nearly all that you need to know about Orac. (That, and the length of the preceding sentence.)

DISCLAIMER:: The various written meanderings here are the opinions of Orac and Orac alone, written on his own time. They should never be construed as representing the opinions of any other person or entity, especially Orac's cancer center, department of surgery, medical school, or university. Also note that Orac is nonpartisan; he is more than willing to criticize the statements of anyone, regardless of of political leanings, if that anyone advocates pseudoscience or quackery. Finally, medical commentary is not to be construed in any way as medical advice.

To contact Orac: [email protected]


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