Author: F. Andy Seidl

Intimidator-in-Chief Takes Aim at the Cast of Hamilton

President-elect, Donald Trump, our Twitter-wielding intimidator-in-chief, has turned his ironic rage toward the cast of the Hamilton musical. Last night, vice-president-elect, Mike Pense, attended the musical Hamilton. After the performance, actor Brandon Victor Dixon (who plays the character, Aaron Burr), recognized Mr.…

NECSS Apology to Richard Dawkins

I have been critical of NECSS for how it handled the Richard Dawkins situation. But I am also supportive of NECSS for eventually doing the right thing and issuing an apology to Richard Dawkins. Yesterday, the NECSS executive committee released the…

Richard Dawkins at NECSS–Or Not

I just read Dr. Stephen Novella‘s clear and thoughtful blog post on how Professor Richard Dawkins was invited to be a featured speaker at this year’s Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism (NECSS). And shortly thereafter, uninvited. It’s an interesting–even if disappointing–look into the…