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SGU Episode 1000
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SGU 999 SGU 1001
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

Quote of the Week

Download Podcast
Show Notes
Forum Topic


Voice-over: You're listening to the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, your escape to reality.

This Day in Skepticism ()

Forgotten Superheroes of Science ()

"5 to 10 Years" ()

What's the Word? ()


Your Number's Up ()

COVID-19 Update ()

News Items






(laughs) (laughter) (applause) [inaudible]

News_Item_1 ()

  • [link_URL TITLE][1]

Sub_section_1 ()

News_Item_2 ()

  • [link_URL TITLE][2]

News_Item_3 ()

  • [link_URL TITLE][3]

News_Item_4 ()

  • [link_URL TITLE][4]

News_Item_5 ()

  • [link_URL TITLE][5]

Interview with ___ ()

Skeptical Puzzle ()

  • Answer to last week's Puzzle: _brief_description_perhaps_with_link_

New Puzzle ()

Who's That Noisy? ()

New Noisy ()



Announcements ()

Dumbest Thing of the Week ()

Name That Logical Fallacy ()

Questions/Emails/Corrections/Follow-ups ()

with_reduced_spacing_for_long_chunks –

Question_Email_Correction #1: _brief_description_ ()

Question_Email_Correction #2: _brief_description_ ()

Science or Fiction ()

Item #1: _item_text_from_show_notes_[6]
Item #2: _item_text_from_show_notes_[7]
Item #3: _item_text_from_show_notes_[8]
Item #4: _item_text_from_show_notes_[9]

Answer Item
Host Result
Rogue Guess

Voice-over: It's time for Science or Fiction.

_Rogue_ Response

_Rogue_ Response

_Rogue_ Response

_Rogue_ Response

Steve Explains Item #_n_

Steve Explains Item #_n_

Steve Explains Item #_n_

Steve Explains Item #_n_

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()

– AUTHOR (YYYY-YYYY), _short_description_

Signoff/Announcements ()

S: —and until next week, this is your Skeptics' Guide to the Universe.

S: Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by SGU Productions, dedicated to promoting science and critical thinking. For more information, visit us at theskepticsguide.org. Send your questions to info@theskepticsguide.org. And, if you would like to support the show and all the work that we do, go to patreon.com/SkepticsGuide and consider becoming a patron and becoming part of the SGU community. Our listeners and supporters are what make SGU possible.


Today I Learned

  • Fact/Description, possibly with an article reference[10]
  • Fact/Description
  • Fact/Description



  1. [url_from_news_item_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  2. [url_from_news_item_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  3. [url_from_news_item_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  4. [url_from_news_item_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  5. [url_from_news_item_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  6. [url_from_SoF_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  7. [url_from_SoF_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  8. [url_from_SoF_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  9. [url_from_SoF_show_notes PUBLICATION: TITLE]
  10. [url_for_TIL publication: title]


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