Browsing All posts tagged under »Ben Goldacre«

Little Atoms 354 – Ben Goldacre & Eric Schlosser

November 26, 2014


Ben Goldacre is a doctor, academic, broadcaster and science writer who has made his name unpicking the evidence behind dodgy claims from journalists, politicians, quacks and drug companies. His Bad Science column ran in the Guardian from 2003 to 2011. His first book, Bad Science, was a number one bestseller, selling over half a million […]

Free Word Special – Don’t Dumb Me Down

January 30, 2011


@littleatoms live event with @marcusdusautoy @AdamRutherford @bengoldacre & Liz Bonnin Recorded at the Free Word Centre, London on Wednesday 26th January 2011

The Big Libel Gig

March 14, 2010


On the evening of 14th March 2010 the Palace Theatre in London was host to The Big Libel Gig, a fundraiser for the Libel Reform Campaign. Rebecca Watson and Neil Denny were present for Little Atoms and recorded interviews with: Simon Singh, Tim Minchin, Marcus Brigstocke, Tracey Brown, Richard Wiseman, Brian Cox, Ben Goldacre, Dara O’Briain, Ariane Sherine, Ed Byrne, Shappi Khorsandi and Robin Ince. The show contains […]

Little Atoms Xmas Special – The Return of Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People

December 18, 2009


[display_podcast] The Little Atoms 2009 extended Christmas specials recorded backstage at “Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People”, the “Variety version of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures”, at the Bloomsbury Theatre on 16th December 2009. The nights were curated by comedian Robin Ince, and featured a huge roster of comedians, musicians, scientists and others in […]

Dr Ben Goldacre – Bad Science

October 7, 2008


[display_podcast] Dr Ben Goldacre is a writer, broadcaster and medical doctor from the UK who is best known for his Bad Science column in the Guardian, examining the claims of scaremongering journalists, quack health products, pseudoscientific cosmetics adverts, and evil multinational pharmaceutical corporations, as well as wider themes such as the medicalisation of everyday life […]

Ben Goldacre – Bad Science

December 23, 2005


[display_podcast] Dr Ben Goldacre works full time for the NHS AND writes the Bad Science column for The Guardian. A scourge of Pseudoscientists and quacks, Ben has taken aim at targets as varied as Penta Water, MRSA testing lab Chemsol Consulting and TV nutritionist “Dr” Gillian McKeith. Ben studied Medicine at Magdalen College Oxford where […]