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Michael Shermer
The Michael Shermer Show
The Michael Shermer Show is a series of long-form conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, philosophers, historians, scholars, writers and thinkers about the most important issues of our time.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 1,138 ratings
Good but awful intro
I’m taking one star off just for the stupid new intro music. Why is it so dramatic. Bruh. You’re not a secret superhero spy ur an old and dorky scientist and presenter. It literally makes me embarrassed to play it out loud now. The old chillhop/lofi one was way better. Other than that it’s a...Read full review »
stupid sloppy student via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/16/23
Often not worth listening to
Mildly entertaining and kind of informative. He is not the greatest interviewer and his intellectual reach is quite limited. If the topic is interesting it may or may not be worth listening to. Overall not the greatest but not the worst either.
Jamesg214 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 10/14/23
It is unfortunate. The guests Mr Shermer has on his podcast are some of the most interesting writers and thinkers in America, but he seems to mostly invite Liberal or Left Wing quests and rarely challenge any of their beliefs with even a modicum of “skepticism”. Republicans or Conservatives are...Read full review »
LobePDX via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/11/23
Recent Episodes
Published 11/28/23
Why are so many of us wrong about so much? From COVID-19 to climate change to the results of elections, millions of Americans believe things that are simply not true―and act based on these misperceptions. In Wrong: How Media, Politics, and Identity Drive Our Appetite for Misinformation, expert in...
Published 11/28/23
A conversation with Warren Commission Assistant Counsel Burt W. Griffin, Case Closed author and Lee Harvey Oswald scholar Gerald Posner, and JFK conspiracy theory debunker Michel Gagné. Shermer, Griffin, Posner, and Gagné discuss: the nostalgic myth of “Camelot” • Lee Harvey Oswald and why he...
Published 11/22/23
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