About The Skeptic magazine
The Skeptic is published four times per year by Australian Skeptics Inc. Since the first issue was published in 1981, the Skeptic has printed articles on a vast variety of sceptical subjects ranging from alien abduction to zombies. There was even an article on Electroencephaloneuromentimpography. You can find out more on the evolution of the Skeptic in this brief History.
You can email the Editor with any enquiries or suggestions for articles.
The Skeptic is now in its 36th year, and our most recent issue is Volume 36 Number 2. You can have a peek at the cover and table of contents of this issue and other issues from the past 12 months, below. Each of the recent issues also includes one full article. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.
- Vol 36 no 2, June 2016
Featured article: A Quick Guide to Scams – Tim Mendham looks at the range of support available to those dealing with scams – the organisations that fight them, the forms that promote them and what you can do about them.
- Vol 36 no 1, March 2016
Featured article: The Medium… Neither Rare Nor Well Done – Richard Saunders and Dr Krissy Wilson tune in to the ‘psychic’ techniques of Lisa Williams, currently touring Australia.
- Vol 35 no 4, December 2015
Featured article: Send for Doctor – Tim Mendham interviews Guerrilla Skeptic Susan Gerbic on babies, red string, evil eyes, squiggly lines, fainting on stage, and the buzz of doing something practical for the skeptical movement.
- Vol 35 no 3, September 2015
Featured article: Who Needs to Know – Tim Harding looks at the rejection of expertise and the rise of the ‘self-informed’ amateur.
Issues from more than 12 months ago are available in full below. To read them online click on the issue number you are interested in. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.