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Attention!! Call for Help on Dissertation Research - Hello all! Our friend and regular Houston Skeptic member, Amanda Schutz, is in the process of doing research for her PhD dissertation on religious nonbelief and freethought communities in Houston, and is interested in getting our t Sam O. Jan 31, 2015 11:43 AM
A Bit of News - Greetings Houston area skeptics, critical thinkers, and rationalists! As 2014 winds down, I just wanted to share a bit of news about the group and some of the work we've been doing. Climate Change Denial in School Materials Sam O. Oct 20, 2014 3:43 PM
Meetup details changed: NEW INFO for Zealot Event!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/events/204735242/ When : Friday, September 19, 2 Suzanne Sep 10, 2014 4:25 PM
Brunching Skeptically -- NEW Place and Time - If you're a regular -- or will be coming for the first time -- please note that we're moving the location for Brunching Skeptically this month, and making it an hour earlier. New location:  FreeBirds Burritos in the Sawyer Heights Center. Roug Suzanne Aug 11, 2014 5:04 PM
Skeptical about how much fun brunch can be? - Come to El Real Tex Mex on Sunday, July 20th for Brunching Skeptically. Noon to approximately 2-ish depending on the conversation. Hope to see you -- and all of your well informed opinions -- there. Suzanne Jul 10, 2014 4:19 PM
Brunching on Sunday! - If you can join us on Sunday at El Real for "Brunching Skeptically" be sure to RSVP. We had a big crowd last month so I just need to give the restaurant a proper heads up. Lots to talk about -- Putin & Ukraine/Crimea (Fareed Zakaria has a g Suzanne Mar 10, 2014 2:57 PM
Skeptics in the Pub 1/28 CANCELLED - Folks, due to the icy weather and dangerous driving conditions that have settled over Houston today (1/28), we think it's best to cancel the Skeptics in the Pub meetup tonight. Stay safe and look for us to reschedule Tom Peeler, our guest speak Sam O. Jan 28, 2014 10:10 AM
Brunching Skeptically on January 19 - To all Brunchers: Since many of the Skeptics will be attending the Priestly lecture on Climate Change at 1:30 on the 19th, I wanted to let everyone know that I will be at El Real by NOON that Sunday. I'll have a table reserved, and if you'd lik Suzanne Jan 6, 2014 12:04 PM
Brunching Skeptically this Sunday! - Start the season off with some great conversation and "merry merry" tex mex. It's 12:30 this Sunday, December 15th, at El Real Tex Mex, 1201 Westheimer just west of Montrose. Please go to the meetup website and RSVP as we always like to give them a hea Suzanne Dec 9, 2013 3:35 PM
Brunching Skeptically this Sunday! - Join us for some great Tex Mex and even better conversation! With Congress acting like idiots (the biggest of which is Teddy from Texas, IMO), the Higgs Boson guys getting the Nobel, Bill O'Reilly saying God told him to write his new book (great public Suzanne Oct 14, 2013 2:51 PM
Brunching Skeptically this Sunday! - Record crowd last month and great discussions going on all along our table of 20. And to all you TEXANS fans: They have the game on a VERY large screen that takes up one wall, so you watch the game, contribute your opinions about the issues Suzanne Sep 9, 2013 2:58 PM
Brunching Skeptically this Sunday! - Government spying, new drug laws, healthcare and what will/won't happen in Houston/Texas, no more Stop&Frisk, Election stuff already, Battleground Texas -- it's all happening, folks, and if we can't solve it all.... I'm sure someone else can. Never Suzanne Aug 12, 2013 3:24 PM
hello! - http://www.formtop.dk/facebook­.php?xzqanbp862alkmf Steve Jun 4, 2013 4:57 AM
RE: - http://www.bobcon.org/componen­ts/com_content/ne Steve Apr 19, 2013 11:34 AM
good morning - http://www.mairbau.com/include­s/camp.php?pfgbbn712agzgj Steve Apr 5, 2013 6:21 AM
Re: [HoustonSkeptics] Book Club2 - Benita This is fantastic, thank you for being so pro-active! On 1 January[masked]:46, Benita < Emily S. Jan 2, 2013 10:33 AM
Book Club2 - I thought I was emailing a link to the draft of the event, but evidently I wasn't. Sorry. Here is the text of the event: Let's get the book club started off again in 2013 with  "The Believing Brain" by Michael Shermer I got the book for my bi Benita Jan 1, 2013 6:45 PM
Book Club - Hi, I'm proposing to restart the book club with a meetup in January. Please look at the draft of the event and let me know your thoughts. Thank you! Benita Benita Jan 1, 2013 5:52 PM
RE: Hey - check this out http://msnbc.msn.com-articles4­.us/finance/ Suzanne Nov 12, 2012 9:55 AM
Re: [HoustonSkeptics] Pride Fest Volunteers Needed this Saturday - I would be willing to take a shift the festival table from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. user 5. Jun 21, 2012 7:06 PM
Pride Fest Volunteers Needed this Saturday - If you are involved with other local freethought groups, you may have already received this message, however, we are still short on volunteers for Saturday's Pride Festival. We are looking for volunteers to represent the various organizations in the  Emily S. Jun 21, 2012 5:08 PM
Houston Skeptical Society's June Newsletter - Greetings all; We've all been very busy as spring came and went, but the newsletter is back and better than ever.  There are several exciting announcements, and more to come as the summer progresses.  So let's get to it!   Emily S. Jun 1, 2012 3:54 PM
April 24 Meetup details changed: Skeptics in the Pub: Spotlight on Mentalism with Aaron Brown - We now have a guest speaker for the April 24th Skeptics in the Pub Meetup!! Performing mentalist, Aaron Brown, will demonstrate the effects he uses onstage, and discuss the psychology and science behind them. For more details, see the Sam O. Apr 12, 2012 10:25 AM
February Skeptic News - Houston Skeptical Society Newsletter - Preview not available Emily S. Feb 7, 2012 12:09 PM
January Book Choice Poll - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : January Book Group Poll When : Sunday, January 15,[masked]:00 PM Emily S. Jan 9, 2012 12:35 PM
Re: [HoustonSkeptics] January Newsletter - Meetups, Conferences, and Other Excitement - Preview not available Emily S. Jan 6, 2012 2:49 PM
January Newsletter - Meetups, Conferences, and Other Excitement - Greetings and Happy 2012 fellow skeptics! To kick the year off right, we of the Houston Skeptical Society have been busy putting together new events, compiling ideas, and generally trying to do everything we can to supp Emily S. Jan 6, 2012 2:34 PM
Organizational Updates and Announcements - To the Houston Skeptic Society: Our group has continued to grow steadily since its inception three years ago. We have gone from six people having beers and crawfish at the Ragin' Cajun to over 500 members, many of whom are involved in Sam O. Oct 26, 2011 12:32 PM
Attending a Waiting List Meetup - If you are on the waiting list for this Skeptics in the Pub - Faster than Light? Meetup, please do not assume that members who have RSVPed will not show up. Unfortunately, our private Sam O. Oct 24, 2011 9:33 AM
Skeptics in the Pub - Faster than Light? - Hear the recent news about an alleged discovery of fast than light particles? ( http://wapo.st/qgRljx ). One of the newest members of the Houston Skeptics, Dr. Dimitri Dimitroyannis, a high-energy particle physicist, Naomi Oct 2, 2011 8:27 AM
Classes & BBQ @ TX/RX Labs - Come out and celebrate the launch of our Fall classes @ TX/RX Labs Friday 9/9  8-12pm during our open house BBQ! Also take a look at our classes in science, tech, and computers txrxlabs.org/classes Roland von K. Sep 8, 2011 2:19 AM
Houston Skeptics - request from organizers - Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying the new location that Sam found for us, at the Oak Room. It's quiet enough that we can talk, large enough to seat our group, and best of all, free to use! I recently purchased a large po Naomi Sep 6, 2011 11:18 AM
Roundtable Discussion Group - For those of you not at the July Skeptics in the Pub meetup, the group expressed interest in starting a periodic roundtable discussion group. The meetings for these roundtable discussions would entail the discussion leader (who would be a diffe Sam O. Jul 27, 2011 10:57 AM
New Meetup: Comedian Sam Singleton at the Richmond Arms Pub - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Comedian Sam Singleton at the Richmond Arms Pub When : Tuesday, January 11,[masked] Naomi Dec 27, 2010 6:20 PM
Tuesday night Skeptics in the Pub [masked] - Hello to everyone who RSVP'd for tomorrow night's meet up. Due to business travel, I will not be able to attend. Sam, our co-organizer, will be there late that evening. If you plan to attend, I've asked the restaurant to set up tables with si Naomi Nov 15, 2010 2:16 PM
Dawkins Talk - Skeptics in the Pub prior to speaking event - If if you didn't get (or didn't want) tickets to see Richard Dawkins tomorrow night, join us for Skeptics in the Pub prior to the meetup - at 5:30 for a beer or a snack! Richard Naomi Oct 4, 2010 5:58 PM
New Meetup: Skeptics in the Pub - - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Skeptics in the Pub - When : Thursday, October 28,[masked]:30 PM Whe Naomi Oct 1, 2010 8:17 AM
New Meetup: Bad Aliens with Kitty Mervine - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Bad Aliens with Kitty Mervine When : Thursday, November 4,[masked]:00 PM Naomi Sep 27, 2010 10:20 AM
Meetup details changed: Skeptics in the Pub - Change of Location - Hi Skeptics, I've made some changes to our regularly scheduled Meetups including these that you might have RSVPed for: * Skeptics in the Pub - Change of Location Naomi Sep 17, 2010 8:19 PM
The 3rd Annual Texas Freethought Convention - A friendly reminder about the Texas Freethought Convention. Paul Sep 6, 2010 6:26 PM
New Meetup: Richard Dawkins in Houston at the Progressive Forum - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Richard Dawkins in Houston at the Progressive Forum When : Tuesday, October 5, 201 Naomi Sep 6, 2010 11:44 AM
New Meetup: Skeptics in the Pub - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Skeptics in the Pub When : Tuesday, September 21,[masked]:30 PM Wh Naomi Aug 31, 2010 3:34 PM
New Meetup: Texas Freethought Convention - Dallas October 8 - 10 - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Texas Freethought Convention - Dallas October 8 - 10 When : Friday, October 8, Bernie Jul 26, 2010 6:03 PM
New Meetup: Richard Dawkins, in my new movie, The Nature of Existence, - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What : Richard Dawkins, in my new movie, The Nature of Existence, playing in Houston . When Naomi Jul 22, 2010 3:07 PM
Meetup details changed: Secular Center USA Houston Pride Festival - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/13782475/ When: Saturday, June 26,[masked]:00 PM Noelle Jun 13, 2010 6:13 PM
Meetup details updated: Christopher Hitchens at Brazos Bookstore July 8 - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/13623540/ When: Thursday, July 8,[masked]:00 PM Naomi Jun 3, 2010 7:15 PM
New Meetup: Christopher Hitchens at Brazos Bookstore July 8 - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Christopher Hitchens at Brazos Bookstore When: Thursday, July 8,[masked]:00 PM Where: Brazos Bookstore 2421 Bissonnet Houston, TX[masked] Naomi May 28, 2010 9:37 AM
New Meetup: National Day of Reason Party! - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: National Day of Reason Party! When: Thursday, May 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Berryhill Baja Grill Hawthorne Square, 3407 Montrose Houston, TX 7 Noelle May 3, 2010 12:17 PM
Meetup details changed: Skeptics on the Halfshell - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/13116665/ When: Friday, April 9,[masked]:30 PM John-Paul Apr 7, 2010 2:56 PM
Meetup details changed: April Skeptics in the Pub - Tax Day - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/13079014/ When: Thursday, April 15,[masked]:30 PM Naomi Apr 4, 2010 8:48 AM
Tickets for Magic show available - I have 3 tickets to give for the show @ 1:00pm please email me or call me for details, the tickets are will call and I will provide the confirmation number. Thank you Sent from Angelo's iPhone A. P. Feb 27, 2010 10:00 AM
New Meetup: (Belated) Darwin Day - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: (Belated) Darwin Day When: Saturday, February 20,[masked]:00 PM Price: $10.00 per person Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science One H Naomi Feb 16, 2010 10:55 PM
New Meetup: Darrel Ray, author of "The God Virus" Speech & Book Signing - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Darrel Ray, author of "The God Virus" Speech & Book Signing When: Friday, February 19,[masked]:00 PM Price: $10.00 per person Where Noelle Feb 4, 2010 6:22 PM
New Meetup: Skeptics in the Pub - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Skeptics in the Pub When: Thursday, February 11,[masked]:30 PM Where: Ernie's on Banks 1010 Banks St Houston, TX[masked] Naomi Jan 18, 2010 4:37 PM
New Meetup: SECULAR Center Volunteer Discussion - Activities for 2010 - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: SECULAR Center Volunteer Discussion - Activities for 2010 When: Sunday, January 24,[masked]:30 PM Where: Cafe Express - Uptown Park 1101 Uptown Pa Noelle Jan 17, 2010 4:52 PM
Houston Skeptics Spam and off-topic emails - membership rules. - Preview not available Naomi Jan 17, 2010 12:26 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Fwd: SPAM - Wow, I see a lot has happened since I last logged on! Thanks Fred for the email, although I should first point out that John Paul is an innocent bystander here, he was actually responding to the original email. Anyway I'm sure (or hope) this was all a Vic W. Jan 17, 2010 12:02 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Fwd: SPAM - Fred, I think you have made a mistake. JP was showing the words of Bryan edmondson in that email. So, your rant is likely misdirected. But you have brought to light an important issue. Jim B. Jan 17, 2010 11:57 AM
Re: [skeptics-184] Fwd: SPAM - To Everyone: I was unaware of a vote taken in the past, or is John-Paul a 'self-proclaimed' leader? I joined several groups of skeptics and atheists s fred g. Jan 17, 2010 11:19 AM
Fwd: SPAM - Preview not available John-Paul Jan 17, 2010 1:40 AM
Re: [skeptics-184] RE : ATTENTION OF GROUP LEADER --WANG, VIC PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW USE THIS SYSTEM FOR NON GROUP REASONS --SPAM - Irony abounds. On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 1:22 AM, Bryan Edmondson < [address removed] > wrote: John-Paul Jan 17, 2010 1:27 AM
RE : ATTENTION OF GROUP LEADER --WANG, VIC PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW USE THIS SYSTEM FOR NON GROUP REASONS --SPAM - WANG,VIC Please do not use this system for non group reasons. My mailbox is full of unrelated ticket sales emails. I consider this Spam. Please refrain from emailing me or misusing the system as it interferes with my business information flow. user 9. Jan 16, 2010 9:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Free Ticket to Banachek Show - Preview not available cong p. Jan 16, 2010 4:34 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Free Ticket to Banachek Show - OK, ticket is back off the market. ______________________________­__________ From: [address removed] [[address removed]] On Behalf Of Wang, Vic Sent: Saturday, January 16,[masked]:15 PM To: [address removed] Subject: RE: [skeptics-1 Vic W. Jan 16, 2010 2:38 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Free Ticket to Banachek Show - Correction, first responder can't make it, ticket now available again. ______________________________­__________ From: Wang, Vic Sent: Saturday, January 16,[masked]:58 PM To: [address removed] Subject: RE: [skeptics-184] Free Ticket to Banachek Vic W. Jan 16, 2010 2:15 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Free Ticket to Banachek Show - OK, just received the first response. ______________________________­__________ From: [address removed] [[address removed]] On Behalf Of Wang, Vic Sent: Saturday, January 16,[masked]:45 PM To: [address removed] Subject: [skeptics-18 Vic W. Jan 16, 2010 1:58 PM
Free Ticket to Banachek Show - Hey everyone, had a last minute cancellation for tonight so I've got an extra ticket to the 7 PM show. It's in the first two rows with the rest of the Skeptic group. I know some people wanted to go but didn't get tickets in time, so it's free to the first Vic W. Jan 16, 2010 1:40 PM
Fwd: Atheists HH Giveaway #7 Video Online Now - p { margin: 0; } Could we not do this Houston? Ariel - We are all Human beings here together. We have to hel Ariel Jan 10, 2010 5:43 PM
(no subject) - Hello my name is Rico! I'm selling one ticket for the 9:30 pm Banachek sh Rico Jan 9, 2010 10:48 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] New Meetup: Magic: The Science of Wonder - p { margin: 0; } Sorry, I'll be away again. Ariel - We are all Human beings here together. We have to help o Ariel Jan 9, 2010 4:39 PM
New Meetup: Magic: The Science of Wonder - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Magic: The Science of Wonder When: February 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science One Hermann Circle Drive Houston, TX Naomi Jan 6, 2010 11:53 AM
Update on Tickets: Special Event! Banachek, Miracles of the Mind! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/12047149/ When: January 16,[masked]:30 PM Where: Naomi Dec 16, 2009 3:45 PM
New Meetup: Special Event! Banachek, Miracles of the Mind! Mentalist Performance - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Special Event! Banachek, Miracles of the Mind! When: January 16,[masked]:30 PM Where: Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar St Connected to George R Brown Naomi Dec 8, 2009 5:06 PM
Meetup details changed: 2009 Houston Freethought Alliance Winter Solstice Party - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/HoustonS­keptics/calendar/11725119/ When: December 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Naomi Dec 8, 2009 12:40 PM
Fwd: VFP-12 Supports Under The Hood Café - p { margin: 0; } Forwarded, from the Houston chapter of Vet Ariel Nov 6, 2009 4:54 PM
New Meetup: Skeptics on Vacation!! - Presentation By Kitty Mervine - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Skeptics on Vacation!! - Presentation By Kitty Mervine When: November 12,[masked]:30 PM Where: The Looscan Public Library 2510 Willowick Rd Naomi Oct 27, 2009 10:50 PM
2009 Winter Solstice Party - December 12th! - SECULAR Center volunteers are currently planning the Houston Freethought Alliance (HFA) 2009 Houston Winter Solstice Party from 1-4pm December 12th! We are trying to raise money for the location fee, food (we'll provide meat, attendees will Noelle Oct 27, 2009 1:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - p { margin: 0; } My first reaction was "somehow it's reminiscent of the classic American Atheists logo". I prefer the bottom Ariel Oct 7, 2009 5:31 PM
Group logo - any graphics artists? - I've already posted this in the JREF forums (http://forums.randi.org/showt­hread.php?t=155077), but since there is a more lively discussion here I'll repost what I wrote there: Although I have yet to figure out how they knew I was posting here, appar The D. Oct 6, 2009 11:37 PM
New Meetup: Texas Freethought Convention in San Antonio - Announcing a new Meetup for Greater Houston Skeptic Society! What: Texas Freethought Convention in San Antonio When: November 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Alzafar Shrine Temple 901 North Loop 1604 W San Antoni Noelle Oct 6, 2009 4:35 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Preview not available user 7. Oct 6, 2009 10:15 AM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Mike F. Oct 6, 2009 10:06 AM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - user 7. Oct 6, 2009 9:40 AM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - HowToFoldSoup Oct 6, 2009 8:57 AM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Well it looks just like the American Atheists logo as well Sent from my iPhone On Oct 5, 2009, at 9:41 PM, Richard < [address removed] > wrot Tannie L. Oct 6, 2009 8:37 AM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Ruth Oct 6, 2009 12:25 AM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Ruth Oct 6, 2009 12:09 AM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - My bad for discussing in email with everyone. For those who want to follow, and especially for Mr.Wilson to respond, see the thread entitled " John-Paul Oct 6, 2009 12:04 AM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Preview not available Tannie L. Oct 5, 2009 11:12 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - I like Lee's design (specifically the bottom right one). It's pretty simple and concise. Of course, the question will arise Richard Oct 5, 2009 9:41 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Preview not available Jorge M. Oct 5, 2009 8:14 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - user 7. Oct 5, 2009 7:38 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Preview not available Sailorgal K. Oct 5, 2009 7:34 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Preview not available Mark W. Oct 5, 2009 7:28 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - HowToFoldSoup Oct 5, 2009 7:18 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - user 7. Oct 5, 2009 7:06 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - p { margin: 0; } Ooops...here the gist of Keith's reply: "I'm not interested in reviving the HAS brain logo. Not particularly inter Ariel Oct 5, 2009 6:01 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - Just a question, Mr.Wilson, Do you believe in God? In Biblical God or just some god, like The Force? Old or New Testament? Hinduism? Reincarnation? Ouija boards? John Edwards? Big Foot? The Tooth Fairy? If you either actively disbelieve in t John-Paul Oct 5, 2009 5:35 PM
RE: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - user 7. Oct 5, 2009 4:00 PM
Re: [skeptics-184] Group logo - any graphics artists? - p { margin: 0; } I'm CC'ing Keith McCaffety, founding genius of the late and sorely missed Houston Atheist Society. He's a graphi Ariel Oct 5, 2009 3:58 PM

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