Kylie is a former student of paranormal beliefs and former teacher of Philosophy, who podcasts at the Token Skeptic. She writes for the Skeptical Inquirer and Patheos websites, mostly about atheism, secularism and kitten videos.
Firstly by volunteering as a newsreader while studying radio; graduated to producer, contributed a few interviews and now learning my way through the occasional on-air appearance. What does this button do?
The amount of dedication that everyone involved has with keeping the station going. It’s like a cuddly cult of audio alternativeness.
Having the Minister of the Opposition suddenly appear on the other end of a phone line ready to be interviewed, when I was expecting someone else. They didn’t seem to catch on though.
I couldn’t decide, mostly because it wouldn’t take long for the regular listeners to realise I was making up things about some of the music to fill in what I didn’t know. Every band is kind to animals, are inspired by Tom Waits and first met at a youth hostel in Auckland. Trust me.
I study graphic design (badly), produce podcasts (occasionally), write about strange beliefs (when not travelling) and can dance (a little).
Wednesday 10th October
Using cognitive science to look at swearing‽ That would be… really great, thanks.
Tuesday 18th September
It’s International Day of Signed Languages, and we’re celebrating!
Wednesday 12th September
Big data has the same biases we do. So how do we fix it?
Tuesday 28th August
Understanding language is harder than we make it look.
Tuesday 7th August
Would you think differently if you spoke a different language?
Tuesday 31st July
The Talk the Talk team is live at the Disrupted Festival with Ketan Joshi.
Tuesday 19th June
How do you construct words for a living language?
Tuesday 12th June
Linguistics papers about Pokémon? Gotta catch ’em all!