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Welcome to The Weekly Sceptic. Host Nick Dixon discusses the events of the past week with Toby Young. It’s serious, it’s funny, it’s frankly the best podcast in the UK. Don’t forget to subscribe, and stay sceptical.

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Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlLabour Blandslide7/10/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 95This week Nick and Toby talk about:The General Election result, in which Labour won a landslide in spite of just 20% of the electorate voting for themThe ‘Portillo Moments’ on the night in which Liz Truss, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Grant Shapps, Penny Mordaunt and Miriam Cates lost their seatsThe five seats won by pro-Palestinian candidates who are far more toxic than the five Reform MPs, but got a free pass from the media during the election campaignThe runners and riders in the Tory leadership election and whether Robert Jenrick is enough of an outsider to qualify as a ‘dark horse’And premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The French election result in which the National Rally polled the most votes, but ended up coming thirdWhy the Dems will have to choose Michelle Obama as the candidate if they defenestrate Biden because they can’t pick a white man in preference to Kamala HarrisEveryone’s favourite section Peak Woke, in which Nick worries about getting into trouble if he tells any of his female co-workers they look ‘nice’ in light of the employment tribunal deciding that’s sexual harassmentAnd in the Based Department, the clear winner is Noel Gallagher for telling virtue-signalling musicians at Glastonbury: “Play your f***ing tunes and get off.”This week’s sponsor: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor, WhatsApp him on +44 7906 321593 or ping him on linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo purchase tickets to the Weekly Sceptic Live, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weekly-sceptic-live-tickets-943483162537?aff=oddtdtcreatorTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:00:07

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlFear Starmer7/4/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 94This week Nick and Toby talk about:The final week of the General Election campaign, in which Nigel Farage lost a step and Rishi Sunak finally brought his A gameWhether to believe the eve-of-election MRP polls showing the Conservatives neck-and-neck with the Lib Dems on around 60 seatsIf the actor in Channel 4’s ‘exposé’ of Reform in Clacton was a genuine activist or a paid shillKemi Badenoch’s spat with David Tennant and whether she was playing the race card when she said it was a bad look for a rich white guy to criticise the only black woman in the CabinetAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:A rant against the two Garys – Gary Neville and Gary LinekerMarine Le Pen giving Emmanuel Macron a bloody nose in the French parliamentary electionsThe US Presidential election debate and the terrible price Biden’s team have paid for pretending the attacks on Biden for being too old to do the job were just ‘misinformation’Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which this week has a clear winner – the Glastonbury Festival-goers who passed around Banksy’s inflatable dinghy, complete with inflatable migrantsAnd in the Based Department, the guy who won $175,000 in compensation from the police after he was arrested for giving an officer the finger and... tractors!This week’s sponsor: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor, WhatsApp him on +44 7906 321593 or ping him on linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:01:14

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlThe Farage Barrage6/26/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 93This week Nick and Toby talk about:Nigel Farage provoking a ‘Matrix attack’ by claiming Putin’s invasion of Ukraine was provoked.The Conservatives' imploding election campaign and whether Reform really are pulling ahead.Whether Keir Starmer wants to ‘reform’ the constitution because he wants to permanently embed radical progressive policies or just preserve the power of the professional managerial class.And premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The real reason behind Starmer's claim he would never ‘go private’, i.e., his wife works for the NHS so he and his family would get special treatment.The Supreme Court decision that effectively puts an end to Britain’s oil and gas industry.Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of whether we live in a ‘patriarchy’, as per Taylor Swift, or a ‘matriarchy’.And in the Based Department, J.K Rowling, Javier Milei and the ‘hawk tuah’ girlThis week’s sponsor: Thor Holt To connect with Thor, WhatsApp him on +44 7906 321593 or ping him on linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:00:52:12

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlTony Blair: TERF6/19/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 92This week:Nick and Toby talk about:Reform’s ‘Contract’, as well as the Labour and Conservative manifestosThe next Conservative leadership election, which will be a 16-way contest, according to Tom Newton DunnKeir Starmer’s visit to Czechoslovakia at the age of 23 to join a work capTony Blair’s embrace of his inner TERF and Gordon Brown’s blueprint for a deep state coupAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The reaction of all three main party leaders to Jude Bellingham scoring the winner in England’s opening game of the EurosThe possibility that a star chamber of Democratic grandees will stage an intervention to force the ailing Joe Biden to stand asideEveryone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of ‘plus size inclusivity training’And in the Based Department, the England fans who sang ‘10 German Bombers’ in spite of being asked not to by the German police and James May, who pointed out that Pride celebrations are becoming a teensy-weensy bit authoritarianGo to Based to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsor: Thor HoltFor a free consultation with Thor, go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:03:14

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlD-Day for Rishi6/12/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode #91In a week full of political news, Nick and Toby talk about:Rishi Sunak’s D-Day disaster and whether the Conservative election campaign is now holed below the waterlineThe ultra-woke Lib Dem manifesto, which reads as though it’s been written by junior staff members of the GuardianKeir Starmer’s unbelievably wooden, robotic performance in the two-way, ITV debateAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The hostile reception given to Nigel Farage in the seven-way, BBC debateThe European election results and whether it’s accurate to describe populist parties like Marine le Pen’s National Rally and Giorgia Meloni as “Hard Right”, “Radical Right” or “Extreme Right”Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of “front holes” and “bonus holes” as an alternative term for a CervixAnd in the Based Department, the Welsh boys football club that has abolished girls’ football and the animal rights protestors who stuck a speech bubble attacking the RSPCA on Jonathan Yeo’s ghastly ‘red’ portrait of King CharlesGo to Based to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsor: Thor Holt For a free consultation chat with Thor, go to www.GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:00:57:45

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlGuess Who's Back?6/5/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 90!In a week full of political news, Nick and Toby talk about:-Nigel Farage's decision to stand in Clacton and become the leader of Reform-The many reasons Farage's shock announcement is bad news for Rishi Sunak, including the risk that he'll now have to contend with the Reform leader in a televised debate-Whether Reform can replace the Tories as the leading party of the Right by 2029-They then look across the pond to discuss Trump's conviction and ask what it is, exactly, he's been found guilty of?And premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-A bumper week for 'far Right' smears, what with Tommy Robinson's protest march, the knife attack by an Islamist at an anti-Muslim rally in Germany, and Jess Phillips's attempt to cancel Liz Truss for appearing on Lotus Eaters-Peak woke, or, rather, Peak Pride, as they must learn to call it this month -What Toby intends to say to Owen Jones if they're ever on Question Time together-And in the Based Department the bar-owner in Idaho who's declared June to be 'Heterosexual Awareness Month'Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltFor a free consultation chat with Thor, go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:39:50

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlAbsolute Shower5/29/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 89This week:-In a General Election special, Nick and Toby talk about: -Why Rishi Sunak called a summer election, surprising everyone, including his Cabinet -Whether a ‘Presidential’ election, with the focus on the Prime Minister rather than the Conservative Party’s record in government, is Rishi’s best hope of limiting the damage -Why the Conservatives have rejected a ‘Devil Eyes’ election strategy and decided to emphasise Keir Starmer’s weak leadership skills instead -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes: -Nigel Farage’s controversial exchange with Trevor Phillips about British Muslims and the BBC describing his Dover speech as ‘inflammatory’ -The relaunch of Loaded and whether it’s actually a bit feminist -And the 70 year-old in a Suffolk village who chased some young hooligans down the street after they damaged her back gate (no pun intended)Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt call him on +44-7906-321593 or linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:00:56:16

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlOfcommunists5/22/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 88This week:-Nick and Toby talk about Ofcom’s attack on GB News, why it’s unfair and what’s behind it -We’re all gutted about the death of the President of Iran, obviously, but why did Britain’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN stand to observe a minute’s silence for he “Butcher of Tehran”? -Everyone thought Geert Wilders wouldn't be able to form a government, but he’s built an unbelievably sensible coalition with a robust, Right-wing programme -And a brief canter through the stories we would have covered last week if Nick hadn’t been ill, courtesy of Toby -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-Donald Trump threatening to stand for a third term -The growing support for Trump among African-Americans and Hispanics -And Trump’s threat to send ‘kill teams’ to take out the leaders of the Mexican drug cartels -And in the Based Department, Toby nominates JK Rowling, Esther McVey and the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature for refusing to rename the ‘Hitler Beatle’Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.com or linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:10:19

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlKhant Win5/8/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 87This week:-Nick and Toby discuss Sadiq Khan’s victory in the London mayoral election and puzzle over why the Tories didn’t make more of an effort -Could Labour’s losses to pro-Palestinian, Muslim candidates be replicated in the general election, or will Keir Starmer give in to the Muslim Vote’s 18 demands? -Do the local election results point towards a hung parliament, as Rishi Sunak claims? -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-Nick Fuentes being allowed back on X -Nigel Farage hinting he’s not looking to revive his political career in Britain -And in the Based Department, Toby nominates Deta Hardman, the 64 year-old darts player who refused to compete against a biological man in the women’s quarter-finals of the Denmark Open.Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:11:18

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlHumza Useless4/30/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 86This week:-Nick and Toby discuss the short and disastrous career of ‘Humza the Brief’, puzzling over why he wanted to lead a country he regarded as ‘structurally racist’? -A Conservative MP defects to Labour, prompting more demands for Rishi Sunak to fall on his sword -The Irish Government takes a leaf out of our book and tries to pass a law so its senior judges can’t block efforts to deport asylum seekers to a country the Irish High Court has designated as ‘unsafe’ – in this case, the UK -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-The BBC more or less refusing to recruit white British males to its trainee scheme, prompting Toby and Nick to think about starting a podcast advising this despised minority how to start their own businesses -A new poll finds that more GB News viewers intend to vote Labour than Conservative, giving the lie to the smear that it’s a ‘far Right’ channel -And in the Based Department, Nick nominates Jacob Rees-Mogg for being unfazed by a mob of pro-Palestinian protestors and Toby nominates himself for forcing the BBC to remove the episode of Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg in which Chris Packham libelled the Daily ScepticGo to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:25:32

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlDross of St George4/24/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 85This week:-Nick and Toby wish their viewers and listeners happy St George's Day – or, as Nick puts it, happy wankers-posting-about-how-St-George-was-really-Turkish Day -Are we heading for a summer election, given the passing of the Rwanda Bill and the increase in defence spending? -Mark Menzies is the latest in a string of gay Tory MPs to be caught up in an embarrassing sex scandal. What is it about Cameron's A-listers? -The Met has got itself into a pickle over refusing to let Gideon Falter cross the road during a pro-Palestinian protest because he's "openly Jewish". Should Mark Rowley resign? -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-Should we criticise HIGNFY for only making fun of Gender Woo Woo when it became safe to do so, or celebrate the fact that the tide has turned? -16 year-old anorexic girls may be eligible with suicide help under Scotland's Assisted Dying for Terminally Ill Adults Bill -And in the Based Department, Nick nominates Camilla Tominey for telling Femi to go f*** himselfGo to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:14:10

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlBully Boys in Brussels4/17/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 84This week:-Nick and Toby talk to their culture war correspondents on the frontline in Brussels to get the lowdown on the NatCon siege -Iran launches a drone attack on Israel and suddenly all the pro-Palestinian peaceniks stop banging on about a ceasefire and become pro-Iranian warmongers -The Cass Review turns the tide against the trans nonsense and previous cult leaders, like Stonewall’s Ruth Hunt, pretend they never really believed in Gender Woo in the first place -Reform UK throws another prospective parliamentary candidate under the bus, only to discover that this one is already dead -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-Trump faces his first criminal trial and Nick and Toby argue about whether this is another example of progressive lawfare or just holding a lawbreaker to account -And in the Based Department, Toby nominates Katharine Birbalsingh for seeing off a troublemaking Muslim student in the High Court Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:21:52

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlWraggs to Snitches4/10/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 83 (recorded live at the Hippodrome)This week:-Will Wragg is praised for being 'brave' by Jeremy Hunt after sending intimate photos to a spear phisher and then, when blackmailed, handing over fellow MPs' phone numbers -The Tories issue a poster with the dubious claim that the UK is the second most powerful country in the world and prove this by including photos of an American jet and a Swiss ship -Angela Rayner is caught telling porkies to avoid capital gains tax and David Lammy's attempts to defend her make things exponentially worse -Toby is described in the Telegraph as a "Right-wing hate figure" in a surprisingly positive article -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-The Rock announces he won't be endorsing either Presidential candidate because he's too famous and doesn't want to influence the result -No Labels folds its tent, thereby giving Biden a much-needed boost -And in the Based Department, Nick nominates Angela Rayner's cushion for proving she was lying about the house she sold being her primary residence. Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsors: Thor Holy and Car26To connect with Thor Holt go to GrowthPresenter.comTo fight ULEZ and other Net Zero nonsense go to www.Car26.orgTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:19:21

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlJ.K. Trolling4/3/2024

Welcome to The Weekly Sceptic, episode 82!This week: -JK Rowling dares Humza Yousaf and his goons in Police Scotland to arrest her for the crime of 'misgendering'. -A devastating new poll has the Conservatives winning just 98 seats -- and Rishi's might not be one of them! -Team GB says to the Football Association: "You think you've desecrated a British flag? Hold my beer." -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes: -Just 38% of American voters think Biden will remain alive long enough to see out a second term. -Matthew Parris says the quiet part about euthanasia out loud. -And in the Based Department, Nick and Toby praise the President of Guyana for putting a sanctimonious BBC interviewer in his place on the subject of Net Zero. Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!Buy tickets to The Weekly Sceptic Live: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-weekly-sceptic-live-tickets-861636396657?aff=oddtdtcreatorThis week’s sponsor:Thor Holt Go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions. Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:28:38

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlSt George is Cross3/26/2024

Welcome to The Weekly Sceptic, episode 81!This week: -Nike comes out with a wildly unpopular ‘playful update’ of the England flag -Beau Dade of Lotus Eaters is dropped by Reform UK, following a hit-piece from Hope Not Hate -The Khan Review is released, and Toby explains all -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke, and premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes: -Candace Owens getting fired from the Daily Wire -Owen Jones quitting the Labour Party Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!Buy tickets to The Weekly Sceptic Live: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-weekly-sceptic-live-tickets-861636396657?aff=oddtdtcreatorThis week’s sponsor:The Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk 01189-145300To advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions. Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:15:56

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlGone Soon-ak?3/19/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic, episode 80!This week: -How much longer can Rishi Sunak survive after his worst week since becoming PM and with Penny Mordaunt on manoeuvres? -Vaughan Gething, the new Welsh First Minister, becomes the first black politician to lead a European country, but his record as Health Minister during the pandemic was appalling -Scotland rolls out its new Hate Crime law and whatever can go wrong, does go wrong, including locating a hate crime reporting centre in a Glaswegian sex shop, recruiting a dodgy Islamist to explain how awful 'Islamophobia' is and activating the new law on April Fool’s Day -GB News found guilty of breaking Ofcom’s broadcasting rules. Is the regulator gearing up to withdrawing the channel's broadcasting licence to please its new Labour overlords? -Hope Not Hate's new 'State of Hate' report identifies three GB News reporters as dangerous purveyors of far Right hate -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke!Premium content this week includes: -The latest sightings of the Princess of Wales and why she doesn't scotch all the rumours about her health and her marriage by posing for an official photo? -The Donald Trump 'bloodbath' hoax -Elon Musk's interview with Don Lemon -Our nominations for the most ‘Based’ acts of the week, in the ‘Based Department’Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!Buy tickets to The Weekly Sceptic Live: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-weekly-sceptic-live-tickets-861636396657?aff=oddtdtcreatorThis week’s sponsors:The Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk 01189-145300To advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.comYou can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Podscapers www.podscapers.comMusic by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:23:21

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlLee En-Ticed3/12/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic, episode 79! This week: -We give Toby the right of reply about a controversial piece published by the Daily Sceptic, which led to an X pile-on (formerly known as a Twitter pile-on) -Lee Anderson defects to Reform UK -Will Boris return via the so-called ‘Henley Plot’? -Does David ‘Lord’ Cameron fancy another crack at the Tory leadership? -The Princess of Wales releases a poorly edited family photo, and we explore the various explanations -Plus everyone’s favourite section, Peak Woke! Premium content this week includes: -The Met police’s arrest of a peaceful protestor with a factual sign, and their subsequent strange explanation -Joe Biden’s angry State of the Union speech -The crapness of the Oscars -Our nominations for the most ‘Based’ acts of the week, in the ‘Based Department’ Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up!This week’s sponsors: Thor Holt! www.LinkedIn/in/thorholt WhatsApp: 07906 321593 The Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk 01189-145300 To advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.com You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.org Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.net Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon Produced by Podscapers www.podscapers.com Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:33:26

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlGeorge: The Revenge3/5/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 78!This week: * George Galloway gives Keir Starmer a bloody nose in Rochdale, but can he do lasting damage to Labour’s electoral prospects? * Rishi Sunak tries to make a 'healing' speech celebrating Britain’s 'multi-faith democracy', but fails to revive his party's fortunes * On the even of the Budget, Jeremy Hunt burnishes his credentials as a 'wet' by saying he intends to emulate the 'prudent and responsible' Gordon Brown, who sold half of Britain's gold reserves at the bottom of the market * Plus everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke * Premium content in this week’s episode includes the two-year sentence received by Sam Melia for producing 'far Right' stickers and Trump's Supreme Court victory, which means the Democrats can't keep him off the ballot. * Sign up for all the extra content on our new platform, BASED, at www.basedmedia.org and, if you sign up as a silver or gold member, you can ask Nick and Toby anything you like in their first Zoom call with subscribers this Thursday * This week’s sponsors are Thor Holt! (contact him on www.LinkedIn/in/thorholt or on WhatsApp: 07906 321593) and the Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk or 01189-145300). * To advertise to our large and discerning audience (1.3 million downloads and counting!) drop Toby a line on theweeklysceptic@gmail.com * You can listen to or watch the podcast www.basedmedia.org * Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ * Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ * Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 * Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.substack.com/ * Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon * Produced by Podscapers www.podscapers.com * Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:41:41

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlHouse of Wronguns2/27/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 77! This week: * Keir Starmer comes under pressure after persuading Lindsay Hoyle to tear up the parliamentary rule book to enable his MPs to kowtow to an islamic mob * Rishi Sunak rescues Starmer by suspending Lee Anderson, enabling the Labour leader to change the subject to the Tory Party's problem with 'Islamophobia' * Meanwhile, the French show us how it's done by deporting a Muslim hate preacher tout suite * Plus everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke * Premium content in this week’s episode includes Charlotte Church claiming 'From the river to the sea' is the Palestinian version of 'Imagine', the self-immolation of an anti-Israel protestor (literally) and Trump saying African-Americans are now supporting him because he's being wrongfully prosecuted (implying that's a very common experience for black people) * Sign up for all the extra content on our new platform, BASED, here www.basedmedia.org * This week’s sponsors are Thor Holt! (contact him on LinkedIn/in/thorholt or on WhatsApp: 07906 321593) and the Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk or 01189-145300). * To advertise to our large and discerning audience (1.3 million downloads and counting!) drop Toby a line here weeklysceptic@gmail.com * You can listen to or watch the podcast here www.basedmedia.org * Donate to the Daily Sceptic here www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ * Join the Free Speech Union here www.freespeechunion.org/join/ * Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 * Subscribe to Nick’s Substack here www.nickdixon.substack.com/ * Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee here https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon * Produced by Podscapers www.podscapers.com * Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:46:47

Ask host to enable sharing for playback controlThe Wrath of Khan2/20/2024

Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 76.This week:* Rishi Sunak reels from two by-election losses, prompting speculation about whether another leader would do better * Sadiq Khan politicises London’s Overground network, giving woke names to four of the six lines in the network * Alexei Navalny is murdered by Putin, rendering his attempt to come across as a seasoned elder statesman in his interview with Tucker Carlson rather pointless * Plus everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke * Premium content in this week’s episode includes Trump’s bizarre decision to start selling trainers, the row between a father and daughter on X and the Based Department, in which Toby and Nick manage to find a few nuggets of soundness in what remains of Great Britain * Sign up for all the extra content on our new platform, BASED, www.basedmedia.org * This week’s sponsors are Thor Holt! contact him on https://www.linkedin.com/in/thorholt/ or on WhatsApp: 07906 321593; The Live-In Care Company www.theliveincarecompany.co.uk or 01189-145300; and Podscapers www.podscapers.com * To advertise to our large and discerning audience (1.3 million downloads and counting!) drop Toby a line weeklysceptic@gmail.com * You can listen to or watch the podcast www.basedmedia.org * Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ * Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ * Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 * Subscribe to Nick’s Substack here [nickdixon.substack.com/] * Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon * Produced by Podscapers www.podscapers.com * Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

Duration:01:23:31

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