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Point of Inquiry Podcast Announces New Co-Hosts Kavin Senapathy and James Underdown
October 15, 2018

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Point of Inquiry, the flagship podcast of the Center for Inquiry, was a groundbreaking show when it debuted in 2005, when podcasting was still very new. It provided the skeptic and freethought communities with engaging, long-form conversations with the most fascinating and brilliant minds in science, religion, politics, philosophy, and journalism. Over the years, several …

The Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up: Daniel Dennett
June 17, 2013


A look back at the last Point of Inquiry featuring guest Daniel Dennett.

The Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up: Stephan Lewandosky
June 10, 2013


A look back at last week’s Point of Inquiry episode with Stephan Lewondosky.

The Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up: Katha Pollitt
May 27, 2013


A look back at last week’s Point of Inquiry episode with guest Katha Pollitt.

The Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up: Michael Levi
May 17, 2013


This week’s episode on Point Of Inquiry with energy expert (and moderate) Michael Levi.

The Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up: Jared Diamond
May 14, 2013


Introducing the first installment of the Point of Inquiry Weekly Wrap-up! A look back at the best moments of our flagship podcast’s latest episode. On last week’s very special Point of Inquiry, co-hosts Chris Mooney and Indre Viskontas teamed up to interview Pulitzer prize-winning author and UCLA professor of geography Jared Diamond. 

Announcing Our New Intern: Ed Cara
May 6, 2013


You may have noticed an increase in our online output lately and that’s mostly due to our awesome new intern, Ed Cara. Among other things, Ed is managing our social media presence. He’s a welcome addition to the Point of Inquiry team and is at the very least going to explain to us how to Instagram our Vines, or whatever.

Social Media Intern Wanted!
February 4, 2013


Point of Inquiry is looking for a social media intern!

Do you want to be a part of one of the most popular science podcasts on iTunes? Do you want to help book and promote guests like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Susan Jacoby, Paul Krugman, Lisa Randall, and Oliver Sacks?

Point of Inquiry Live! in Boston
January 28, 2013


We’re proud to announce that on Sunday, February 17, Point of Inquiry is hosting its first ever live show! The event is happening at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting in Boston, MA.

Chris Mooney and Indre Viskontas will host the show together, and will be joined by the acclaimed Harvard psychologist and bestselling author Steven Pinker, whose most recent book is The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.

The Top 10 Science And Reason Books of 2012
December 26, 2012


Every year, Point of Inquiry invites scores of great authors on the air as guests. So as 2012 draws to a close, we thought we’d compile a list for you of some of the best recent books by authors featured on the show this year. 

Below, you’ll find a link to the book, a brief write-up, and a link to our interview with the author. If you somehow missed out on these titles (or these interviews), now’s the time to catch up!

—Chris Mooney & Indre Viskontas