As regular readers know, I really like Tim Minchin’s take on skepticism in general and on alternative medicine in particular. His piece de resistance thus far in his career is a “nine minute beat poem” entitled Storm, in which at a dinner party our performer is forced to deal with a female version of Mike Adams spewing nonsense about “natural remedies,” how “science doesn’t know everything,” how “there’s more” than just the material world and “you can’t know anything,” and how big pharma is just out for profit. Minchin’s slapdown of this woo-filled nonsense is epic and hilarious.
It turns out that Skepchick Tracy King is working on an animated short film based on “Storm.” The official trailer looks really cool:
I can’t wait to see the finished project.