Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged.

710 - Snopes: "Even Snopes goes on Rumor Flies!"

We have a very special season finale for y’all: an interview with the founder and owner of Snopes, David Mikkelson! David talks to us about the origins and early days of Snopes, their methodology for choosing topics and researching them, and the challenges they face in the current socio-political climate. He also tells us some of his favorite “myths that won’t die” and “unbelievably true” stories. Join us for an investigative episode of Rumor Flies!

**NSFW at ~44:30. Not for the squeamish.**

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709 - History: Crocodile Dungdee

Join for the penultimate episode of season 7! Did the Egyptians worship cats as gods? Were the pyramids built by slaves? Was crocodile dung used as a contraceptive? Find out on this ancient episode of Rumor Flies!

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708 - Tech: Cellular Panic

Scared of brain drain from your smart phone? Getting scammed by big cellular? Find out if technology is scarier than the media is telling us it is, and a few tips on how to properly maintain your devices on this week’s Rumor Flies!

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707 - Movies: Cursed Productions

The Exorcist, The Omen, and Poltergeist: three famous horror films (and a mixed bag of remakes) plagued with very real tragedies and many urban legends to compliment. Join us as we dive into the myths - and sad realities - surrounding these iconic horror films on this week’s Rumor Flies!

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706 - Misquotes: Choo Choo Twain

“RUMOR FLIES NEVER TOLD A LIE” - George Washington, probably.

Join us for famous (mis)quotes! Did Marie Antoinette retort, “Let them eat cake”? Did Churchill insult basically everyone around him constantly? How many false attributions has Mark Twain garnered? Join us for this erroneously-quoted episode of Rumor Flies!

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705 - Animals: Insect-anity

Are insects technically not animals? Do bees die after stinging? Do ultrasonic devices keep certain bugs away? Join us for this bloodsucking episode of Rumor Flies!

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704 - Space: Black Holes Singin'

What are the effects of the vacuum of space on the human body? Will we see you on the dark side of the moon? Can you see the Great Wall of China from space? Lets’s find out on this orbital episode of Rumor Flies!

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703 - Snapple Fact Check 3: The Checkening

We’ve got a fresh axe to grind for the Rumor Mill. Is a diamond the only thing that can scratch a diamond? Do certain colors make you hungry? Do children grow at different rates in different seasons? Find out on this sugary, fact-checked episode of Rumor Flies!

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702 - Food: Honey, I Micro-dosed the Kids

Can you build up your allergy-resistance by eating local honey? Is milk the best product for bone health? Does turkey/tryptophan knock you out? Find out these answers and more on this tasty episode of Rumor Flies!

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701 - Multi Level Marketing Survey

Herbalife, Vector Marketing, Lularoe…the list is endless. Join us as we break down (and distinguish!) pyramid schemes and multi-level marketing, as well as the flagrant offenders and their victims.

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*We are not sponsored by or in any way affiliated with Netflix, the documentary, etc.

Did you know we are now on Spotify!? You can also check us out on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and beyond!

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