Rumor Flies

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

Rumor Flies is a member of the Dark Myths collective. Check out these amazingly talented people and their awesome shows!

 

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607 - History: I am a Generous Oscar

Did 300 Spartans face off against the Persian army? Did Archimedes create the first laser? How accurate are our portrayals of ninjas? Find out these answers and more on this historic episode of Rumor Flies!

As always, you can find the show notes here.

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507 - Pirate Myths

Yarrr, mateys! Did pirates talk like we think they did? Why did pirates use eyepatches? Was Blackbeard all myth, all truth, or somewhere in between? Join us on this high seas-sailing episode Rumor Flies

As always, you can find the show notes here.

Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet karma.

We are part of the Dark Myths collective. Head on over and check out some amazing shows!

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404 - History: Taft Tub and Jumbo

Historical myths of monumental-proportions! We explore some individuals and the legends that surround them. Was Napoleon Bonaparte actually short in stature? Did Hitler have unique sexual proclivities? Did President Taft get stuck in a bathtub? Find out on a very special episode of Rumor Flies!

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Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet karma!  As always you can find our show notes here.

We are still (somehow) a part of the Dark Myths collective. Head on over and check out some amazing shows!

302 - Rome ft. Daniele Bolelli

We are so incredibly thrilled, humbled, excited, and many other adjectives, to announce our special guest: Daniele Bolelli! Some of you may recognize him from his podcasts, History on Fire and The Drunken Taoist. Daniele generously donated his time and academic background to discuss common myths and misconceptions about Rome! 

Did Nero play the fiddle as Rome burned? What actually is a "vomitorium"? Were all gladiators slaves? Come find out on this very special episode of Rumor Flies!

This week's musical guest/track: Aiua - "World Outside Ourselves"

As always you can find our show notes here.

Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on itunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet karma!

 

206 - Fairytales ft. Singing Bones

We are incredibly excited to announce another awesome guest for our show - Clare Testoni of Singing Bones, another great podcast in the Dark Myths collective

Is Aladdin Chinese? What is it with the Greeks and "hard lessons"? Where is the border between truth and fiction in the stories we tell? Come join us as we explore cultural origins with Clare on this week's Rumor Flies! 

This week's musical guest/track: The Great Park - Barbara Allen

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204 - Cold War ft. The Eastern Border

This week we have a special guest: Kristaps Andrejson of The Eastern Border! Kristaps is a fellow "Dark Lord" over at Dark Myths and a huge supporter of Rumor Flies

What lengths would factories go to in order to meet quota in the USSR? Did NASA waste millions of dollars on a space pen? What happens when a Cosmonaut goes off course and lands in a small, terrified village? Find out these answers and more on this week's Rumor Flies!

This week's musical guest/track: Caspian - "Arcs of Command"

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202 - The Anarchist Cookbook

Remember hearing about this guy in grade school? We sure do. 

Can you hypnotize your enemies? Is homemade napalm possible? Can you make drugs with peanuts and bananas? Come learn about the history, myths, and public reaction to "The Anarchist Cookbook" on this week's Rumor Flies! 

This week's musical guest/track: fpoon - "Double Edged Standard"

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107 - Drugs: “Butt Hash”

Can you overdose on marijuana? Can you get hopped up on toad? What caused a Fox anchor to say "butt hash" on national television? Can LSD give you flashbacks? Can LSD give you flashbacks? Find out this week on the latest Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: Cali Blake - “High”

Hit us up: www.rumorfliespodcast.com, rumorflies@gmail.com, @rumorflies! 

106 - Death: Heads will roll with Heavy Souls

Is there a separation of mind and body? How many deaths has Lincoln been attributed to? Do you need a pedicure in the afterlife? How much IS she buying the stairway to heaven for? Find out on this week's Rumor Flies! 

This week's musical track/guest: "Lake Shore Drive" - Ghostemane

Hit us up: www.rumorfliespodcast.com, rumorflies@gmail.com, @rumorflies! 

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