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.

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Bonus: Halloween Myths

Grab your candy buckets and get ready for this Rumor Flies extra treat! Is Halloween a Pagan holiday? Has candy been poisoned and distributed to trick-or-treaters? Is there an adoption ban on black cats? Find out on this extra spooky episode of Rumor Flies!

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210 - Dr. Oz and Infowars (ft. Blurry Photos)

The season finale is here! Join us (along with special guests, Dave and David of Blurry Photos) as we use research, common sense, and a wee bit of pent up aggression, to take on the great snake oil salesmen of our time! 

What is actually in the products promoted by Dr. Oz and Alex Jones? Do these products actually work as intended? Where is the line between endorsement and suggestion? Congressional hearings, potentially harmful substances, and rage await you on this week's Rumor Flies

This week's musical guest/track: Lady Lamb - "Taxidermist, Taxidermist"

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207 - Drugs: Rehashed

Were the founding fathers in the Green Party? Can smoking bedbugs get you high? Why could bagels ruin your professional career? Come get toasty with this week's Rumor Flies!

This week's musical guest/track: Elohim - "Xanax"

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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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203 - Food: Salty over Coffee

Is your Napoleon complex the result of coffee? What are the risks, if any, associated with aspartame? What part of your s'mores is most likely to kill you? Find out these answers and more on this week's Rumor Flies!

This week's musical guest/track: Kitty - "Dead Island"

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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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Season One Recap and Outtakes

Oh snap! Additional content? That's right. We're back with a look back on the season - favorite episodes, what we learned, and more. After we finish patting ourselves on the back, tune in for some never-before-heard highlights and outtakes from our warm up sessions before the episodes. Embarrassing and uncensored stories abound in this inter-season episode of Rumor Flies!

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110 - Alcohol: A Totally Scientific Experiment

Can a breathalyzer be tricked? Should you drink liquor before beer? Does dark liquor lead to a worse morning after? Where is Greg? Find out the answers to these questions (and more) in the SEASON ONE FINALE of Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: Joystick - "I'm like a Chocoholic, but for Booze"

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109 - Remedies: How Carrots Won the War

Would Bugs Bunny be eligible for the RAF? How does one subdue Pepé Le Pew? Was N*Sync sponsored by Big Lemon? Find out this week on Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: Aetherius - "Drift Apart"

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108 - Body: Cracking Knuckles and Power Licking

Does cracking your knuckles give you arthritis? Does shaving and/or cutting your hair affect how it grows back? Can you bench press with your tongue? Which parent can you forever blame for baldness? What's a Paco? Find out these answers and more on this week's Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: Drone Baby - "Automato"

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