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.

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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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208 - Sex & Pregnancy

Can you get pregnant in a hot tub? Is gravity a contraceptive? Are pregnant women "eating for two"? Find out on this week's Rumor Flies

This week's musical guest/track: Greg Schatz and Friggin' Geniuses - "I Hope You're Happy Now"

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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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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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Mythconceptions: Fan Theories with NOLAnerdcast

Another between-the-season-goody as we prep for launch of Season 2! Matt Finneman of the NOLAnerdcast, a podcast based in (get this) New Orleans that focuses on (wait for it) all things nerdy. Matt brings his usual humor, charm, and takes on various "fan theories" we cover this episode.

Are all the kids from Ed, Edd n Eddy actually stuck in purgatory? Why are there so many kids running around the world catching wild animals and fighting with them in Pokemon? Is Darth Jar Jar the most powerful Sith lord in the galaxy? Find out on a very special cross-over episode of Rumor Flies, with special guest, Matt Finneman, from the NOLAnerdcast!

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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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