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.

Filtering by Category: Season 2

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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209 - Alcohol: Breaking the Seal

Does "carbing up" reduce the impact of alcohol? Does the Green Fairy haunt Absinthe? Can you make LSD from Foster's beer? Find out on this week's Rumor Flies

This week's musical guest/track: Yndi Halda - "Golden Threads from the Sun"

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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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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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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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205 - Animals: Sorry, Armadillos

Should armadillos have a centuries-old grudge? Do lemmings actually dive to their deaths? What do ostriches and Roman soldiers have in common? Find out this week on Rumor Flies!

This week's musical guest/track: Lit by Fire - "Daybreak"

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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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201 - Disney: Moral Fixation

We're back! Welcome to Season 2. This week, we once again start off with our favorite subject: Disney.

Is there phallic imagery in The Little Mermaid? Can you feel the love tonight in The Lion King? Have disgruntled Disney employees gone out of their way to sabotage our favorite childhood memories? Find out in this week's Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: The Octopus Project - "Sharpteeth" 

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