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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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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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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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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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”

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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

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104 - Sports: Trippin' Pitchin' is Driving me Madden

How many beers did Wade Boggs drink? Is acid a performance enhancing drug? Can gold kill you (other than from boredom)? Did Mr. Rogers xX360Xx no scope your n00b @$$? Find out these answers and more! 

This week's musical track/guest: "Merit Badge" - I'm Fine

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103 - History: Everyone is Terrible and Revere was a Quitter

Did Columbus actually land in the Americas? Where did our first president get his dentures? How many people served as kindling at Salem? Is Ted Cruz the Zodiac Killer? Find out this week on the unusually long episode 3 of Rumor Flies!

This week's musical track/guest: "Watching the Tide" - Joshua LeBlanc

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