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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409 - Animals: Turkettes

Do bees die after stinging? Can a turkey really drown from rainfall? Join us to find out the answers to these questions and more on this week's Rumor Flies!

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408 - Death: They Live!

Has Elvis left the building? Is Tupac chilling on an island with Biggie? Did Andy Kaufman fake his own death? Join us as we explore the myths surrounding celebrity deaths! 

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405 - Nautical Survival: He Cheated

Survival myths are back! Can you survive at sea drinking sea water? Can you scare off a shark with a swift punch in the nose? Find out on a very special episode of Rumor Flies!

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303 - Food: Of Course, My Horse(meat)!

Does Taco Bell use dog food-grade meat? Can Coca-Cola clean a car battery? Are fortune cookies actually Chinese? Come find out on this week's tasty installment of Rumor Flies

This week's musical guest/track: Black Smurf - "444"

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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!

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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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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