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The Reality Check: Episodes

<p>Former TRC host Jon Abrams returns to examine whether everyone in the Middle Ages drank liquor because water was so dirty and polluted.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next Adam tells us the truth about lie detection.&nbsp; Or does he?&nbsp;&nbsp; Lastly Cristina pits the blue-blacks against the white-golds with a look ...
<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-28eb390d-d1b2-0c85-754a-b18596c56a2b"><span>Dubrofsky&rsquo;s back! Elan drops by TRC Studios this week to play co-host and examine whether a Stradivarius violin lives up to its reputation. Pat tests our knowledge of inventions with a game of &ldquo;Science Fact or Science ...
<p><span>With Adam at the helm this week, we kick off with a segment from Cristina highlighting the challenges women face forging a path in Science-related fields, we feature part 2 of our interview with guest Brian Tomasik about Wild Animal Suffering and finally, Adam sheds some light on why our veins ...
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<p dir="ltr"><span>With Cristina filling in as host, Adam slings a segment about the real story behind American Sniper, while guest Brian Tomasik opens our eyes to Wild Animal Suffering in part 1 of 2 interview segments. Finally (last yet again&hellip;) Pat crunches the real math of Rent-To-Own ...
<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-ab644752-602b-8431-bd77-fb90e8abffba"><span>When Darren&rsquo;s away, the panel will play! On this week&rsquo;s show, guest host Dina reflects on claims surrounding Meditation, Pat tests our knowledge of Anatomy with another edition of </span><span>Name That</span><span>, ...
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<p dir="ltr"><span>On this week&rsquo;s fun and fact-filled show, Darren kicks things off swearing Blasphemy is alive and well in Canada. Cristina breaks out in a segment about why debunked allergy myths continue to persist. Lastly, Adam mixes it up by asking if adding an egg to boxed cake ...
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<p dir="ltr"><span>Adam is back from his vacation/reconnaissance mission in California where he investigates why everything in the State purports to cause cancer or birth defects. Pat addresses gender identity in an interview with friend of the show Sebastien LeBel. Lastly, Darren drops ...
<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-f1127486-f4c0-4a07-7513-76aea65a9227"><span>Even with Adam away, TRC delivers! &nbsp;Cristina blows in with an interesting breakdown of the Wind Chill Index, while Darren probes the book &ldquo;Bad Pharma&rdquo; by </span><span>British physician and academic Ben Goldacre.</span><span> ...
<p><span>Happy New Year from TRC! &nbsp;On this week&rsquo;s episode, Darren doubles down on whether cancer is mostly the result of bad luck, while Adam looks into his crystal ball for our Annual Predictions. Pat rounds out the show with the raw facts on sushi and wasabi and rings in 2015&rsquo;s inaugural ...
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<p dir="ltr"><span>With half of the regular TRC crew off for the holidays, Pat and Cristina hijack the show for a fourth year running and revisit some of the best parodies and highlights of the year. &nbsp;</span></p>
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<p dir="ltr"><span>The Reality Check panel delivers a morbidly merry episode this holiday season! Pat goes down under to see if Adelaide is worthy of its &lsquo;murder capital&rsquo; rep, while Cristina presents the odds of dying on your birthday. Next, Adam relaxes into a segment about ...
<p><span>TRC drops another informative show with some hilarious outtakes! Darren takes over the&nbsp;</span><span>world</span><span>&nbsp;show with an in-depth overview of Nick Bostrom&rsquo;s book&nbsp;</span><em>Superintelligence</em><span>, Cristina gives us a sobering look at whether the Guinness ...
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<p dir="ltr"><span>This week&rsquo;s show is #1! &nbsp;Dina stirs the melting pot and gives us a taste of racial disparity as it relates to education, employment, and the penal system, Darren tests our knowledge of key social issues in our own backyard, and Cristina kicks in with a segment ...
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<p class="p1"><span class="s1">This week&rsquo;s awesome episode kicks off with Pat focusing on The Bates Method. Cristina shops for facts about outlet malls, while Adam cleans up with a segment about Roombas. Lastly, Darren raises our awareness with a recent troubling news story.</span></p>
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<p class="p1"><span class="s1">On this week&rsquo;s show, Adam rings in about whether we really have to turn off cell phones on a plane, Darren contributes by revisiting effective donating, and Cristina conducts a minor segment about why we listen to sad music when we&rsquo;re sad.</span></p>
<p>Another great episode!&nbsp;&nbsp; First Cristina slays a few misconceptions about serial killers, next Pat sizes up the panel's knowledge about weights and measures with another game of 'name that.'&nbsp;&nbsp; Lastly, Adam sniffs out the truth about dogs and chocolate.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p>Elan is your DJ for this "humour" themed mash-up episode. &nbsp; Unfortunately it is also his last appearance as a regular panelist on the podcast.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p>The TRC boys deliver another great show with Adam kicking things off by slaughtering myths around trick or treating. &nbsp;Elan challenges the guys to a java-fuelled&nbsp;science fact or science fiction while Darren dominates a segment about the legalities around BDSM.</p>
<p><span>On this wee</span><span>k's show, Darren explores whether it's time to hit the panic button on Ebola, Adam navigates us through how Google Traffic really works, and Pa</span><span>t examines&nbsp;whether the Sexy Ebola Nurse Costume is a trick.</span></p>
<p>What a show!&nbsp; First Elan loads our skeptical rifles with the Bradford Hill Criteria.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next, special guest Julian Janes gives us an excellent overview of the dark art of cold reading.&nbsp;&nbsp; Lastly, Darren asks does the earth really orbit the sun?</p>
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