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The Reality Check: Episodes

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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>
<p>Cristina joins the panel to explore mothers' milk and asks whether some breastfeeding advocates take things too far.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Next Adam examines recent news reports of the claim: red wine is better than going to the gym.&nbsp;&nbsp; Lastly, Pat looks at whether or not the book 'Green Eggs ...
<p>Even when short-staffed, the guys deliver the skepticism.&nbsp;&nbsp; First Pat takes an arm's length look at whether wearing glasses weakens eyes.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next, Darren tries to get a grip on smoking in movies and its effect on ratings.&nbsp;&nbsp; But both those segments may be dwarfed by Adam's ...
<p>Episode 317 of The Reality Check is really fantastic. Elan leads things off by looking into the claim that excellent programmers can be more than 10 times more productive than average ones. Next, Adam looks into some "parody" websites. Darren closes out the show by answering if it's true that the ...
<p>Episode 316 is awesome.&nbsp;&nbsp; First Darren covers a salacious and titillating news story about a three breasted woman.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next Pat mystifies the panel with a new edition of "name that," all about cryptozoology.&nbsp;&nbsp; Lastly, Elan examines the underbelly of claims about cow tipping.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> ...
<p>The core group of 4 is back together again&nbsp;to bring you another dose of premium skeptical content in episode 315 of The Reality Check. Elan leads things off by&nbsp;exploring the health claims of&nbsp;grounding mats. Next Adam analyzes yet another study comparing &nbsp;cocaine to sweetener. Darren ...
<p>Episode 314 has not one guest, but TWO!&nbsp;&nbsp; First Dina tells us all about parasites, multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next Dana takes a look at the size of the universe.&nbsp; Lastly, Adam investigates a viral video about Tim Hortons cup sizes.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
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