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The Reality Check: Episodes

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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>
<p>Most of the crew gets a much deserved week off while Pat provides a mash-up of segments based on the theme of "firsts."&nbsp;&nbsp; We would love to get your feedback on whether you liked the format!&nbsp; Let us know at:&nbsp; <a href="mailto:info@trcpodcast.com">info@trcpodcast.com</a></p>
<p>Episode 312 is all that and more!&nbsp; First Adam frags some headlines claiming that adult women gamers outnumber teenage boy gamers.&nbsp;&nbsp; Next Pat hunts for the facts to answer a listener's questions about deer.&nbsp; Lastly Darren clears the smoke on whether Puff The Magic Dragon is about ...
<p>Episode 311 of The Reality Check&nbsp;is really amazing. Darren leads it off with a discussion about some misconceptions people have about suicide. Next, Elan looks into whether you should eat 3 regular meals a day or multiple small meals. Adam closes things out by answer whether it's true that sharks ...
<p>This episode of The Reality Check is the best piece of content on the internet. Pat leads things off by going in depth into his investigation of a vanity award scam. Next Darren discusses if people in Afghanistan&nbsp;know about the events of 9/11. Finally Elan answers whether it's true that a 17 ...
<p>With Darren away at a conference, former TRC host Jon Abrams steps in to take over the hosting duties for episode 309 of The Reality Check, and leads things off with a segment where he discusses a number of World War 1 myths. Next, Elan&nbsp;leads a&nbsp;game of Science Fact or Science Fiction: Great ...
<p>Episode 308 is here.&nbsp;&nbsp; First Darren tries to work out whether Crossfit is suing scientists. &nbsp; Next Adam searches for answers in reply to a listener's email about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). &nbsp; Lastly, Pat pours over evidence on whether or not it is safe ...
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