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The Reality Check: Episodes

<p>Episode 230 of TRC is a doozy plain and simple. The show starts off with Adam presenting a far from tired skeptical topic, hibernation. Elan then leads a hockey-themed game of Science Fact or Science Fiction. Pat closes out the show with some sleuthing regarding whether or not Beyonce&nbsp;lip-synced ...
<p>Hold on to your&nbsp;spectacles folks as it's time for another dose of the skepticism with episode 229 of The Reality Check. Elan leads off the show with some stories about how the cobra effect has bitten a number of people who tried to assign simple solutions to complex problems. We then bring you ...
<p>Has it been a week already? The Reality Check gang (minus Pat) is at it again with another episode of their award winning (one day?) podcast. Darren McKee starts off the show with a look at the mind projection fallacy, or, do anchovies taste bad. Next comes yet another great interview from Eschaton ...
<p><span>Episode 227 of The Reality Check is all over the map with segment topics ranging from cutting edge science to celebrity gossip. Guest panelist Dallas Card starts off the show with a discussion about fMRI and vegetative states. Adam then challenges Elan&rsquo;s previous segment on High Heels ...
<p>The Reality Check gang comes out the gate guns blazing with the first episode of 2013. Darren McKee leads things off with an exploration into whether guns kill more people than doctors do. Next is an interview with bioethicist&nbsp;Udo Schuklenk that was recorded at Eschaton 2012. Pat Roach closes ...
<p>'Tis the season!&nbsp;&nbsp; Pat and Cristina are back again with a review of the year's parodies.&nbsp;&nbsp; They listen to your picks, the host's picks and a few of their favourites.&nbsp;&nbsp; <br /><br /></p>
<p>Season's greetings!&nbsp;&nbsp; Elan discusses whether working from home can actually work, then we have a very special interview with PZ Myers and lastly, we review our predictions from last year and make a few for the year to come.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p><span>Finally, a mid December podcast that doesn't reference the upcoming holidays! Episode 223 of The Reality Check begins with Pat Roach discussing Planet X and whether it will be a factor in the world ending on December 21st. Adam Gardner then looks into whether or not men are stronger than women. ...
<p>Episode 222 is not your typical TRC episode in that it was recorded live in front of the attendees of Eschaton 2012 in Ottawa. It is typical however in that it brings the skepticism big time. Darren "likely not the real Darren" McKee leads off the show by discussing whether or not we are all living ...
<p>The gang is joined by a very special guest; Jim Davies, Professor of Cognitive Science at Carleton University. First Adam Gardner discusses the dangers of cell phones and driving. &nbsp; Jim then fills us in on some surprising information regarding cycling helmets and risk. &nbsp; Finally Elan Dubrofsky ...
<p>Another solid episode churned out by the skeptical podcast factory otherwise known as "The Reality Check". After an awesome (and somewhat NSFW) parody by Pat "ODB" Roach, the show is lead off by Elan "don't call me borophyll" Dubrofsky presenting a segment on whether or not plants can percieve and ...
<p>They've done it again! The Reality Check episode 219 may just be the best episode yet. Darren leads off the show by exploring some recent research into whether men and woman can be platonic friends. Adam then provides a thorough listing of foods that contain animals that you may not have suspected. ...
<p>Episode 218 is a gem that will likley never be forgotten by avid TRC fans. The episode begins with an amazing skeptical parody by Pat of a song that is apparently kind of popular on the internet. This is followed by Elan, who starts the show proper(ly) with a segment about Price Gouging, and how it ...
<p>In an episode released the same week as The Reality Check's one millionth download, the gang does not dissapoint with three thought provoking segments. Elan D. leads things off with a look into whether social media has lead to increased social isolation. Adam G. follows with an exploration into some ...
<p>It's a Halloween themed episode of The Reality Check! After an epic intro parody, Darren starts the show off with a segment about ghosts. This is followed by an intense game of Science Fact or Science Fiction, Halloween edition, hosted by Pat. Elan rounds out the show with the myth of week, exploring ...
<p>Darren McKee takes a peek inside the box to check on Schr&ouml;dinger's cat, Elan Dubrofsky checks the price tag on secret shoppers, Adam Gardner goes undercover to talk about Furby spies and Pat Roach sings the praises of 100 parodies.</p>
<p>Pat Roach injects us with some facts about tattoos and tattoo removals, Adam Gardner gives us a snapshot of what eidetic memory is and Elan Dubrofsky fills us up with some strategies for eating at buffets.&nbsp;</p>
<p>Darren McKee discusses sexism in science, Elan Dubrofsky asks whether blowing into Nintendo cartridges was an effective way to get games to work and Adam Gardner ponders whether Canadians say "zed" or "zee."</p>
<p>This week's show is all about numbers.&nbsp;&nbsp; Pat Roach faces his fears regarding Avogadro's number, Elan Dubrofsky tells us about the Golden Ratio and Darren McKee explains the Astronomical Unit.</p>
<p>Darren McKee asks whether it is better to walk or run in the rain. Adam Gardner looks into the Global Consciousness Project and Elan Dubrofsky explains what winning a year or lifetime supply of something actually means.</p>
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