The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
TRC #39: Wikipedia/Britannica+Homemade Pesiticides+Dark Meat Myth Darren debates Wikipedia vs Brtiannica accuracy, Adam warns against the dangers of using home made pesticides, and Xander defends the health, and honour, of dark meat. Visit our site at to give us feedback and see the show notes.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_39_-_2009-05-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:50pm EST

TRC #38: Politics/Skepticism + Climate Change Questions + Red Bull Myth Jon leads a discussion on how much politics can be influenced by science, Darren answers some listeners questions on climate change, and Adam goes nutty for Red Bull.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_38_-_2009-05-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51pm EST

TRC #37: Skeptic Course + Pentawater + Swine Flu Myth Lee Graham returns this week, along with his friend Greg Winslow (Skeptic/Magician). Lee talks about his annual course on skepticism for high school students, Greg explains the problems with Pentawater's claims, and Darren debunks a popular myth about the latest H1N1 Swine Flu.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_37_-_2009-05-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39am EST

TRC #36: Japanese Horror + Bible Code + Soda Can Myth Xander compares Japanese horror movies to their American counterparts, special guest Lee Graham ( explains the Bible Code, and Jon takes the fizz out of the soft drink can myth. We'd like to hear from you. Send us your thoughts and participate in our forum at
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_36_-_2009-04-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:18pm EST