The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
TRC #48: Moon Hoax + Interview with Bob and Jay Novella from the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe + Taste Myth Darren tackles a few of the most popular claims made by moon hoax believers, Jon + Adam interview Bob and Jay Novella of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast (recorded at TAM7), and Jon debunks the myth that taste is divided into different areas of the mouth. Please send us feedback and check out the show notes by visiting our site and write us a review on iTunes.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_48_-_2009-07-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:19pm EST

TRC #47: TAM7 + Adam Savage Interview + Twitter Popularity Jon and Adam have just returned from this year's Amaz!ng Meeting in Las Vegas and make Xander and Darren jealous, Jon and Adam interview Adam Savage from The Mythbusters, and Darren deflates twitter's popularity. Please visit our website at to send us feedback, see the the show notes, and to download other episodes.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_47_-_2009-07-16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:34pm EST

TRC #46: Wind Turbine Illness + Madoff & Ponzi Schemes + Post-Mortem Nail Growth Myth Adam stops the spin and finds oout if wind turbines are a danger, Jon invests his time to explain what a ponzi scheme is and how Madoff made off with so much money, and Darren scratches his way to explaining the myth that fingernails grow after death. As always, visit to send us feedback and to see the show notes for this episode.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_46_-_2009-07-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

TRC #45: BMI + Michael Jackson Skin Colour + Eskimo Words for Snow Darren trims that fat on BMI (Body Mass Index), Jon explores why Michael Jackson's skin became lighter over the years, and Adam debunks the myth that the Eskimo/Inuit have 400 words for snow. Please visit our website at to give us feedback and find the show notes.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_45_-_2009-07-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54am EST