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The Reality Check

Sep 28, 2009

Apologies for the poor audio quality in this episode. Due to a mysterious technical problem during recording, the track had too much noise to remove cleanly, resulting in lots of digital artifacts. The interview at 13:50 sounds fine though.

This week Darren discusses Free Will and its implications, Jon interview Evan...

Sep 20, 2009

Xander explains the origins of the 5th taste Umami and the safety of MSG, Jon interview Ray Hyman at TAM7, and Darren debunks the myth that baldness skips a generation.

Sep 13, 2009

On this week's show, Adam explores that plausibility of time travel and how they appear in movies/television, Darren takes to task multitasking, and Jon debunks the myth that you can see stars from the bottom of a well during the day. See this week's show notes and send us feedback at

Sep 7, 2009

Jon explores the science and fiction of the 1993 movie Jurassic Park, Xander gives a primer on Consciousness, and Darren talks about the claim that the soul weighs 21 grams. Visit to give us feedback and to see the show notes.