The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.

Adam looks into whether there exist real vampires among us. Darren finds out what would actually happen to you if you were ejected into space. Elan debunks a few celebrity related myths dealing with rib removal surgery.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_177_-_2012-01-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07am EST

Elan looks into whether there's any point to allowing fights in hockey games; do they actually affect a team's performance? Adam weighs the pros and cons of the "Paleo Diet". Darren imbibes the myth that drinking alcohol causes warmth.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_176_-_2012-01-12.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:05am EST

Darren goes over some practical types on how to debunk topics when talking to friends, taken from the Debunking Handbook. Jon looks into "alien implants". Adam rants about coloured pencils.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_175_-_2012-01-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04am EST

The award winning skeptic manga artist Sara Mayhew joins as a guest host for the show. Elan runs a game of "Science Fact or Science Fiction" about new years resolutions. Darren debunks the claim that reboiling water can be dangerous. Adam checks the hosts' predictions for 2011 to see if any came true.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_174_-_2012-01-08.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:35pm EST

In this special episode of TRC Pat and Cristina talk about their skeptic music parodies that have been featured on TRC over the years. They feature fan favourites, and the favourites of the various show contributors.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_173_-_12-01-02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:51pm EST