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


On this week’s show, Adam rings in about whether we really have to turn off cell phones on a plane, Darren contributes by revisiting effective donating, and Cristina conducts a minor segment about why we listen to sad music when we’re sad.

Direct download: TRC_325.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Another great episode!   First Cristina slays a few misconceptions about serial killers, next Pat sizes up the panel's knowledge about weights and measures with another game of 'name that.'   Lastly, Adam sniffs out the truth about dogs and chocolate.  

Direct download: TRC_324.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:55pm EST

Elan is your DJ for this "humour" themed mash-up episode.   Unfortunately it is also his last appearance as a regular panelist on the podcast.   

Direct download: TRC_323.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm EST

The TRC boys deliver another great show with Adam kicking things off by slaughtering myths around trick or treating.  Elan challenges the guys to a java-fuelled science fact or science fiction while Darren dominates a segment about the legalities around BDSM.

Direct download: TRC_322.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

On this week's show, Darren explores whether it's time to hit the panic button on Ebola, Adam navigates us through how Google Traffic really works, and Pat examines whether the Sexy Ebola Nurse Costume is a trick.

Direct download: TRC_321.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 9:33am EST