Best Fact podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Go Fact Yourself
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Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb...and then smart again! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts! If you're in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audie ...
 
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Go Fact Yourself
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Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb...and then smart again! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts! If you're in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audie ...
 
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After the Fact
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After the Fact is Claremorris Community Radio's weekly trivia quiz show. Think of it as a cross between QI and Sesame Street.
 
This podcast is a linear telling of English History through the lives of each of their Monarchs. For lovers of historical fiction, it will fill in the gaps left by authors as well as explore the historical accuracy of those novels.
 
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Low Fact Podcast
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A funny and sometimes philosophical take on society, culture, and wherever else our podcast veers off course to. WARNING: We're highly opinionated, but low fact!
 
Always Something Unique & Different! Friendly discussion about what Pastor Len has on his mind. Reflecting on where he has Been , Where he Is and Where he is Going in God. Featuring Books and Interesting Interviews with God's Real People ! Join us
 
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(Mis)informed
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This is (Mis)informed — a podcast about fake news, fact-checking and everything in between. Each episode, host Daniel Funke from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network talks to experts around the world to try and answer one big question about the battle against online misinformation. (Mis)informed was produced by Vanya Tsvetkova, an interactive learning producer at Poynter's News University. It was edited by Alexios Mantzarlis, with additional editing and creative direction from Alex ...
 
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Earth Ancients
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Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history.Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been covere ...
 
A lapsed quasi-satanist, a self-proclaimed science buff (with only a GCSE grade B in Physics) and a drug-addled lunatic attempt to navigate the irradiated wastelands and dung-hills of ignorance that is the Post-Truth Apocalypse. A smorgasbord of colourful language, drunken ramblings and the occasional "fact". Fact. Hosted by Ben, Gaz and Mike. Warning #explicit content!https://www.facebook.com/cuttingthroughthebull cuttingthroughthebull@yahoo.com https://soundcloud.com/cuttingthroughthebullp ...
 
Chrissie, Sam & Browny are the three people Melbourne most want in their ears every morning on Nova 100. Whether it’s the fact that between them, they’ve played 255 AFL games, almost taken home the chocolates on Big Brother, or something Sam once did, these three kids are just trying to bring their real life experiences to the people and have a few hundred laughs while doing it.
 
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Cold Case Files
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Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, "Cold Case Files" explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Hosted by Brooke Gittings ("Convicted" and "Actual Innocence") and featuring the voice of origina ...
 
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One Broken Mom
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Ameé is not Mother of The Year. Nor is she is a parenting expert with degrees in child psychology. Ameé, in fact, failed at being a mother. Her path to parenthood started with genuine intention and optimism. But unable to understand and manage her inner battles, her marriage ended and she left her husband of ten years as the custodial parent of their two small children. For nearly seven years, Ameé was the "Weekend Mom" until circumstances changed and a wiser, willing Ameé was reunited with ...
 
Call of the Wild is an emotional rollercoaster of a novel set during the late 19th century Klondike Gold Rush. The central character is Buck, an Alaskan sled dog who is forced to adjust to the cruel climate in order to survive. If you have even a remote love of dogs then you will fall head over heels in love with this book. In fact, take away the fact that Buck is a dog and the story is the same, a struggle against greed and to live a life of freedom. London spent a year in Yokel researching ...
 
Fact is scarier than fiction.
 
There are a lot of excellent videos and good information out there on how to train your body. So, my goal is to challenge the fitness between your ears. Fact is, if you were to tap into this innate intelligence you would already have a resident personal trainer and medical adviser on staff.
 
PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols discusses his latest fact-checks on Insight with Beth Ruyak. PolitiFact California examines claims by elected officials, candidates, groups and individuals who speak on matters of public importance.
 
World War I was one of the most savage and brutal wars in human history. There were millions of deaths and the tragedy was compounded by the fact that these were all young men in the flower of youth. Both sides suffered heavy losses and this war is also notable for being one in which many new and terrible weapons were introduced by both to slaughter each other. Gallipoli Diary by John Graham Gillam is one of the many personal narratives written by survivors of this bloody conflict. Published ...
 
Journalism wrapped in a game-show package. Host Stephen J. Dubner (of “Freakonomics Radio”) and a celebrity co-host invite guests on stage in front of a live audience to tell us something we don’t know. The co-hosts — a mix of leaders in science, academia, sports, media, and comedy — grill the guests, and by the end we’ve all gotten a bit smarter. Each episode has a new topic, a new co-host, and new guests. There’s also a real-time human fact-checker to keep everyone honest. Think of the mos ...
 
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Do Go On
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A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.
 
A science and science fiction based podcast hosted by two high school friends. Listen and learn and geek out. In this podcast, science meets fact, meets fiction.
 
Fortunately, nothing is up to me and if you can get through 5 minutes of this nonsense, you'll be damn glad that nothing is. "What conversations sounded like before smart phones ruined them with the constant fact checking and what not" -Mark Aitch
 
Welcome to The 'X' Zone Radio Show.... a place where Fact is Fiction and Fiction is Reality where Canadian broadcaster and media personality, the host, creator and executive producer, Rob McConnell has been at the helm of this Internationally syndicated terrestrial radio and satellite programming since 1990 and broadcasting/producing TV programming, commercials, and specials since 1981.Topics that are discussed with those that Rob interviews from around the world include:11:11, 2012, 666: Th ...
 
Sci Fi Saturday Night, the Podcast is the web version of the popular New Hampshire based radio show. Our hosts, The Dome, Kriana, and Zombrarian discuss science fiction, science fact, fantasy and whatever else we think is cool, in between celebrity interviews.
 
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Inside Health
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Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney
 
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Science Vs
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There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. This season we tackle plastics, veganism, essential oils, gentrification and CBD cannabis.
 
An epistolary novel written by renowned French novelist Balzac, who is regarded as one of the founders of realism and a significant influence to later novelists, the novel focuses on two young women who preserve their friendship through regular correspondence. Originally published in the French newspaper La Presse in 1841 as a serial, the piece later became a part of Balzac’s distinguished novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, or The Human Comedy. Furthermore, Letters of Two Brides surrounds in ...
 
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DONE DISAPPEARED
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My name is John David Booter. I am not a podcaster. In fact, I've never made a podcast. I am an award winning documentary filmmaker from Davistown, Pennsylvania who has never made a film. Done Disappeared is an investigative podcast made entirely by me, John David Booter and hosted by me, John David Booter. Follow us on twitter @DoneDisappeared or find us on Facebook- facebook.com/donedisappeared. Perhaps you'll support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/donedisappearedSend inquiries and ...
 
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storytelling
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After the election, Bob experienced some despair. How could he move forward with the future looking so bleak? In an effort to shake him out of this state, we decided he should speak with Rebecca Solnit, author of Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities. Solnit reminds us that the future is unknowable – and that's a good thing. Why? Because it creates space for creative intervention. She is impatient with despair, not only because it paralyzes political action, but because the ...
 
Not-so-great-relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. I am not a relationship expert. In fact, when it comes to giving relationship advice, I have zero qualifications. What I do have is a few (okay, 40-ish) years of life experience and a genuine interest in hearing your relationship stories. And with the help of my incredibly insightful celebrity guests, I’m on a mission to help you solve your relationship woes and improve your love life. With a few dating games, a li ...
 
Jonas and Brady discuss the long-term contract deadline quickly approaching for Redskins’ QB Kirk Cousins and both guys are scratching their heads as to why Redskins management hasn’t gotten anything done. The guys also dive into the rumors regarding the potential suspension of Cowboys’ RB Ezekiel Elliott and aren’t sure that the NFL is handling the situation appropriately as nothing official has yet come down from a law standpoint. Perhaps the fact that Elliott is a Dallas Cowboy may have s ...
 
If you've ever watched a movie based on true events and thought "I didn't know that" or "I wonder if that is how it happened" then this is the podcast series for you
 
Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.
 
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UKMotorTalk
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UKMotorTalk, an independent view on motoring and motor sport with impartial road tests, unbiased advice on buying and selling, insurance, taxation and road safety and all the news that affects your car use.Welcome to UKMotorTalk, each month we'll bring you a round up of the world of motoring with road tests, interviews with leading opinion formers, driving hints and tips and a digest of motoring and motor sport news. In fact, everything needed to keep you on the road as an informed driver.Fo ...
 
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Forensic Files
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Forensic Files is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world.
 
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The SnakesCast
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The world of tabletop games is a lot bigger than most people realize. In fact it's so big that the idea of investigating it can actually be kind of intimidating. When you see all those games you've never heard of, with rules and concepts and themes you've never seen before in a game, it's hard to know where to start.The answer is: start with the SnakesCast. Every week, we'll bring you ten or fifteen minutes' worth of banter about what makes these games worth playing. With a different theme e ...
 
The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends. The mysterious tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might have a thing-or-two to say about their quest, because as he likes to say, To the stars! In ...
 
Welcome to the Cult Film Club, a monthly podcast and blog about MOVIES WE LOVE TO DEATH despite how bad, weird or obscure they are. In fact, we love them because they’re bad, weird or obscure! We discuss and analyze cult films from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Collectively we possess an impressive amount of useless pop culture knowledge, but we’re no movie snobs–just a couple of guys (and a girl) who really like movies.
 
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Science Vs
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There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. This season we tackle plastics, veganism, essential oils, gentrification and CBD cannabis.
 
Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
 
Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of " ...
 
The South Park Weekly After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of Comedy Central's South Park Weekly.Show Summary: The animated series is not for children. In fact, its goal seems to be to offend as many as possible as it presents the adventures of Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. The show has taken on Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden, politicians of every stripe and self-important celebrities. Oh, and Kenny is killed in many episodes.
 
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Your V Life
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New York City's favorite OBGYN answers the women's health questions most are too shy to ask, separating fact from fiction. Send your sex, relationship, and phobia questions to questions@yourvlife.com. New episodes every Tuesday.
 
I’ve been going to science fiction, fantasy, horror, and comic book conventions since I was 15, and I’ve found that while the con which takes place within the walls of a hotel or convention center is always fun, the con away from the con—which takes place when I wander off-site with friends for a meal—can often be more fun. In fact, my love of tracking down good food while traveling the world attending conventions has apparently become so well known that one blogger even dubbed me “science f ...
 
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resis ...
 
The Suits After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of USA's Suits.Show Summary: In need of an associate, big-time Manhattan corporate lawyer Harvey Specter hires the only guy who impresses him — college dropout Mike Ross. The fact that Ross isn't actually a lawyer isn't lost on Specter, who believes his new right-hand man is a legal prodigy with the book smarts of a Harvard law grad and the street smarts of a hustler. However, in order to keep their jobs, the charade must remain str ...
 
Real Estate Radio Report, hosted by Peter Kenney. Audio Cast offers news for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. Fast paced and fact packed, covering real estate trends, real estate news! REDMic.us
 
Party Time for the win! Join Laugh Track Matt & Zax for their weekly unique show. The stories and information on this show are artistic works of fiction and falsehood. Only a fool would take anything stated on this show as fact.
 
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101Facts
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You want facts? You want 101 of them in a single video? Well you're in the right place. 101 Facts brings you an unholy number of facts of varying quality about the topics you might like! Movies, gaming, social media, aliens, countries. Whatever topics we can find 101 Facts for we'll consider making a video about. So there's only one thing left to do . . . . Go fact yourself!Interested in our videos? Email syndication@diagonal-view.com
 
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Living Sensical
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Compare these amazing stories with your own. We all seem to be on this journey together, writing fiction and fact as we go...
 
Ever feel like you missed something important when it comes to the news? A fact, a detail, or an event that it feels like everyone else knows about, and now you'd look like a moron if you asked someone to explain? Well, here's a podcast that will ask those questions so you do't have to. Each week, Danielle Ward (Do The Right Thing) is joined by two comedians and an actual expert in something important, who will field the basic and/or obvious questions you somehow never got around to asking u ...
 
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Steve Hartman and Rich Ohrnberger discuss the challenges of the Alliance of American Football league, their predictions for the NBA All-Star game, what the future looks like for Colin Kaepernick now that he has reached an agreement with the NFL and if LeBron and the Lakers have a chance at making the playoffs! Learn more about advertising on th ...…
 
Ever feel like you missed something important when it comes to the news? A fact, a detail, or an event that it feels like everyone else knows about, and now you'd look like a moron if you asked someone to explain? Well, here's a podcast that will ask those questions so you don't have to. This week Danielle Ward is joined by Nicole Badstuber, wh ...…
 
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He did what?? We were chatting to Crawf about his time in the jungle, his pride in winning third place, and the lengths he went to for his AFL 'locker room' brethren when they couldn't get the job done...
 
It's Fox Sports Sunday with Dan Beyer and Mike Harmon! The guys take a deep dive into the finalization of the collusion case between the NFL and Colin Kaepernick. Will the collusion conclusion open the door back into the NFL for Kaepernick or will teams still stay away from the media lightning rod? The guys also look at the drama surrounding bo ...…
 
It's a FOX Sports Sunday with Andy Furman and Brian Noe! The guys talk NBA All Star Weekend and discuss whether the weekends is worth the hype surrounding the weekend. The guys also talk football and the conclusion of Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL and what it means for the league and Kaepernick. Also, is the dominance by the ...…
 
Jonas Knox explains why Antonio Brown is right in calling out the Steelers, while the Cleveland Browns are getting better without doing anything. Jonas sounds off on the waste of time that is the NBA All-Star Weekend. Jonas calls out Anthony Davis' BS, plus the latest editions of Do You Care, Guess that Garbage, and The Scraps! Learn more about ...…
 
Bernie Fratto and Sleepy J recap a wild day in College Basketball and handicap the implications these games could have in March. The guys discuss Joe Flacco's move to Denver, Antonio Brown's potential change of scenery, and Kyrie Irving's impact on the Celtics. Plus, Bernie and Sleepy J give their Best Bets for Sunday! Learn more about advertis ...…
 
Arnie Spanier and Aaron Torres analyze the evolving Colin Kaepernick situation after his attorney reiterated Kaepernick's desire to return to the NFL, and the guys take a look at LeBron's comments in support of Kaepernick. Arnie and Aaron recap a wild day in college basketball and debate over Anthony Davis' recent comments where he asserted he ...…
 
In honor of Rheumatoid Awareness Day, Amee speaks again with Veronique Mead,a family physician and assistant professor who changed careers looking for a better understanding and more effective tools for working with chronic illness. Following their interview in December, Amee applied some of the new information presented and began to see more c ...…
 
Noe and Salaam break down everything in the sports world, including who they think won in the NFL settling the collusion case with Colin Kaepernick. The guys also discuss what the market for Antonio Brown might be amid his latest comments, if Matt Kuchar was wrong to only give his caddie $5,000, and should Dak Prescott take a pay cut to help th ...…
 
Mike Harmon and Bucky Brooks break down the details of Colin Kaepernick’s collusion settlement with the NFL, and whether or not they expect to see him in the league again. Antonio Brown agreed to meet with Steelers owner Art Rooney after previously saying he wouldn’t. The New Orleans Pelicans fired GM Dell Demps in the wake of the Anthony Davis ...…
 
Adam Oliver Stokes obtained his B.A. in Religion at Duke University and his Masters ofDivinity from Yale Divinity School. His scholarly interest include ancient Americancivilization, the Old Testament and Greco-Roman history and folklore. He is the author ofPerspectives on the Old Testament and Essentials in Classical Literature published by Co ...…
 
It's NBA All Star weekend and the Anthony Davis trade rumors continue to swirl. LeBron has let his foot off the gas since moving to LA and the Lakers are possibly going to miss the playoffs. The Basketball Hall of Fame announced its finalists, but no one stands out as great. Dominique Wilkins joins the show and discusses the differences in play ...…
 
Book Universes: A Very Thin Line by S. H. Marpel Published: Feb 2019 Characters: With dialogue: Carol, John Earl Stark, Hami. Mentioned: Bert, Tish, Gaia, Tess, various Ghost Hunter team, unnamed military types and politicians. Main Story Structure: Mystery Secondary Structure: Action-Adventure Main Settings: Gaia’s “bedroom”, Hami’s saloon, Be ...…
 
The Writer’s Journey of John Earl Stark 02 R. L. Saunders Nine Lessons from Authors – – – – John Earl Stark problems were far from over. He was up to his neck and now his stories were running his life. All he wanted was to improve his book sales. But what he got was too many stories to write. And now he wasn’t sleeping as a result. There were j ...…
 
It's a special 'All-Star Weekend' edition of The Big Lead with Jason McIntyre! Jason breaks down some stunning comments coming out of NBA Media Day including Anthony Davis updating his list of suitors and LeBron James speaking out on Colin Kaepernick. Jason says Odell Beckham Jr. is all but gone from New York and predicts that Kyler Murray will ...…
 
The Fellas discuss the Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settlement with the NFL and examine the impact it has on Kaep's message. Anthony and Lincoln sound off on MLB players whining about wages and explains why a potential strike would ruin the league. In honor of Valentine's Day, the whole crew plays Love/Hate, declaring their adoration or hatre ...…
 
Hello again Motherfactors!In today's video we're taking a look at the video game that has taken the world and the internet by STORM! Whether you love it or you hate it, you cannot deny its effect. This is 101 Facts About Fortnite! ► Subscribe to 101 Facts Here: http://bit.ly/1MtNBJD► Follow 101 Facts on Twitter: https://twitter.com/101Facts1► F ...…
 
Ever feel like you missed something important when it comes to the news? A fact, a detail, or an event that it feels like everyone else knows about, and now you'd look like a moron if you asked someone to explain? Well, here's a podcast that will ask those questions so you don't have to. This week Danielle Ward is joined once again by Anand Men ...…
 
Brian Noe discusses the Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid situation, and explains why Reid is a hypocrite. Brian calls out the Pelicans for replacing Dell Demps with Danny Ferry. Brian explains why College Football free agency needs to happen. Plus, after being inspired from a boxing match on TV, Brian spends the whole show attempting to convince ...…
 
As a young boy, Richard E. Grant idolized Barbra Streisand. In a fit of teen-age desperation and hormones, wrote her a fan letter. “You don’t know me yet,” Grant wrote. “But I’d like to offer you an idea you might like to consider.” His entreaty landed on deaf ears, or who knows where, but he did not hear back from Streisand. He became an actor ...…
 
When depictions of Virginia politicians in blackface surfaced this month, the New Yorker contributor Teju Cole was unsurprised. “A white man of a certain age in the U.S.,” he reflects, “is found to have done something racist in his past; well, yes.” As a photographer and photo critic, he is acutely aware that a photograph captures the thinnest ...…
 
Junior has been sidelined and will die – maybe – horribly – maybe. Point is, Roger and Isabel are running the show. Surely they won’t fall into the trap of just taking a ton of stuff for themselves? https://englishhistoryfactandfiction196541815.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/episode-63-roger-and-isabel.mp3…
 
"The Simpsons," Quentin Tarantino and comedy come together on Go Fact Yourself! Sasheer Zamata is best known for her roles on "Saturday Night Live" and as the host of the variety showcase Sasheer Zamata Party Time. She’ll tell us about why a very... confusing invasion of her privacy has her so protective of her personal possessions. Sasheer wil ...…
 
"The Simpsons," Quentin Tarantino and comedy come together on Go Fact Yourself! Sasheer Zamata is best known for her roles on "Saturday Night Live" and as the host of the variety showcase Sasheer Zamata Party Time. She’ll tell us about why a very... confusing invasion of her privacy has her so protective of her personal possessions. Sasheer wil ...…
 
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