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Factually! with Adam Conover

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Factually! with Adam Conover
Factually! with Adam Conover

Factually! with Adam Conover

Earwolf & Adam Conover

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2.8K
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Comedian Adam Conover talks to exceptional experts, revealing shocking truths and thought-provoking new perspectives. It’s an investigative comedy podcast for curious people who never stop asking questions.

Latest Episodes

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

Science journalist andauthor of the bookThe Intelligence Trap – Why Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes,David Robson joins Adam this week to discuss how being intelligent can actually amplify your errors, the definition ofdisrationalia, how to stay intellectually humble, and more! This episode is brought to you by Super Size Me 2, Invitae (www.invitae.com), Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually), and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually).

66 MIN5 days ago
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The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Historian and author of the book "Are We There Yet?:The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless", Dan Albert joins Adam this week to talk about what led to the universal car, the 1890's bike craze, selling more than just a mode of transportation, and more! This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Get Rich Nick Trailer

Nick Turner and Nick Vatterott clumsily try every get-rich-quick scheme under the sun in an attempt to profit while teaching listeners the ins and outs of each money-making endeavor. With a new scheme every week and interviews with friends/specialists, we will see if the Nicks can get rich beyond their mildest dreams.

4 MIN2 weeks ago
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Get Rich Nick Trailer

Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

Political scientist, Occidental College professor and former Cambodian refugee, Sophal Ear, joins Adam this week to discuss his journey escaping Cambodia with his family, the price people are willing to pay to find freedom, the immigration system after WWII, and what it means when you turn people away. This episode is brought to you by Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast, The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY).

96 MIN2 weeks ago
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Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

Artist, writer and author of the book "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" Jenny Odell, joins Adam this week to discuss different types of attention, art and contemplation being challenged, how doing nothing is doing something, and the mysterious bowerbird! This episode is brought to you by Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), Hawthorne (www.hawthorne.co code: FACTUALLY), and Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

87 MIN3 weeks ago
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How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

How the Political Parties Have Changed Over Time, Conservativism and Bipartisan Cooperation w/ Dave Hopkins

Political scientist, professor at Boston College and author ofRed Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics Dave Hopkins, joins Adam this week to discuss the structure of America's political parties, partisanship and party loyalty, how conservatism has changed, and more! This episode is brought to you by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

86 MINAUG 14
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How the Political Parties Have Changed Over Time, Conservativism and Bipartisan Cooperation w/ Dave Hopkins

The Truth About Violent Video Games (...They Don't Cause Violence) with Dr. Patrick Markey

Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and author, Dr. Patrick Markey, joins Adam this week to discuss the real science and research behind violent video games and violent behavior, how correlation doesn't mean causation, and whether or not video games are "release valves" for violent behavior. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY) and The Great Courses (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY).

73 MINAUG 7
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The Truth About Violent Video Games (...They Don't Cause Violence) with Dr. Patrick Markey

Skewed Civil War Stories with Christy Coleman

Public historian and CEO of the American Civil War Museum, Christy Coleman, joins Adam this week to discuss skewed stories from the Civil War and their influence in history, the real success story of reconstruction and what else we’re missing in history. This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), and The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MINAUG 1
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Skewed Civil War Stories with Christy Coleman

All Things Sleep, the Circadian Clock of Cells and Hormones of Darkness w/ Dr. Judith Owens

Dr. Judith Owens, the Director for the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children's Hospital,joins Adam this week to discuss sleep deprivation and mortality, the circadian clock of cells, jet lag tips and more. Plus, Judith answers burning sleep questions from the Factually! crew.

77 MINJUL 24
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All Things Sleep, the Circadian Clock of Cells and Hormones of Darkness w/ Dr. Judith Owens

Solving the Climate Crisis, Preserving Biodiversity and the 6th Extinction with Emma Marris

Environmental journalist and thinker,Emma Marris, joins Adam this week to discuss how drastic our impact is on the natural environment, being a "reducetarian", the issues with purism in conservation, and herons! This episode is brought to you by Away (www.awaytravel.com/factually code: FACTUALLY), Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), and The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/factually).

78 MINJUL 17
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Solving the Climate Crisis, Preserving Biodiversity and the 6th Extinction with Emma Marris

Latest Episodes

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

Science journalist andauthor of the bookThe Intelligence Trap – Why Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes,David Robson joins Adam this week to discuss how being intelligent can actually amplify your errors, the definition ofdisrationalia, how to stay intellectually humble, and more! This episode is brought to you by Super Size Me 2, Invitae (www.invitae.com), Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually), and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually).

66 MIN5 days ago
Comments
The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Historian and author of the book "Are We There Yet?:The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless", Dan Albert joins Adam this week to talk about what led to the universal car, the 1890's bike craze, selling more than just a mode of transportation, and more! This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The Origin of Car Culture, “Horse Busses” and Sexy Bicycles! with Dan Albert

Get Rich Nick Trailer

Nick Turner and Nick Vatterott clumsily try every get-rich-quick scheme under the sun in an attempt to profit while teaching listeners the ins and outs of each money-making endeavor. With a new scheme every week and interviews with friends/specialists, we will see if the Nicks can get rich beyond their mildest dreams.

4 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Get Rich Nick Trailer

Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

Political scientist, Occidental College professor and former Cambodian refugee, Sophal Ear, joins Adam this week to discuss his journey escaping Cambodia with his family, the price people are willing to pay to find freedom, the immigration system after WWII, and what it means when you turn people away. This episode is brought to you by Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet Podcast, The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY).

96 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Growing Up a Refugee, Foreign Aid, and the Price of Freedom with Sophal Ear

How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

Artist, writer and author of the book "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" Jenny Odell, joins Adam this week to discuss different types of attention, art and contemplation being challenged, how doing nothing is doing something, and the mysterious bowerbird! This episode is brought to you by Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY), Hawthorne (www.hawthorne.co code: FACTUALLY), and Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

87 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
How To Do Nothing with Jenny Odell

How the Political Parties Have Changed Over Time, Conservativism and Bipartisan Cooperation w/ Dave Hopkins

Political scientist, professor at Boston College and author ofRed Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics Dave Hopkins, joins Adam this week to discuss the structure of America's political parties, partisanship and party loyalty, how conservatism has changed, and more! This episode is brought to you by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

86 MINAUG 14
Comments
How the Political Parties Have Changed Over Time, Conservativism and Bipartisan Cooperation w/ Dave Hopkins

The Truth About Violent Video Games (...They Don't Cause Violence) with Dr. Patrick Markey

Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and author, Dr. Patrick Markey, joins Adam this week to discuss the real science and research behind violent video games and violent behavior, how correlation doesn't mean causation, and whether or not video games are "release valves" for violent behavior. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY) and The Great Courses (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY).

73 MINAUG 7
Comments
The Truth About Violent Video Games (...They Don't Cause Violence) with Dr. Patrick Markey

Skewed Civil War Stories with Christy Coleman

Public historian and CEO of the American Civil War Museum, Christy Coleman, joins Adam this week to discuss skewed stories from the Civil War and their influence in history, the real success story of reconstruction and what else we’re missing in history. This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), and The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/FACTUALLY).

70 MINAUG 1
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Skewed Civil War Stories with Christy Coleman

All Things Sleep, the Circadian Clock of Cells and Hormones of Darkness w/ Dr. Judith Owens

Dr. Judith Owens, the Director for the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children's Hospital,joins Adam this week to discuss sleep deprivation and mortality, the circadian clock of cells, jet lag tips and more. Plus, Judith answers burning sleep questions from the Factually! crew.

77 MINJUL 24
Comments
All Things Sleep, the Circadian Clock of Cells and Hormones of Darkness w/ Dr. Judith Owens

Solving the Climate Crisis, Preserving Biodiversity and the 6th Extinction with Emma Marris

Environmental journalist and thinker,Emma Marris, joins Adam this week to discuss how drastic our impact is on the natural environment, being a "reducetarian", the issues with purism in conservation, and herons! This episode is brought to you by Away (www.awaytravel.com/factually code: FACTUALLY), Blinkist (www.blinkist.com/FACTUALLY), and The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/factually).

78 MINJUL 17
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Solving the Climate Crisis, Preserving Biodiversity and the 6th Extinction with Emma Marris

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