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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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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

Why It’s Legal to Kill Someone with Your Car, and Other Ways Our Laws Make Driving Mandatory with Greg Shill

EProfessor at the University of Iowa College of Law, Greg Shill, sits down with Adam to explain about why our legal system prioritizes car travel and punishes those who don’t or aren’t able to drive. This episode is sponsored by Exploding Kittens (www.explodingkittens.com/factually code: FACTUALLY) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factuallycode: FACTUALLY)

75 MIN2 d ago
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Why It’s Legal to Kill Someone with Your Car, and Other Ways Our Laws Make Driving Mandatory with Greg Shill

Online Extremism, White Supremacy and the Myth of the “Lone Wolf” with J.M. Berger

EAuthor and extremism researcher J.M. Berger joins Adam this week to discuss the surprising similarities between white supremacist and Islamist extremists, the ways extremist groups frame their hatred to seem more appealing and what social media services need to do to stop its spread. This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

71 MIN1 w ago
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Online Extremism, White Supremacy and the Myth of the “Lone Wolf” with J.M. Berger

The Model Minority Myth with Ellen Wu

EHistory professor and director of Asian Studies at Indiana University Ellen Wu joins Adam this week to discuss the model minority myth,how the stereotype has shifted over history and why it still exists today. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually) and The Next Big Idea podcast.

61 MIN2 w ago
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The Model Minority Myth with Ellen Wu

Why It’s Not Too Late to Fight Climate Change, Weather Science, and Overcoming Denialism with Michael Mann

EEminent climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann joins Adam to explain the science behind climate change, how to fight denialism, and much more! This episode is brought to you by The Next Big Idea podcast, Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), and Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

72 MIN3 w ago
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Why It’s Not Too Late to Fight Climate Change, Weather Science, and Overcoming Denialism with Michael Mann

Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

EExperimental social psychologist, former Cornell University professor and current professor of psychology at theUniversity of Michigan, David Dunning, joins Adam this week to discuss our brain's incredible power to be unaware of being wrong, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and why the first rule of"Dunning-Kruger Club" is you don't know you're in the "Dunning-Kruger Club"! This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually), Bombas (www.bombas.com/factually), and No Such Thing as a Fish Podcast.

64 MINOCT 16
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Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

EHematologist-oncologist, author and evidence-based medicine expert Vinay Prasad MD MPH, joins Adam this week to talk about medical reversals, the addiction of helping someone while making money, decision-making with suboptimal evidence, what questions to ask your doctor, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

60 MINOCT 9
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When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

EFounder and executive director of Pathways to Housing, a Housing First program,Dr.Sam Tsemberis joins Adam this week to discuss the misconceptions about how to address the homelessness crisis, the economics of homelesness and why there are people on the street when we know how to fix it. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co.

76 MINOCT 3
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Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

EAstrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT, Prof. Sara Seager, joins Adam on earth this week to discuss the process of finding and looking for Earth cousins, the chance of discovering life on other planets, liquid lava lakes, "Star Shade" and so much more! This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

59 MINSEP 25
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The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

ERenowned behavioral neuroscientist,recovering addictand author of the NY Times BestsellerNever Enough,JudithGriseljoins Adam to discussher early battle with addiction, the neuroscience on how the brain adapts negatively to substance abuse, ending up in treatment by mistake and how life can be wonderful after recovery. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY), and Invitae (www.invitae.com).

72 MINSEP 19
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The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

EScience 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 MINSEP 11
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The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

Latest Episodes

Why It’s Legal to Kill Someone with Your Car, and Other Ways Our Laws Make Driving Mandatory with Greg Shill

EProfessor at the University of Iowa College of Law, Greg Shill, sits down with Adam to explain about why our legal system prioritizes car travel and punishes those who don’t or aren’t able to drive. This episode is sponsored by Exploding Kittens (www.explodingkittens.com/factually code: FACTUALLY) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factuallycode: FACTUALLY)

75 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Why It’s Legal to Kill Someone with Your Car, and Other Ways Our Laws Make Driving Mandatory with Greg Shill

Online Extremism, White Supremacy and the Myth of the “Lone Wolf” with J.M. Berger

EAuthor and extremism researcher J.M. Berger joins Adam this week to discuss the surprising similarities between white supremacist and Islamist extremists, the ways extremist groups frame their hatred to seem more appealing and what social media services need to do to stop its spread. This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY).

71 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Online Extremism, White Supremacy and the Myth of the “Lone Wolf” with J.M. Berger

The Model Minority Myth with Ellen Wu

EHistory professor and director of Asian Studies at Indiana University Ellen Wu joins Adam this week to discuss the model minority myth,how the stereotype has shifted over history and why it still exists today. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually) and The Next Big Idea podcast.

61 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Model Minority Myth with Ellen Wu

Why It’s Not Too Late to Fight Climate Change, Weather Science, and Overcoming Denialism with Michael Mann

EEminent climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann joins Adam to explain the science behind climate change, how to fight denialism, and much more! This episode is brought to you by The Next Big Idea podcast, Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), and Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

72 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Why It’s Not Too Late to Fight Climate Change, Weather Science, and Overcoming Denialism with Michael Mann

Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

EExperimental social psychologist, former Cornell University professor and current professor of psychology at theUniversity of Michigan, David Dunning, joins Adam this week to discuss our brain's incredible power to be unaware of being wrong, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and why the first rule of"Dunning-Kruger Club" is you don't know you're in the "Dunning-Kruger Club"! This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/factually), Bombas (www.bombas.com/factually), and No Such Thing as a Fish Podcast.

64 MINOCT 16
Comments
Why Incompetent People Don’t Know They Suck and Other Brain Biases with David Dunning

When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

EHematologist-oncologist, author and evidence-based medicine expert Vinay Prasad MD MPH, joins Adam this week to talk about medical reversals, the addiction of helping someone while making money, decision-making with suboptimal evidence, what questions to ask your doctor, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

60 MINOCT 9
Comments
When Modern Medicine is Wrong, Evidence-Based Care, and Trusting Our Doctors with Dr. Vinay Prasad

Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

EFounder and executive director of Pathways to Housing, a Housing First program,Dr.Sam Tsemberis joins Adam this week to discuss the misconceptions about how to address the homelessness crisis, the economics of homelesness and why there are people on the street when we know how to fix it. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co.

76 MINOCT 3
Comments
Our Three Crises: Affordable Housing, Minimum Wage and Homelessness withDr.Sam Tsemberis

The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

EAstrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT, Prof. Sara Seager, joins Adam on earth this week to discuss the process of finding and looking for Earth cousins, the chance of discovering life on other planets, liquid lava lakes, "Star Shade" and so much more! This episode is brought to you by Acuity (www.acuityscheduling.com/factually).

59 MINSEP 25
Comments
The Search for New Planets, Sun Blobs andHotJupitersw/ Sara Seager

The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

ERenowned behavioral neuroscientist,recovering addictand author of the NY Times BestsellerNever Enough,JudithGriseljoins Adam to discussher early battle with addiction, the neuroscience on how the brain adapts negatively to substance abuse, ending up in treatment by mistake and how life can be wonderful after recovery. This episode is brought to you by Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/FACTUALLY), Bombas (www.bombas.com/FACTUALLY), and Invitae (www.invitae.com).

72 MINSEP 19
Comments
The Science of Addiction, How Brains React to Substance Abuse and Crossword Puzzles on Adderall with JudithGrisel

The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson

EScience 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 MINSEP 11
Comments
The Intelligence Trap, Moral Algebra andDisrationaliawith David Robson
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