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The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy

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A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and Dr. M R. X. Dentith.

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A humorous and informative analysis of conspiracy theories new and old by Josh Addison and Dr. M R. X. Dentith.

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Anyone else get an overwhelming urge to buy a “Word a Day Calendar” after listening?”

By Monk's Wife - Apr 05 2019
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l don’t really believe any of the silly chimera conspiracy theories! However, Man has my vocabulary grown exponentially. I certainly won’t be vociferous about my opining 😉!

Incomparable

By MangleExpert - Jun 08 2017
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Somtimes self-indulgent? Yes, definitely. But when the rubber meets the road it's unbeatable for incisive commentary and solid research.

iTunes Ratings

8 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
0
0
1
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Anyone else get an overwhelming urge to buy a “Word a Day Calendar” after listening?”

By Monk's Wife - Apr 05 2019
Read more
l don’t really believe any of the silly chimera conspiracy theories! However, Man has my vocabulary grown exponentially. I certainly won’t be vociferous about my opining 😉!

Incomparable

By MangleExpert - Jun 08 2017
Read more
Somtimes self-indulgent? Yes, definitely. But when the rubber meets the road it's unbeatable for incisive commentary and solid research.
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The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy

Latest release on Sep 25, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Rank #1: Jeffrey Epstein

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This week Josh and M discuss the only thing in the news: the various conspiracy theories surrounding the life and death of Jeffrey Epstein.

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Watch M’s series “Conspiracism” here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEp7xTcFU3hc2W0kfdSvAQ

and learn more about their academic work at:

http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Aug 15 2019

45mins

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Rank #2: Conspiranews for February 2020

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In this episode Josh and M discuss all the news they deigned fit to spit: the tragic death of a Flat Earther by rocket; eugenics; COVID-19 (AKA the Coronavirus) conspiracy theories; a corporate conspiracy to aid the spread of opioids in the US; George Soros discussing conspiracies; problems with Julian Assange's extradition to the US; and the sentencing of Roger Stone.

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

You can learn more about M’s academic work at: http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding? http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Feb 27 2020

40mins

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Rank #3: The Evidence Doesn't Lie (But We Do)

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Evidence tells us that this episode of the Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy is one in which Josh and Matthew take a good, long, hard, [add more adjectives] look at Serial, Undisclosed, and Making a Murderer. How do these shows use their evidence to advance their conspiratorial hypotheses of insecure convictions? And who is Mr. Cui Bono? Will he feature in future episodes? Find out now...
Music: Evidence Song by the Good Lawdz
Learn more about Matthew's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/conspiracism) or Podbean (http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79) pages?
Contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Jan 28 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #4: Everything is Awesome(ly Fake)!

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Stuck for content? Why not try a listicle! It's the sure fire way to generate nearly 40 minutes of jibber-jabber. Listen as Josh and M talk about all the apparent fakeness of the world, as well as proclaim their love for "The Tick." Also, as special bonus content, there are no bad accents this week.

Learn more about M's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at:

http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/conspiracism

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

You can contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Jun 29 2018

39mins

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Rank #5: Live from Auckland! It's (all about) Alex Jones!

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In this return to the ancestral seat of House Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy, Josh and M discuss the recent "todo" around Alex Jones and InfoWars, get into Bigfoot porn, and update you on antifa protests your hosts have been attending.

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Learn more about M's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at:

http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/conspiracism

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

You can contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Aug 09 2018

40mins

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Rank #6: The poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

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This week we cover the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in the U.K. and go through the timeline of what is most likely Russia's latest extrajudicial killing in a foreign state. We also take a quick look at the Cambridge Analytica story and make a geographically-based "Just like you Mum" joke.

Learn more about M's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/conspiracism) or Podbean (http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79) pages?

Contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Mar 23 2018

33mins

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Rank #7: Episode 78A - The Richard Dreyfuss Affair

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Following up from a promise from last week, Josh and Matthew discuss the Dreyfus Affair, a tale of fabricated information, virulant racism and non-existent French Finger biscuits.Music: South of France by The Swing Ninjas

Dec 03 2015

51mins

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Rank #8: The Hunt for MH370

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Josh (mostly) and M (vaguely) review Ean Higgin's "The Hunt for MH370," a new(ish) book published by Pan Macmillan (and provided to the podcast for review purposes). Is this a "Case Closed" when it comes to the fate of MH370? Is this the end of the podcast as we know it? Listen in to find out.

Oct 24 2019

36mins

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Rank #9: Patron Bonus Episode [Unlocked] - The Case of the Stolen Gospels

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Josh and M discuss the curious case of the stolen gospel (of Luke), and the most likely suspect, Dr. Dirk Obbink, papyrologist at Oxford.

Mar 19 2020

26mins

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Rank #10: Evidence and Conspiracy Theories

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An episode "from the can" (due to a recording snafu rendering this week's planned episode utterly unusable), wherein Josh and M talk evidence and conspiracy theories.

Mar 08 2020

43mins

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Rank #11: Episode 79 - Did the CIA invent the term 'conspiracy theory'?

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Did the CIA invent the term 'conspiracy theory'? No. In what should have been a very short episode of the Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy, Josh and Matthew discuss the persistent claim the CIA invented conspiracy theories, talk about weaponising terms, and generally get up to mischief.Music: Black Box by The Color Kings

Dec 10 2015

39mins

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Rank #12: The CIA, Castro, and Cuba

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Join Josh and M as they travel to Cuba in the Sixties to tell a story of Dirty Tricks, Bingo, the Northwoods and more!

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

You can learn more about M’s academic work at:

http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Nov 21 2019

41mins

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Rank #13: The Kaczyński Twins and the Smolensk Air Disaster

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Josh and M discuss the conspiracy theories surrounding the the Kaczyński Twins of Poland, the Smolensk Air Disaster, and Polish politics.

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

You can learn more about M’s academic work at: http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding? http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Apr 09 2020

43mins

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Rank #14: The politically incorrect Jordan Peterson

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In this episode Josh calls right-wingers stupid whilst M demurs from such strong statements. Jordan Peterson is also discussed, along with claims that Elvis' post-death appearance in Home Alone might be connected with the death of Andy Kaufman.

Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTP2xXvJ7ls

Learn more about M's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/conspiracism) or Podbean (http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79) pages?

Contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Feb 26 2018

46mins

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Rank #15: Places That Don't Exist

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This week Josh and M investigate places that apparently don't exist, like Australia! Finland! Bielefeld! Acre! Molise! And those mysterious "paper towns" on maps!

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Watch M’s series “Conspiracism” here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEp7xTcFU3hc2W0kfdSvAQ

and learn more about their academic work at:

http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Jun 06 2019

44mins

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Rank #16: Stargates! All the Stargates!!

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In an episode which features an awful lot of M humming the theme tune to "Stargate SG-1", Josh and M discuss the real reason for the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the Stargate TV-series. The two are linked in such a way that even Teal'c would say "Indeed."

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Watch M’s series “Conspiracism” here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEp7xTcFU3hc2W0kfdSvAQ

and learn more about their academic work at:

http://episto.org/

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

Apr 04 2019

42mins

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Rank #17: An Evening in Boise with Ginna Husting and Martin Orr

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In which M enjoys the company of Ginna Husting and Martin Orr, talking about conspiracy theories and conspiracy theory theories in (rather cold) Boise, Idaho.

Dec 10 2017

57mins

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Rank #18: Chariots of the Erich von Däniken

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This week Josh and M investigate one Erich von Däniken and his "Chariots of the Gods?"

Josh is @monkeyfluids and M is @conspiracism on Twitter

You can also contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Watch M’s series “Conspiracism” here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEp7xTcFU3hc2W0kfdSvAQ

and learn more about their academic work at:

http://mrxdentith.com

Why not support The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy by donating to our Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/podcastersguidetotheconspiracy

or Podbean crowdfunding?

http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79

May 09 2019

56mins

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Rank #19: The Late Edition: Conspiranews for November 2019

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It's the monthly news conspiracy theory news update, and it's only a week late! This week Josh and M discuss a potential cover-up of a Russian election hack... in the UK! There's also some updates about that whole Jeffrey Epstein thing. A lack of resolution in the Cuban Sonic Weapon attacks is mused. We also discuss 1080 and, of course, the continuing adventures of a President called "Trump."

Dec 05 2019

45mins

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Rank #20: Episode 77 - Bertrand Russell: JFK Conspiracy Theorist!

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Who's the most famous JFK conspiracy theorist you can think of? If you happen to be a philosopher, then the answer surely must be Bertrand Russell. Although what he has to do with the mysterious disappearance of D. B. Cooper no one knows. Certainly not Josh and Matthew.Music: Glad I'm Not A Kennedy by Levitating Churches

Nov 26 2015

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