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The Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy

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

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Jeffrey Epstein

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

45mins

15 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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Conspiranews for February 2020

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

40mins

27 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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The Evidence Doesn't Lie (But We Do)

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 LawdzLearn 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

1hr 4mins

28 Jan 2016

Rank #3

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Everything is Awesome(ly Fake)!

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

39mins

29 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Live from Auckland! It's (all about) Alex Jones!

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. -- 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

40mins

9 Aug 2018

Rank #5

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The poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

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

33mins

23 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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The Hunt for MH370

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.

36mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Patron Bonus Episode [Unlocked] - The Case of the Stolen Gospels

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

26mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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Evidence and Conspiracy Theories

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.

43mins

8 Mar 2020

Rank #9

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The CIA, Castro, and Cuba

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

41mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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The Kaczyński Twins and the Smolensk Air Disaster

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

43mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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The politically incorrect Jordan Peterson

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

46mins

26 Feb 2018

Rank #12

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Places That Don't Exist

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

44mins

6 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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Stargates! All the Stargates!!

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

42mins

4 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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An Evening in Boise with Ginna Husting and Martin Orr

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.

57mins

10 Dec 2017

Rank #15

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Chariots of the Erich von Däniken

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

56mins

9 May 2019

Rank #16

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The Late Edition: Conspiranews for November 2019

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."

45mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #17