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A podcast taking a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of fake news and unbelievable memes being shared online. We tell you what's true, what's bull and we have a little fun along the way. And yes, we know, it is a stupid name. But then so is Tokyo Sexwale. So why not join the Secretary of State for Nonsense and the team as they step up and do the research you can't be bothered to do for yourself in the battle against the real fake news.

A podcast taking a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of fake news and unbelievable memes being shared online. We tell you what's true, what's bull and we have a little fun along the way. And yes, we know, it is a stupid name. But then so is Tokyo Sexwale. So why not join the Secretary of State for Nonsense and the team as they step up and do the research you can't be bothered to do for yourself in the battle against the real fake news.
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United Kingdom

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A podcast taking a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of fake news and unbelievable memes being shared online. We tell you what's true, what's bull and we have a little fun along the way. And yes, we know, it is a stupid name. But then so is Tokyo Sexwale. So why not join the Secretary of State for Nonsense and the team as they step up and do the research you can't be bothered to do for yourself in the battle against the real fake news.

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@MoSwooping

Language:

English


Episodes

Flag burning Remainers / Dominic Cummings / The Suicide Plant

9/11/2019
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AKA: What don't you want to find in your Kung Pao chicken? Emma Watson. This week Al is joined by Karin Robinson from the Primarily 2020 podcast as they discuss flag burning remainers, Dominic Cummings beliefs on the poor, the women who sued an amusement park after they broke in and injured themselves, a plant that causes so much pain you want to kill yourself, taxes in Scotland and how much Oxygen is created by the Amazon. Want more details about the stories we've discussed on this...

Duration:01:05:42

EU Regulations on Cabbages / Paracetamol on the NHS / MP's on Brexit

9/4/2019
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AKA: In her latest feature-length film, Tracy Beaker struggles with Land mines for the first time. This week Al is joined by Jim Cliff from the Fallacious Trump podcast as they discuss 9 things women couldn't do in 1971, the EU regulations on Cabbages, the money spent on the Amazon wildfires compared with the film Venom, Wall Street's historical "border wall" to keep out the English, the NHS spend on paracetamol and everyone's favourite topic... Brexit! Plus find out which recent fact the...

Duration:00:00:52

EasyJet Backless Seats / Nicola Sturgeon / Russian Explosion

8/20/2019
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AKA: A Mopey Zoo Lion This week Al has dragged his wife Kitty back onto the show, and they're joined by Andy Harland from the Dredgeland Podcast Spectacular. The trio answer such questions as: did a woman really sat on an airline seat with no back? Is Nicola Sturgeon really unhappy at being photographed with Boris Johnson and the Union Flag? Was there really a nuclear explosion in Russia? Did cops really spray themselves with fake blood? Do Facebook really own your content unless you post...

Duration:00:58:26

Ministry of Swooping Trailer

8/8/2019
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A little teaser from our first three episodes. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/moswooping/message

Duration:00:01:55

Win Vegas Holidays / El Paso Shooter / Killer Seagulls

8/6/2019
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AKA Why am I sticky? Surprise sex! This week Al is joined by former colleague and podcast virgin Nik Chapple and former school buddy Lloyd Collins. They discuss winning Vegas holidays on Facebook, a woman who defecated on her bosses desk, Steve Jobs' last words, bullet resistant backpacks, seagulls that kidnap dogs and did the El Paso shooter really post a gun homage to Donald Trump? If that isn't enough nonsense for you; find out what arcade game Al is useless at, Lloyd tells us what wild...

Duration:00:53:01

Eating Prime Ministers / Zombie Chicken / Mr Rogers

7/31/2019
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AKA: Airport security guidelines now prohibit full frontal nudity. This week your Secretary of State for Nonsense, Al Galpin, is once again joined by the most reluctant podcaster Kitty Galpin; and podcaster extraordinaire Matt Lees. The trio tackle some questionable news stories and memes from the past week as they seek out the truth. Did the Dutch really eat a Prime Minister in 1672? Is that really a video of a Zombie Chicken? And did the Teletubbies sun baby really have a baby? Plus it's...

Duration:00:48:20

FaceApp / Area 51 Raid / Center Parcs

7/25/2019
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AKA: I get by with a little help from bioengineered assault turtles with acid breath It's the first ever episode of the Ministry of Swooping, the podcast taking a tongue-in-cheek look at fake news and untrustworthy memes. Joining the Secretary of State for Nonsense, Al Galpin, are this weeks under-secretaries; "The worlds most reluctant podcaster" Kitty Galpin and "Your favourite podcasters favourite podcaster" Matt Lees. The MoS seeks out the truth and the fiction in stories about FaceApp,...

Duration:00:52:46