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It’s a Flat, Flat, Flat, Flat World

9/21/2018
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What do Pacman, billiard balls and transwarping all have in common? They are associated with the Flat Earth thesis. Join Josh and M as they puzzle over the Flat Earth and Flat Earthers. Along the way they comment on the continuing sore that is the Brett Kavanaugh story, and talk a little about the flipping of one Paul Manafort. 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...

Duration:02:14:41

They blinded us with (junk) science

9/13/2018
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This week we discuss the junk science behind cancerous claims about Round-up, Agent Orange, 1080, and Autism diagnoses, looking at how legal findings do not necessarily tell you anything interesting scientifically. We also cover some shenanigans surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, a 9/11 missing person case, and the latest disinformation from Russia. Links: That 1080 image - https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/rural/2018/08/1080-activism-going-down-the-conspiracy-wormhole.html Russia...

Duration:00:45:06

Patron Bonus Episode - Experts on Unnatural Holes discuss Zina Bash, ISS, and the silence of Steve Bannon

9/5/2018
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Get a sneak peak at what the patrons get to hear for free this week, as we discuss the supposed white power hand symbol flashed by Zina Bash at the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, who drilled a hole in the ISS, and why we're not perturbed that Steve Bannon isn't getting a platform at the New Yorker Festival.

Duration:00:24:10

What's got QAnon so Spooked?

9/5/2018
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We return to QAnon to check in with their recent predictions, talk a little about 1080, cast shade on Twitter, and discuss the purported use of microwave weapons against U.S. diplomats in Cuba and Beijing. [The audio this week is better than last week, but due to a problem with the set up the audio recorded on the wrong mics... Sorry!] 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...

Duration:00:50:11

Michael Michael Collins Collins!

8/31/2018
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The audio quality in this episode is, at times, terrible. Listeners should be advised! Join us as we discuss Michael Collins and Michael Collins. One of them is an Irish politician. The other is someone who remarkably never set foot on the Moon. All of them have associated conspiracy theories! 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...

Duration:00:25:46

Lack of episodes update!

8/23/2018
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In which M apologises for a lack of content. It's all Josh's septum's fault. Honestly!

Duration:00:06:48

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

8/9/2018
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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. -- 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...

Duration:00:35:19

The Russian Invasion of Auckland, 1873

7/30/2018
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In this episode Josh and M take a step back to 1873 and report on the reporting of a Russian invasion of the port of Auckland, and the various conspiracy theories that surround it. 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...

Duration:04:11:09

Taking Conspiracy Theories Seriously

7/20/2018
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This week Josh and M discuss a forthcoming book, Taking Conspiracy Theories Seriously," edited by one Dr. M R. X. Dentith. Spooky... 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

Duration:00:47:05

Southern, Molyneux and Free Speech

7/16/2018
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This week we defend free speech by defending the right to deplatform speakers! We also discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court bench in the U.S., and even have some local Romanian news to share. It's a global conspiracy to keep you entertained. 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...

Duration:04:33:29

Falun Gong and Organ Harvesting

7/5/2018
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In our continuing (and inadvertant) crusade to get ourselves banned or mired in controversy with countries and large organisations, we talk about claims the Chinese government harvests the organs of the members of Falun Gong. We also talk a little about Roger Stone, another case of Novichok poisoning in the U.K., and explain why we are not going ahead with the production of hardcore pornography. Learn more about M's academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories...

Duration:00:47:31

Everything is Awesome(ly Fake)!

6/29/2018
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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...

Duration:03:46:02

Episode 178 - Missing Persons (Or ARE They?)

6/22/2018
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This week Josh and M talk about celebrity disappearances, possibly get in trouble with Scientology, mangle both the Ghent and Kiwi accent, and sing the theme tune to "Different Strokes." It's a podcast about conspiracies and conspiracy theories with a difference! You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Sy4HsP3TbE 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...

Duration:03:28:22

Episode 177 - Fake News from Karlsruhe

6/15/2018
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This week we stroke the ego of the good Doctor and talk about their new (draft) paper, "What is fake about fake news?", whilst also catching up with Josh's hatred of 90s music. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23YmqgzZ-yQ 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...

Duration:01:11:37

Episode 176 - The “Assassination” of Arkady Babchenko

6/7/2018
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This week we talk about the death and resurrection of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, a story of a conspiracy which countered a conspiracy. 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:...

Duration:03:21:56

Episode 175 - Population Control

6/1/2018
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Fresh from Bilderberg, the good Doctor and their trusty companion, Master Joshua, talk population health, the gayness of frogs, Malaysian Airline flights, and take a tour of the Georgia Guidestones. 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 Podbean...

Duration:01:19:31

The Bilderberg Non-episode (or: How I Learnt to Stop Procrastinating and Donate to the Podcaster's Guide to the Conspiracy)

5/24/2018
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In which M tells you why they are not podcasting about the Hotel de Bilderberg workshop they happen to be 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 Podbean crowdfunding? http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79 You can contact us at: podcastconspiracy@gmail.com

Duration:00:03:33

The MH370 mystery is four years old and so are we

5/18/2018
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This week Josh and M celebrate their 4 year anniversary by looking back at one of the first stories they ever covered, the conspiracy theories around the disappearance of Malaysia Airline's flight MH370. There's also a primer on how rugby can be used to combat cultural imperium, and talk about a daytime Emmy! 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...

Duration:00:40:29

Dirty Politics 3 - Season of the Witch

5/13/2018
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This week Josh and M discuss the dirty politics around the Prime Minister of Aotearoa New Zealand's partner, Clarke Gayford, and earlier dirty politicking in our nation state. 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 Podbean crowdfunding? http://www.podbean.com/patron/crowdfund/profile/id/muv5b-79 You can...

Duration:00:35:56

Protecting Youself [sic] from the NWO Agenda

5/4/2018
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This week we snark at a listicle from WakeUpKiwi, and apologise to Daniel. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs87c_5Jn2Q 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

Duration:00:51:50