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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

Update 1 - Music

5/13/2018
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Hi, everyone. As announced in the latest podcast, we (well, I, M!) will be producing short updates for patrons to keep you informed as to what else is going on in my research (and the like). This week: a little note on the music (such as it is) at the end of the podcast.

Duration:00:07:08

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

Syria

4/28/2018
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This week we discuss White Helmets, Syria, and why even if you are skeptical about chemical weapon attacks you might still want to think Bashar al Assad is a bad person. 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:...

Duration:00:38:24

Prophecy Conspiracies! Prophiracies!

4/20/2018
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Being a kind of sequel to last week’s episode on QAnon/the Storm, we look at NESARA and the Iraqi Dinar Revalue conspiracy theories, talk a little about pre-human supercivilisations, and avoid the topic of what M was doing in Sofia earlier in the week. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3Z-eUA7ID0 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:00:42:32

The Oncoming Storm (or: Trump’s Double Bluff)

4/13/2018
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This week we discuss QAnon and the Storm, a complex 11th dimensional chess political strategy that Donald Trump is apparently using to root out collusion in the U.S. We also talk about a number of cover-ups in Aotearoa New Zealand, which suggests the home country is a lot more conspired than we would normally like to think. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEosEuof_j4 Learn more about M’s academic work on the Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories at http://episto.org/ Why not...

Duration:00:40:53

A Kiwi Plots to Kill the Queen

4/8/2018
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This week we discuss the 1981 plot by a New Zealander to kill the Queen of England (and, admittedly, Aotearoa New Zealand), a plot which was covered up the authorities at the time. There’s also a bit of news about the Skripals, including discussion about someone who didn’t mew like a cat… Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQiz4HcF3g0 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:00:40:11

Occupy Garnet Rd & Agenda 21

3/30/2018
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This week we discuss the Occupy Garnet Rd movement in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand, and it’s connection to the Agenda 21 conspiracy theory. We also discuss Cricket Australia’s sticky balls situation, ruminate on the inappropriateness of describing something as a ‘conspiracy theory’ and talk about sitcoms, but not as an aside… 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:00:35:37

The poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

3/23/2018
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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...

Duration:00:33:08

Re-divided and it feels so good

3/14/2018
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A listener request episode: Josh and M discuss the USAF UFO initiative whilst navigating some interesting technical issues introduced by M’s return to Romania. 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:...

Duration:00:33:51

The politically incorrect Jordan Peterson

2/25/2018
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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...

Duration:00:46:08

Previously, in History

2/17/2018
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This week we go back in time to see if the claim large chunks of history never happened has any credibility, or is it just historical revision revised? Also, we update listeners on Devin Nunes and his new media outlet, “The Californian Republican.” Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z9OTo5xCo8&t=303s 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:00:43:21

Devin Nunes writes…

2/11/2018
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This week Josh and M talk about and around that Devin Nunes memo, completely failing to pronounce his name correctly. M tries to make Josh claim he didn’t know something about Star Wars, and there is some autocue-induced skullduggery. All-in-all, just another episode. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N32ZgbDRVnk 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:00:37:49

Conspiracy Theories in Fiction 2

1/25/2018
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Join Josh and M as they finally discuss “Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull” and Chelsea Manning, two topics united only by reference to those things we call “conspiracy theories.” Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMpply4HrE4 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:00:44:10