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The Bunk is your source for fact-checking all forms of media, from the mainstream media to your Auntie’s Facebook ramblings.

The Bunk Episode 9: Merry Mithmas

  Yes, it's Mithmas, not Mythmas! Support the show on Patreon Facebook Twitter Aron Ra on Patheos Aron Ra on Youtube Article: Dogs are smarter than cats Reference: Gerhard Roth, Ursula Dicke, Evolution of the brain and intelligence, In Trends in Cognitive...
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The Bunk Episode 8: The Birds and the Bats (With Jake Farr-Wharton)

Head transplants, human cats, smarter swearing, missile defence, cancer curing apples, human meat restaurant, the incompetent doctors, vaccine studies, and the intelligence of cats.

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The Bunk Episode 7: Don’t Budgen (With Noah Lugeons)

Alliumphobic cancer, brainy babies, and poisonous apricot seeds.

Main Story: Cancer isn’t a disease, it’s a survival mechanism.

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The Bunk Episode 6: And We’re Back!

Where did we go, what is Skepticon, and did Bill Gates get thrown out of India?

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Episode 5: 100% Nambian Covfefe

A few quick easy stories that don’t require much investigation. Psychic Vampire Repellent, OSCAR the modular body, is there a multidimensional universe inside your brain, can we just nuke hurricanes, are women putting wasp nests inside their vaginas, did Mary Shelley keep her husband’s heart wherever she went?

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Episode 4: Andrew Wakefield

A chronological look at the controversy that sparked the anti-vaccine movement. A look at Wakefield, his motivations, and how his defences stand up to scrutiny. A little different to the normal format, but hopefully you find this story useful.

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Episode 3: Nazi Vampire Fish

Anti-gay posters broken down, eating feral animals, and vampire facials.

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Episode 2: Cadmi-Yum

Rant on science conspiracy theories, looking at heavy metals in chocolate, and listening in to a speech by David Avocado Wolfe

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Radio Waves

Episode 1: Radio-Active

An introduction to the show, focusing mostly on dealing with a mounting problem at the Fukushima Daiichi site, and how bad of a director James is (I’ll get better, I promise)

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There is no Dana!

Stay tuned for the first episode of The Bunk, coming soon! The latest episode will be posted on this header, so keep an eye out.

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No show this week

I had a show this week, and I was quite happy with it, but then this happened. And in the interest of keeping stories topical, this episode has been scrapped so I can bury my head in the hell that is Middle Eastern politics for a week. This would also be good...
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As of the moment this webpage is self hosted. That means everything you are seeing is coming from my little Raspberry Pi box sitting on the top of my internet router. It will certainly service the page for now, but there are a few downsides to hosting your own site on a budget, and one of those being that I’m prone to such things as power and service outages, which admittedly rarely ever happens. The server will also be taken down for 10 to 20 minutes for maintenance at 1400GMT every day. Once the podcast is launched I will start looking for a hosting service, so in the meantime please be patient if the page isn’t operational 100% of the time.