ABOUTEver hear a story in the news and think to yourself "I'd love to understand the backstory and the facts about that"?
Well that's what we do on this series. We dissect some of the biggest stories in the news to try to get to the core of what's going on. No bias. No agenda. No bullshit. Just a brutal examination of the facts and the history behind them - for as long as it takes. Our first series was the background of the Syrian Civil War. We've also looked at the War On Drugs and the arguments for and against Gun Control. The current series is for subscribers only. You can become a subscriber here for as little as 99c a month.
We also have a free weekly news show (BFTN aka Bullshit Filter The News) that's less complicated. We pick a few major stories that seem more complicated that the sound bites and we try to look into them a bit further.
The Opinionated One
Cameron Reilly was a podcasting pioneer. In 2004 he launched G'Day World, the first Australian podcast ever. He was also the co-founder of The Podcast Network, the world's first podcast network, back in early 2005. He likes reading about history and science, playing chess and cheesy B movies. By day he runs Motherlode, a marketing agency in Brisbane, Australia.
The Nice One
Ray has a degree in history from James Madison University. He lives in Virginia with his family and lots of snakes, and made his podcasting bones as host of the very popular WWII Podcast. While technically not a midget, at age 50 Ray is still able to get on the children's rides at Disneyland. He drinks his own limoncello.
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February 11, 2019
The final chapter (nearly 2 hours long) of our mini-series on VENEZUELA and the “soft coup” that’s going on at the moment (February 2019). This time […]
February 4, 2019
Part two of our mini-series on VENEZUELA and the “soft coup” that’s going on at the moment (January 2019). This time we’re talking about the period […]
January 28, 2019
Today’s show is all about VENEZUELA and the “soft coup” that’s going on at the moment (January 2019). This is the first part of a short […]
January 21, 2019
Today’s stories: 1. Avengers Infinity Stones – Essential aspects of existence? 2. Trump Told Cohen To lie to Congress. Or did he? 3. China wants to build a […]
January 14, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: Starting today our weekly news show is for Silver subscribers and up only. If we get enough people upgrading their subscriptions, we will keep […]
January 7, 2019
China’s Got A (Rail)Gun Reporter Quits NBC Citing Network’s Support For Endless War Excusion My Fusion Brazil’s New President Cartel Boss’s Son & His Sweetheart DEA […]
December 26, 2018
I’m back with my 18 year old twin sons, Taylor and Hunter, to chat about climate change. Does their generation worry about it? Are they skeptical […]
December 21, 2018
Back when we were doing our gun control series in late 2017, one of our listeners, let’s call him “Mac”, emailed us to say he worked […]