August 5, 2019

BFTN 49 – Boris Part 2

We finish our mini-biography on the new Prime Minister of the UK, Boris Johnson, aka “BoJo”, or, as I like to call him, “The Big BJ”.  […]
July 30, 2019

BFTN 48 – Boris Part 1

On this episode I’m joined by Brisbane’s #1 podcaster, the fabulous Trevor Bell, co-host of The Iron Fist and the Velvet Glove (“a weekly podcast which […]
July 24, 2019

BFTN 47 – CIA Spies in Iran

On this week’s news show we look the recent headlines concerning Iran – their arrest of 17 CIA spies, and the seizure of oil tankers by […]
July 12, 2019

Bullshit 5.3 – The Panama Papers (part 3)

How do these shell companies get used? We provide some examples. We also talk about the fallout of the Panama Papers, Operation Car Wash, the murder […]
July 5, 2019

Bullshit 5.2 – The Panama Papers (part 2)

After more than a year of analysis, the first news stories were published on April 3, 2016, by SZ and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists […]
June 30, 2019

Bullshit 5.1 – The Panama Papers (part 1)

In 2015, journalist Bastian Obermayer from the Süddeutsche Zeitung , a Southern German Newspaper, was approached online by an anonymous source.  He or she provided him with a […]
June 18, 2019

BFTN 46 – The Gulf Of Oman

Iran stands accused by the US of attacking two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But should we accept the US’s claims at face value? […]
June 11, 2019

BFTN 45 – The Australian Stasi

Australian journalists are under attack for publishing stories on domestic spying and our military. What kind of protections should we have in place for whistleblowers and […]
June 6, 2019


Should we believe South Korean news reports about North Korean executions? Should we believe reports about marijuana-related illness and deaths? Should we believe American reports about […]
May 28, 2019
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Is the United States waging a war on journalism? Can we trust the OPCW reports on Syria’s chemical war attacks?Does the Pentagon produce fake terrorist propaganda […]
May 16, 2019


We wrap up our antivax mini-series by looking at another antivax claim: “All vaccines contain a number of toxic poisons and chemicals that are linked to […]
May 11, 2019


Let’s look at another two antivax claims: that the very first vaccine was a disaster and that vaccines are highly profitable for pharmaceutical companies and the […]
May 4, 2019


We’re still breaking down antivax claim number 2 from last time and dealing with the claims that “Whenever the outbreaks are examined more closely, the data […]
April 18, 2019


I went looking for a list of claims antivaxxers use NOT to vaccinate. Today we’ll look at the first two. Claim #1. Vaccines have never been proven […]
April 16, 2019

BFTN 42 – Julian Assange

On this episode we discuss the arrest of Julian Assange, break down a recent NYT story about him, and look at other various bits of disinformation […]
April 11, 2019


On this episode we take a look at the History Of Vaccinations & the story of Andrew Wakefield.   *Please Note: our weekly news shows are […]
April 6, 2019


Today we start a short series on THE ANTIVAX MOVEMENT. On the first episode we have a discussion about why people believe what they believe. Where […]
March 26, 2019


Today we break down what we know – and don’t know – about the Mueller Report and ask why for the last two years we’ve heard […]
March 19, 2019


Today’s show is all about the mosque shooting in Christchurch, the rise of Islamophobia in Australia and the role of the media and Christianity in that rise.  […]
March 12, 2019


NYT’s Exposé on the Lies About Burning Aid Trucks in Venezuela Shows How U.S. Government and Media Spread Pro-War Propaganda Venezuelan opposition leader will call for […]