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Factually! with Adam Conover

Earwolf & Adam Conover

Comedian Adam Conover talks to exceptional experts, revealing shocking truths and thought-provoking new perspectives. It’s an investigative comedy podcast for curious people who never stop asking questions.

1:14:34 | May 29th

Adam Winkler, professor of constitutional law at the UCLA School of Law and author of Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America, joins Adam on the premiere episode of Factually! to talk about the history of the 2nd amendment, corpor...Show More

1:27:51 | Aug 21st

Artist, writer and author of the book "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" Jenny Odell, joins Adam this week to discuss different types of attention, art and contemplation being challenged, how doing nothing is doing something, and th...Show More
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1:26:05 | Aug 14th

Political scientist, professor at Boston College and author of Red Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics Dave Hopkins, joins Adam this week to discuss the structure of America's political parties, partisanship an...Show More

1:13:58 | Aug 7th

Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and author, Dr. Patrick Markey, joins Adam this week to discuss the real science and research behind violent video games and violent behavior, how correlation doesn't mean causation, and whether or not ...Show More

1:10:29 | Jul 31st

Public historian and CEO of the American Civil War Museum, Christy Coleman, joins Adam this week to discuss skewed stories from the Civil War and their influence in history, the real success story of reconstruction and what else we’re missing in hist...Show More

1:17:49 | Jul 24th

Dr. Judith Owens, the Director for the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children's Hospital, joins Adam this week to discuss sleep deprivation and mortality, the circadian clock of cells, jet lag tips and more. Plus, Judith answers burn...Show More

1:18:34 | Jul 17th

Environmental journalist and thinker, Emma Marris, joins Adam this week to discuss how drastic our impact is on the natural environment, being a "reducetarian", the issues with purism in conservation, and herons!  This episode is brought to you b...Show More

58:54 | Jul 10th

James Forman Jr., Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of the book Locking Up Our Own, joins Adam this week to discuss the history of how mass incarceration became so distorted, juvenile court, confronting problems in criminal justice syste...Show More

1:26:58 | Jul 3rd

Scott Galloway is an NYU marketing professor, tech business expert, entrepreneur, and author of the new book “The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning” joins Adam this week to discuss how tech companies are countin...Show More

1:23:19 | Jun 26th

As the founder of Invisible People, Mark Horvath conducts intimate, groundbreaking interviews with people experiencing homelessness. This week he joins Adam to talk about homelessness as a symptom not a cause, the stress and anxiety of sleeping rough...Show More

1:13:43 | Jun 19th

Pulitzer Prize winning sociologist, professor at Princeton University and author of the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond joins Adam this week to discuss the physical effects poverty has on the people living in it...Show More

1:17:28 | Jun 12th

Brynn Tannehill, former naval aviator, Senior Defense Analyst, leading trans activist and author of "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans* joins Adam this week to discuss trans and gender identity problems in the military, her journey with ...Show More

1:22:51 | Jun 5th

Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of the LADOT joins Adam this week to talk about Elon Musk's boring tunnel, the "vomit rule" and induced demand. Plus, learning from The Lord of the Rings, the issues with Uber and Lyft and being a subway boy vs a bus ...Show More

02:01 | May 13th

You might know Adam Conover from his hit show “Adam Ruins Everything”, but now he’s going deeper as the host of the new show FACTUALLY!, where Adam interviews exceptional experts to reveal shocking truths and thought-provoking new perspectives. It’s ...Show More