Wednesday Weirdness Roundup: Slow News Week

As the U.S. seethes with racial tension, protestors swarm the streets of Hong Kong, and missiles gut Syria, a few intrepid journos have somehow managed to ferret out the real stories... Say, does anyone remember the absurdly disappointing mystery of those invisible flying creatures known as "rods"? No? Well, let Oklahoma City's News 9 take... Continue Reading →

The Health Ranger Might Want to Kill You

             Mike "Health Ranger" Adams is on the warpath. The frequent guest host of The Alex Jones Show has enjoyed an unprecedented amount of mainstream attention this year, even appearing on Dr. Oz's TV show in May to discuss his shiny new "food lab" (where he diligently searches for trace... Continue Reading →

The Top 5 Silliest Chicken Franchise Myths

Now that the heartbreaking/enraging viral story about a disfigured 3-year-old being turfed from a KFC for "scaring the other customers" has turned out to be a likely sham, let's review some of the other kooky hoaxes and urban myths involving fast food chicken joints... 5. Clones and Chickenblobs/KFC name change Beginning in the late '90s,... Continue Reading →

Following the Chemtrails IV: A Timeline of Significant Chemtrail Events

Part IV of Following the Chemtrails Where did it all begin? In researching chemtrail sightings and theories, I was stunned to learn that this phenomenon didn't begin with people noticing persistent contrails in the sky, wondering what they could be, and searching for explanations. Chemtrail theories actually began as a horror story about deliberate world... Continue Reading →

Flim-Flam Friday: Chlorella

Last week I glimpsed a Facebook ad for "nature's perfect superfood", Chlorella, a freshwater green algae that grows naturally in certain parts of Asia. Every single time I hear the term "superfood", this happens: There are two reasons for that. 1. Sure, certain foods are nutrient-dense, but foods slapped with the prefix "super" usually turn... Continue Reading →

Flim-Flam Friday: A** Coffee

I first heard about coffee enemas from "Gus", a raging conspiranoid who wanted to screen The Beautiful Truth, a documentary about the German quack physician Max Gerson, in my city. You wouldn't think a film with both "truth" and "beautiful" in the title would involve squirting coffee up your butt, but Gus was adamant that... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Following the Chemtrails

  In British Columbia, numerous Morgellons sufferers believe that mysterious fibers and microscopic slivers removed from their bodies are nanotech devices, sprayed onto the unwitting populace by jets. David Icke sees trails of gum-like residue littering the Isle of Wight and concludes that jets are spewing a toxic substance specially designed to kill us. The... Continue Reading →

Ads that Make You Go "Really?"

A few TV commercials set off my B.S. detector the other day, so I decided to look at the products' active ingredients and figure out if they can really do what they supposedly can do....Mouthwash reduces "biofilm". An ad for a popular brand of mouthwash implies that in addition to tartar buildup, plaque, and gum... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Weirdness Roundup

Courtesy of Nexus magazine Nexus magazine, as I've mentioned before, is cover-to-cover batshit insanity on crack. It recycles the craziest of the crazy "alternative health" and conspiracy memes, everything from the health benefits of drinking your own piss to reasons why the moon is probably hollow. The American edition is a bi-monthly edited by Duncan... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Weirdness Roundup

Once in a great while, I meet a person who is so profoundly clueless that just a few minutes spent with him/her provides enough material for an entire Wednesday Weirdness Roundup (Sheldon and TrutherBitch being prime examples). I met one such person today. I'll call him Gus, for Gullible Uninformed Simp. Gus appears sane enough;... Continue Reading →

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