Fun Facts

Fun Facts

We're two smart women and our smart friends asking smart questions about current events. New episodes every other Monday. Visit us at www.funfactspodcast.com. Contact at funfactspodcast@gmail.com. Credits: Intro - "Crazy Glue" by Josh Woodward (http://joshwoodward.com/) Outro - "Love Wins" by Lee Rosevere (http://happypuppyrecords.ca)

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July 24, 2017 62 min
Reid Baker returns for some back-and-forth on Evergreen College and how that controversy illuminates different approaches to equality. We also discuss Colorado's Masterpiece Cakes legal battle and how we would prepare our underground bunkers in the event of an apocalypse.

Note for chapter skippers: Our first segment runs about 20 minutes this time instead of the typical 15.
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We had a surprisingly involved conversation on spoons and their ilk before our recording this week. Please enjoy until we release Episode 7 next week.
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March 21, 2017 62 min
With Ben Anderson we ask what's the right way to do LGBT representation and how well did Disney manage it in their update to Beauty and the Beast? Also, how can we be more aware of living and working in accessible places for people with different abilities? Finally, following last week's Irish state visit, how much do the "little things" matter when it comes to international diplomacy?
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​If you're still trying to make the case that the federal government should support the arts, try using the argument that persuaded Reid. (No, sadly it has nothing to do with Amy's ideas.)
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March 7, 2017 65 min
Reid Baker guests as we discuss Calexit and wonder if secession is ever a reasonable proposal. Amy asks why conversations about privilege annoy certain people and how can we communicate more productively? Last, can we defend Trump's so far frequent use of Mar-a-Lago as president?
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February 21, 2017 69 min
This week with Maggie Ong'ele we discuss: dating in the age of Trump, the iconography of Beyoncé, and did Millennials sabotage Hillary?
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