Factually! with Adam Conover

Factually! with Adam Conover

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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.


How the Political Parties Have Changed Over Time, Conservativism and Bipartisan Cooperation w/ Dave Hopkins
Aug 14 • 86 min
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 and…
The Truth About Violent Video Games (…They Don’t Cause Violence) with Dr. Patrick Markey
Aug 7 • 73 min
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 video…
Skewed Civil War Stories with Christy Coleman
Jul 31 • 70 min
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 history.…
All Things Sleep, the Circadian Clock of Cells and Hormones of Darkness w/ Dr. Judith Owens
Jul 24 • 77 min
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 burning…
Solving the Climate Crisis, Preserving Biodiversity and the 6th Extinction with Emma Marris
Jul 17 • 78 min
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 by Away…
Mass Incarceration, Accountability and The Wire with James Forman Jr.
Jul 10 • 58 min
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 system,…
Big Tech, Workism and Killing Companies in the Crib with Scott Galloway
Jul 3 • 86 min
Author, public speaker, and clinical professor of marketing at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Scott Galloway, joins Adam to talk about breaking up big tech, billionaires being the new Jesus Christ, a Hunger Games economy and Amazon lobbyists. Plus, The…
Homelessness, Building Empathy and the Lizard Man of Hollywood Blvd with Mark Horvath
Jun 26 • 83 min
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, and…
Poverty, the Housing Crisis and Lobster on Food Stamps w/ Matthew Desmond
Jun 19 • 73 min
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, the…
Trans Misconceptions, the Military and Space Force w/ Brynn Tannehill
Jun 12 • 77 min
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…
Transportation, Autonomous Cars and Nerdy Commuter Fantasies w/ Seleta Reynolds
Jun 5 • 82 min
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 boy.…
Guns, Corporations & The Constitution w/ Adam Winkler
May 29 • 74 min
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,…
Factually! with Adam Conover - Sneak Peek!
May 13 • 2 min
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 a…