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In the first episode in a long time Mike, Raz, Lana, Destin, and I talk about everything from ego depletion and ISIS to discrimination and whether your keurig is safe for you to use, and we get fooled by a satire article. I blame alcohol. (ad free version available on Gumroad or Patreon). You can get this episode on Patron or Gumroad and support the show

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When you’re hungry, you’re a jerk

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neuronarrative/201405/youre-not-yourself-when-youre-hungry-and-thats-problem

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ego_depletion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decision_fatigue

 

ten foods that have “antifreeze” in them

http://www.eatthis.com/slideshow/10-foods-have-antifreeze#sharetagsfocus

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propylene_glycol

Some ISIS stuff

https://richarddawkins.net/2014/09/if-isis-is-not-islamic-then-the-inquisition-was-not-catholic/

I quoted Noah Lugeons from the scathing atheist. The quote I used was in the diatribe at the start of this episode. http://scathingatheist.com/2014/09/18/1108/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/05/reza-aslan-is-wrong-about-islam-and-this-is-why/

http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/the-handy-dandy-aslanaffleck-refuter/

http://thebea.st/10CAnKl

http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/oct/02/reza-aslan/fact-checking-reza-aslans-retort-bill-maher/

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/they-will-fcking-kill-you-maher-and-ben-affleck-battle-over-radical-islam/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ali-a-rizvi/an-open-letter-to-moderat_b_5930764.html

The young turks porn watching habits.

https://www.tytnetwork.com/2014/10/03/porn-viewing-habits-surprise/

In Florida Christians are allowed to distribute their material in schools so the Satanists wanted to as well.

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/09/15/florida-schools-have-to-welcome-satanic-temple-after-allowing-bible-thumpers-to-expose-kids-to-christian-materials/

Vancouver's Erect Penis Devil http://globalnews.ca/news/1554181/satan-statue-erected-alongside-busy-roadway-in-vancouver/

Teenager get's sentenced over jesus fellatio pictures

http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/teen-banned-social-media-picture-3849.shtml

Ragged Ass Barbershop

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/09/03/regina-mens-barbershop-and-woman-they-refused-to-serve-both-the-target-of-threats/

 

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Here's the satire article that fooled us. I'm going to go ahead and blame the alcohol.

http://www.cbc.ca/thisisthat/blog/2014/09/23/woman-sues-employer-after-being-refused-paid-maternity-leave-for-adopting-a-puppy/

Interestingly it lead us to a couple other similar topics

http://gawker.com/little-girl-getting-kicked-out-of-kfc-was-reportedly-a-1595066434

http://www.lectlaw.com/files/cur78.htm

Keurig

http://getbetterwellness.com/?p=6503

http://www.keurig.ca/support/brewer-registration-and-support/frequently-asked-questions

 

I.U.Ds

http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2014/10/02/st_louis_choice_project_provide_free_iuds_and_no_one_gets_pregnant.html

 

Featured podcast shoutouts for this episode were for Quackcast, Packard Pokes At and Ross Balch from the Skeptically Challenged podcast and he also runs the page Skeptic Media

Intro music created just for us by David Roman of Roman Empire Studios, break song  and outro music was Starset - Point of No Return from the album Transmission buy it on Amazon Transmissions

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