A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

April 8, 2021

Host Swap: Scottish Facts and Fictions

By popular demand via the MFFI Discord, Shane and Duncan swap roles for a special episode recorded on April Fools Day!

Follow along in this Scottish-themed extravaganza as Duncan demolishes the beloved historical farce that was Braveheart, and answers questions that no one ever cared to ask, like, "Have there been any tandem Scottish serial killers?" and "Where is the world's largest hedge?" (Hint: it's in Scotland.)

Will this host-swapping Freaky Friday craziness ever happen again? Maybe! Probably not! But who knows? Give the episode a listen and then drop your opinion in the discord:

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In this episode:

  • Braveheart dissected and debunked
  • Robert the Bruce speaks in platitudes 
  • Mac Vs Mc
  • Scottish slavery
  • Grave-robbing serial killer duo Hare and Burke
  • Scotland sucks at currency
  • Mòrag of Loch Morar
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • The largest hedge
  • Bonnybridge UFOs


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