Adam Ruins Everything Archive

Jan 15 2019

Adam Ruins Sitcoms

In this episode, Adam tackles classic television stereotypes, from the racism behind public pools, to the “model minority” myth of Asian Americans, to the on-screen toxic masculinity that’s masking the problems young men face today.

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Jan 08 2019

Adam Ruins a Plate of Nachos

In this episode, Adam dishes out the facts on the avocado trade being ruled by drug cartels, Big Pork making bacon a pop culture hit and the food problems stemming from corn.

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Dec 18 2018

Adam Ruins Flying

In this episode, buckle up as Adam causes turbulence when he reveals that reward miles drive up costs, revisits the supposed Golden Age of flying and explains how airline mergers are crippling smaller cities.

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Dec 10 2018

Adam Ruins Tech

In this episode, Adam downloads you on how the tech industry isn’t really as helpful as you think – or wants you to think.

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Dec 03 2018

Adam Ruins Sleep

In this episode, Adam has a rude awakening for everything you thought you knew about sleep (or lack of it), from the mattress industry to supposedly lazy teens to sleep aids.

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Nov 26 2018

Adam Ruins Guns

In this episode, Adam takes aim at critics on both sides of the gun debate in America, from assault-weapons bans to racism to the Second Amendment.

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Sep 25 2018

Everyday Ruins

Don’t let common misconceptions get in your way as you go about your day. Here are the facts behind the everyday ruins that Adam presented on truTV this spring, summer and early fall.

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Apr 22 2018

Reanimated History: 100 Years Ago Today

In this episode, Adam travels back to the turn of the century to clear up misconceptions about the Panama Canal, reveal the unsung hero who changed the way we eat and explain how the Spanish Flu was deadlier than any war.

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