In the season finale, Adam battles with his inner self-doubt over how biases affect the show. He then exposes the shortcomings of story-telling, and the influence (or lack thereof) of advertising on the series' integrity.
It's time to face the music, as Adam reveals the racism behind rock & roll's origins and the egregious fees of Live Nation's monopoly. He then defends musicians who "sell out" to make a living in today’s digital landscape.
Adam shines a headlight on why drivers are rarely prosecuted for car accidents that result in death. He breaks down border patrol's problematic search policies and examines the messed-up history of corpses and medical studies.
Adam takes down the do-gooders and reveals how Teach For America is harmful to both students and teachers. He then uncovers the ineffectiveness of recycling and calls out the billionaires who create charities for tax breaks.
In this episode, Adam lets his freedom flag fly by examining why America doesn't have higher rates of social mobility. He then uncovers the flaws within our constitution and examines our country's progression and regression.
In this episode, Adam digs up the dirt on the great outdoors, revealing that Everest is a frozen pile of poop, natural disasters are actually man-made and there’s no such thing as pristine wilderness. Here are his sources.
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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In this episode, Adam explains why our understanding of the Renaissance is off, including the story of Copernicus, the unsung figure who changed medical science forever and the country that created our most destructive economic forces. Here are his sourc...
Don’t tread on him, but in this episode, Adam sets the record straight on everything incomplete, outdated or even downright wrong about the American Revolution. Here are his sources.
“In 1775, as few as 1 ...
In this episode, Adam journeys back to the ancient world to uncover the truth about gladiators, the woman who took on the Roman Empire and the warriors of Sparta. Here are his sources.
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In this episode, Adam drops a truth bomb on the history of the Cold War, and the only fallout is knowledge about the Cuban Missile Crisis, the overlooked hero of the McCarthy era and who’s really responsible for the Berlin Wall coming down. Here are his ...
In this episode, Adam digs into misconceptions as old as pumpkin pie about Native Americans, including the truth about the first Thanksgiving, Pocahontas and John Smith and more. Here are his sources.
Here's something to talk about at your July 4th cookout: the facts behind everything we take for granted on Independence Day, as presented during the Adam Ruins Everything "Adam Ruins Americana" marathon that aired on truTV on June 28.