The Internet Says it's True The Internet Says it's True is a podcast where host Michael Kent asks listeners to tell him something true they recently learned from the Internet and he does a DEEP dive and plays a gameshow-style quiz with a celebrity guest. Part of the WCBE Podcast Experience.
The Internet Says it's True

The Internet Says it's True

From WCBE 90.5FM

The Internet Says it's True is a podcast where host Michael Kent asks listeners to tell him something true they recently learned from the Internet and he does a DEEP dive and plays a gameshow-style quiz with a celebrity guest. Part of the WCBE Podcast Experience.

Most Recent Episodes

A Titanic Hero at Dunkirk: Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller was the Second Officer on board the ill-fated maiden voyage of the H.M.S. Titanic. Only saved by an exploding boiler, he went on to a notable life and may have been responsible for saving hundreds of lives during the World War II evacuation of Dunkirk. In this episode, we talk about the Titanic, Charles Lightoller and the heroic actions in Dunkirk, France. Then we invite Comedian and Circus Performer Jonathan Burns on to play the quick quiz! To see Bob and Louie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH5JvkoEzXM Review this podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-internet-says-it-s-true/id1530853589 Get half off when you sign up for an annual plan at One Day University: http://onedayu.com/internet Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The Anti-Mask Controversy: It's Not New

"Anti-Mask" rants have taken over school board meetings, city council meetings, airplanes and stores throughout America. But did people act like this during the Flu Pandemic of 1918? In this episode, we examine what happened during the "Spanish Flu" when mask mandates were put into effect. Then we chat with Comedian Kelly Collette for the quick quiz! Review this podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-internet-says-it-s-true/id1530853589 Get half off when you sign up for an annual plan at One Day University: http://onedayu.com/internet Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The Cobra Effect: Unintended Consequences in British India

The Cobra Effect is a story of unintended consequences. In British-controlled India, the government tried to offer an incentive to help curb the rampant deadly cobra problem. Their solution backfired. This is the story of the model that economist & sociologists call the "Cobra Effect." Then comedy writer Jimmy Mak comes on the show to play the quick quiz! Review this podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-internet-says-it-s-true/id1530853589 Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For access to Joke/Story/Trick, visit http://JokeStoryTrick.com For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ East of Tunesia by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100246 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

The Confederados: The Confederate Flag Flies in Brazil

After the U.S. Civil War, somewhere between 8,000-20,000 Confederates fled to Brazil where they established their own colony. Even today, you'll see the Confederate Flag flying there as they celebrate the "Festa Confederada" every Spring. In this episode, we examine this strange immigration story and chat with Actress and Comedian Jackie Tohn. Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For access to Joke/Story/Trick, visit http://JokeStoryTrick.com For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The Most Kissed Girl in the World

When the Laerdal Toy Company was tasked with creating the very first mannequin for practicing CPR, they used a familiar face - it was that of "L'Inconnue de la Seine" - a famous mask supposedly cast from an unknown drowning victim discovered in the River Seine in the late 1880s. In this episode, we explore the strange case and then talk to Comedian and Author Dan Wilbur for the Quick Quiz! Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For access to Joke/Story/Trick, visit http://JokeStoryTrick.com For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ Dissappointment by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100481 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Ted Slauson: The Man Who Beat The Price is Right

In 2008, a man named Terry Kneiss won a double showcase on The Price is Right by making a perfect bid of $23,743 dollars. But there was more to it than luck. This is the crazy story of a gameshow going through changes and the man who helped Terry win: Ted Slauson. Then we chat with and play the quick quiz with game show fanatic Christian Carrion. Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

Cuddle Clones: Barbra Streisand's Dogs

When Barbra Streisand's 14-year old Coton du Tulear dog was nearing the end of its life, she sent some of its skin cells to ViaGen Pets. Now two of her dogs are perfect clones of that pet! In this episode, we tell the story of Babs' cloned dogs and chat with Comedian and Actor Maria DeCotis! Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 20% Virtual Presenter Course, visit http://virtualpresentercourse.com/30 For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The Pepsi Cola Navy: Soviet Trade Gone Strange

For a very short time period, the Pepsi Cola Company had the sixth largest navy in the world. It was the result of a crazy trade deal with the Soviet Union and the Soviets' love for the soft drink. In this episode, we explore how this came to be and then play the Quick Quiz game with Comedian & Magician Erik Tait! Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 20% Virtual Presenter Course, visit http://virtualpresentercourse.com/30 For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The Nebraska Miracle: The West End Baptist Church Explosion

In 1950, the West-End Baptist Church in Beatrice, Nebraska exploded from a gas leak. The church should have been full of a practicing choir, but it wasn't. This episode examines the curious circumstances that led each and every choir member to be late that day. Then we play the Quick Quiz with Jethro and Matt from the Drunkard's Walk podcast! Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 20% Virtual Presenter Course, visit http://virtualpresentercourse.com/30 For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ

The End of the World: A Doomsday News Video (REBROADCAST of Episode 26)

Originally released February 28, 2021. Throughout the 1980s, there were rumors that CNN had produced a video to be broadcast if the world was ending. More than 30 years later, a former intern from the news network was able to shed some light on the subject. In this episode, we explore the famed "CNN Doomsday Tape" and quiz Comedian and Screenwriter Jay Black! Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent For 20% Virtual Presenter Course, visit http://virtualpresentercourse.com/30 For $10 FREE Invested in your Acorns Account visit https://share.acorns.com/tbkg6 For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ