Adam Ruins Everything Season 2
S02 E01Jul 11, 2017
Adam Ruins Having a Baby Jul 11, 2017 Adam dispels the myth about getting pregnant after 35, delves into breastfeeding vs formula, and explores postpartum depression for women - and men.
S02 E01Aug 23, 2016
Adam Ruins Hollywood Aug 23, 2016 Adam exposes the hidden truth behind Hollywood's glitz and glamour with help from actress Rachel Bloom and TV personality Ariana Madix.
S02 E02Jul 18, 2017
Adam Ruins Weight Loss Jul 18, 2017 Host Adam Conover illustrates all the reasons low-fat diets can actually make you fatter, and why counting calories is a waste of time.
S02 E03Jul 25, 2017
Adam Ruins the Hospital Jul 25, 2017 Adam Conover explains that inflated hospital costs have created a system that's unaffordable and unfair. Plus, the reckless prescription of antibiotics is making them worthless, and you might not need a mammogram.
S02 E04Aug 1, 2017
Adam Ruins Dating Aug 1, 2017 Adam swipes right on knowledge by exposing the major flaws in dating sites. Plus, infamous alpha males - and the wolves that inspired them - don't really exist, and personality tests are a total failure.
S02 E05Aug 8, 2017
Adam Ruins Fine Art Aug 8, 2017 Adam poses the question of what makes great art and shows why pieces visible to the masses are revered, regardless of artistic merit. He then exposes the masters as copycats and reveals that today's art market is a moneymaking scheme.
S02 E06Aug 15, 2017
Adam Ruins What We Learned in School Aug 15, 2017 Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.
S02 E07Aug 22, 2017
Adam Ruins College Aug 22, 2017 Adam explains why the odds of becoming a dropout billionaire are so low, how manipulated school rankings have little to do with education quality, and why the privatization of student loans created a massive debt crisis.
S02 E08Aug 29, 2017
Emily Ruins Adam Ruins Everything Aug 29, 2017 Emily takes over to "ruin" Adam, pointing out where his facts fall short. She debunks the idea that IQ tests measure intelligence and points to information Adam has gotten wrong in the past. Plus, she explains the "backfire effect."
S02 E09Sep 5, 2017
Adam Ruins His Vacation Sep 5, 2017 Adam Conover and his girlfriend take a journey across America, where he reveals that Mount Rushmore was built on stolen Native American land, Vegas slot machines are purposely designed to be addicting, and a whole lot more!
S02 E10Sep 26, 2017
Adam Ruins The Suburbs Sep 26, 2017 Adam explains how the idealized lawn is an unnatural monstrosity, and that the design of the suburbs is slowly killing you. Plus, the racist history of suburban planning led to today's institutionalized segregation in schools.
S02 E11Oct 3, 2017
Adam Ruins The Economy Oct 3, 2017 Adam explains why lobbying makes filing taxes so complicated, and why the economic numbers that are focused on do not provide the whole story; the possibility of a return of American manufacturing.
S02 E12Oct 10, 2017
Adam Ruins Conspiracy Theories Oct 10, 2017 Adam Conover debunks the fake moon landing theory, discusses the Satanic Panic of the 1980s, and reveals how to spot a false theory.
S02 E13Oct 17, 2017
Adam Ruins Spa Day Oct 17, 2017 Pricey "detoxifying" treatments cleanse you of cash (and may do more harm than good), while MSG's scary reputation is undeserved. Plus, the placebo effect is way more powerful than you think.
S02 E14Oct 24, 2017
Adam Ruins Halloween Oct 24, 2017 Adam goes trick-or-treating for the truth behind myths and misconceptions like candy poisoned by strangers, the legendary War of the Worlds radio broadcast, and psychics who claimed to communicate with the dead.
S02 E15Oct 31, 2017
Adam Ruins Science Oct 31, 2017 Adam looks at scientific funding of science in the USA and how politics can effect the pursuit of scientific knowledge.
S02 E16Nov 7, 2017
Adam Ruins The Future Nov 7, 2017 Adam looks at the most perplexing dilemmas facing mankind, trying to be prepared for the future and just how cautious one should be about investments and new relationships.
S02 E17Mar 20, 2018
Reanimated History: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Truth Mar 20, 2018 Adam sets the record straight on everything incomplete, outdated or even downright wrong about the American Revolution.
S02 E18Mar 27, 2018
Reanimated History: The First Factsgiving Mar 27, 2018 The pilgrims did not break bread with the Native Americans, but did dig up their graves; no romance existed between Pocahontas and John Smith; cities in the New World rivaled London in scale before their discovery.
S02 E19Apr 3, 2018
Reanimated History: Mutually Assured Ruination Apr 3, 2018 Adam Conover reveals that the US kicked off the Cuban Missile Crisis, and that you've probably never heard of the lone female politician who stood up to McCarthy! Plus, a bureaucratic mistake brought down the Berlin Wall.
S02 E20Apr 10, 2018
Reanimated History: An Ancient History of Violence Apr 10, 2018 Adam shares that it was against the rules for gladiators to kill opponents, and tells the story of a Celtic woman who brought the Roman Empire to its knees. Plus, the brave "300" Spartans numbered closer to 7000.
S02 E21Apr 17, 2018
Reanimated History: The Copernican Ruin-aissance Apr 17, 2018 Reanimated History: Adam sheds some light on Copernicus, who was actually supported (NOT persecuted) by the Catholic Church. Plus, a rogue dwarf revolutionized what we know about anatomy, and just wait until you hear about Tulip Mania.
S02 E22Apr 24, 2018
Reanimated History: 100 Years Ago Today Apr 24, 2018 Reanimated History: Adam digs into the Panama Canal, where Teddy Roosevelt formed a new country to snag free land. Plus, one man fought to keep food from killing us, while the Spanish Flu killed more Americans than all 20th century wars combined.
S02 E23Nov 27, 2018
Adam Ruins Guns Nov 27, 2018 Adam Conover is back to take aim at critics on both sides of the gun debate in America. He explains why an assault weapons ban would not be effective and demonstrates how the Second Amendment has been twisted to fit the NRA's agenda.
S02 E24Dec 4, 2018
Adam Ruins Sleep Dec 4, 2018 Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.
S02 E25Dec 11, 2018
Adam Ruins Tech Dec 11, 2018 How big tech companies like Amazon, Apple and Facebook manipulate laws, influence government policies and create marketing ploys to promote their monopolistic businesses, ignore the rules and increase their financial and social power.
S02 E26Dec 18, 2018
Adam Ruins Flying Dec 18, 2018 Why free frequent flyer miles aren't free, why commercial flying was even worse before, how the airline companies created a monopoly, how the stewardesses fought for their workers' rights, and why blimps are far safer than planes.
S02 E27Jan 8, 2019
Adam Ruins a Plate of Nachos Jan 8, 2019 Adam dishes out the facts on the avocado trade being ruled by drug cartels, and Big Pork making bacon a pop culture hit while covering up its huge health risks. Plus, America's food problems stem from corn.