65 episodes

Welcome to the podcast where we answer the questions that just won’t fly in polite society. Join us as we dig into taboo topics like how much you make, how you lost your v-card, and how you poop. We’re making our grandma’s blush with these rude questions and can’t wait for you to join us.

Impolite Society: Tackling the Taboo, One Rude Question at a Time Flyover Radio, Inc.

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Welcome to the podcast where we answer the questions that just won’t fly in polite society. Join us as we dig into taboo topics like how much you make, how you lost your v-card, and how you poop. We’re making our grandma’s blush with these rude questions and can’t wait for you to join us.

    On Today's Episode....

    On Today's Episode....

    It's been a wild ride and we have enjoyed it! Email us at rude@impolitesocietyPODCAST.com and we will actual get your email!

    Laura and Rachel will be back eventually. In the meantime, check us out on Nerds Talking the Podcast.

    • 34 min
    Do You Think You're Better Than Me, or Something?

    Do You Think You're Better Than Me, or Something?

    Nothing quite gets under our skin like when we feel like someone thinks they’re better than us. But yet, the odds are that you think you’re better than the average person.

    Today we’re talking superiority. We’ll explore how humans evolved to rank each other and dig into the theories on why we tend to put ourselves higher in those rankings. We’ll also look at what happens when that feeling of superiority goes too far.

    All to answer to our rude question: Do you think you’re better than me, or something?

    That’s what’s coming your way today, on Impolite Society.

    Email us your impolite questions at rude@impolitesocietypodcast.com and visit our website for info about the show and your hosts Laura and Rachel.

    SOURCES:

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201703/why-some-people-think-theyre-superior
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_rank_theory 
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5494206/#R89
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5494206/#R6 
    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00123/full
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/230726570_The_better-than-average_effect
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6029792/
    https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1997-43182-001
    https://www.livescience.com/26914-why-we-are-all-above-average.html
    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/narcissistic-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20366662
    https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/03/a-hidden-problem-at-the-heart-of-psychopathy/555335/
    https://www.verywellmind.com/the-difference-between-a-narcissist-and-a-sociopath-5181518 
    https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-a-sociopath-380184 
    https://cultureplusconsulting.com/2015/06/04/ethnocentrism/ 

    • 58 min
    Is Everyone Having More Sex Than Me?

    Is Everyone Having More Sex Than Me?

    Today we’re looking into the sex lives of others to see how much everyone else is doing the deed. We dig into sexy surveys to learn who gets it the most and how often really is “normal”. We also look at how sex affects our mood to see if there’s an optimal amount for peak happiness and relationship bliss.

    All to get to the bottom of our rude question today: Is everyone having more sex than me?

    That’s what you're in for today, on Impolite Society.

    Email us your impolite questions at rude@impolitesocietypodcast.com and visit our website for info about the show and your hosts Laura and Rachel.

    SOURCES:
    https://relationshipsinamerica.com/relationships-and-sex/how-often-do-americans-have-sex
    https://gssdataexplorer.norc.org/variables/5057/vshow
    https://www.statista.com/statistics/245194/most-sexually-active-countries-worldwide/ 
    https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2022/03/31/sex-decline-americans
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10508-017-0953-1 
    https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1948550615616462 
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2018331/Is-cuddle-better-sex-New-research-says-hugs-hanky-panky-keeps-couples-together.html 
    https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2015/may/more-sex-does-not-lead-to-happiness.html 

    • 59 min
    Does Having Pets Make Me a S****y Person?

    Does Having Pets Make Me a S****y Person?

    Do you love your pets like family? Ninety five percent of pet owners in America would say yes. And pet owners are willing to put their money where their mouth is- we’ll spend about $110 billion annually on our furry friends. But does all this love come at a cost? 
    Today we are exploring the wild world of pets, looking at where all these critters come from, how happy pets really are in the human world, and what we might owe to the animals we have bred to be our daily companions. 

    All this to answer the rude question, Does having pets make me a s****y person?
    That’s what you're in for today, on Impolite Society.

    Email us your impolite questions at rude@impolitesocietypodcast.com and visit our website for info about the show and your hosts Laura and Rachel.

    Sources:

    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/aug/01/should-we-stop-keeping-pets-why-more-and-more-ethicists-say-yes
    https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/05/05/476853317/should-we-really-be-keeping-cats-and-dogs-and-geckos-as-pets
    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/fox-dogs-wild-tame-genetics-study-news
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/animals/using/pets.shtml
    https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/reports-statistics/us-pet-ownership-statistics
    https://www.aspca.org/helping-people-pets/shelter-intake-and-surrender#:~:text=Of%20the%20approximately%206.5%20million,00%20dogs%20and%20860%2C000%20cats).
    https://spots.com/puppy-mill-statistics/
    https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2015/06/19/animal-rescue-workers-prone-depression-suicide/28968501/ 
    https://breedingbusiness.com/dog-breeding-statistics/
    https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/5695-report---say-pets-are-part-of-the-family
    https://scienceblogs.com/observations/2010/04/01/domesticated-dummies
    https://thehumaneleague.org/article/animal-rights
    https://aeon.co/essays/why-keeping-a-pet-is-fundamentally-unethical
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestication_syndrome 
    https://www.avma.org/resources/animal-health-welfare/animal-welfare-what-it 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Why Won't Men Wear Condoms?

    Why Won't Men Wear Condoms?

    While the humble condom might seem like a bit of buzzkill, this 8 one-hundredths of a millimeter is all that separates us from a world of unwanted pregnancies and rampant infection.

    So why is the condom so controversial? Join us on a journey through the history of the condom from cute, little dick bonnet to our modern-day rubber. We'll also explore how condoms' public image has changed just as much along the way. We’ll meet the clergymen and Casanovas who’ve detested them and explore the reasons why men still won’t wear them to this day.

    All to answer our rude question: why don’t men wear condoms?

    That’s what you’re in for today, on Impolite Society.

    Email us your impolite questions at rude@impolitesocietypodcast.com and visit our website for info about the show and your hosts Laura and Rachel.

    SOURCES:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3649591/ 
    https://daily.jstor.org/short-history-of-the-condom/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_laws#State_laws_on_birth_control_(contraception),_etc.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010782413007348
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10508-007-9213-0
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/you-it/201511/women-dont-how-condoms-feel-any-more-men-do
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/06/24/study-men-say-theyre-less-inclined-to-use-condoms-if-a-female-partner-is-hot/ 
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/post/on-condoms-and-commodes-why-innovators-must-tackle-the-taboo/2013/03/28/8dc8a328-97a8-11e2-b5b4-b63027b499de_blog.html 
    https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/06/28/taboo-prevents-indonesians-from-buying-condoms.html 
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3723757/
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3859530/

    • 1 hr
    Is It Normal to Hate Your Kids?

    Is It Normal to Hate Your Kids?

    Modern parents have been sold the idea that kids are the tried and true pathway to perfect happiness. But it turns out, there are a lot of bumps on the way to bliss. More than ever, parents are feeling like they have been sold a bad bill of goods.
    Today on Impolite Society, we’re exploring the myth of joyful parenting, the enormous pressure parents are under, and the very real risks of parental burnout. All this to answer the rude question, is it normal to hate your kids? 
    That’s what you're in for today, on Impolite Society.

    Email us your impolite questions at rude@impolitesocietypodcast.com and visit our website for info about the show and your hosts Laura and Rachel.



    SOURCES:

    https://www.apa.org/monitor/2021/10/cover-parental-burnout 
    https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/expert-answers/terrible-twos/faq-20058314 
    https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/toddlers.html 
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006322310001204 
    https://kids.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frym.2016.00016 
    https://www.pewresearch.org/social-trends/2013/10/08/parents-time-with-kids-more-rewarding-than-paid-work-and-more-exhausting/ 
    https://jenniferfulwiler.com/2013/12/why-im-going-to-keep-letting-santa-and-the-tooth-fairy-ruin-my-life/ 
    https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2167702619858430 
    https://www.apa.org/monitor/2021/10/cover-parental-burnout#:~:text=Because%20burned%2Dout%20parents%20often,6%2C%202019). 
    https://www.regain.us/advice/family/i-hate-my-kids-the-struggles-of-parenting/ 
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-human-experience/201510/8-reasons-parents-fail-love-their-kids 
    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02113/full 
    https://www.investopedia.com/articles/personal-finance/090415/cost-raising-child-america.asp#:~:text=According%20to%20the%20U.S.%20Department,could%20be%20estimated%20at%20%24272%2C049. 
    https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/were-on

    • 1 hr 2 min

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