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Welcome to Some Dare Call It Conspiracy with Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. A podcast that aims to deconstruct and demystify popular conspiracy theories. After 20 years exploring the world of Conspiracy Culture, we're taking our guests & listeners on a guided tour of the Rabbit Hole. Our mission? To discover where the truth lies. - Brent Lee is a former believer in the NWO/Illuminati Grand Conspiracy and was an activist in the Truth Movement from 2003-2018. Neil Sanders is an author covering True Crime and Psychology with a particular interest in the history of mind manipulation techniques.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 23 Ratings

Welcome to Some Dare Call It Conspiracy with Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. A podcast that aims to deconstruct and demystify popular conspiracy theories. After 20 years exploring the world of Conspiracy Culture, we're taking our guests & listeners on a guided tour of the Rabbit Hole. Our mission? To discover where the truth lies. - Brent Lee is a former believer in the NWO/Illuminati Grand Conspiracy and was an activist in the Truth Movement from 2003-2018. Neil Sanders is an author covering True Crime and Psychology with a particular interest in the history of mind manipulation techniques.

Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/some-dare-call-it-conspiracy--5932731/support.

    Turning Chaos Into Comedy (Viz) The Barney Farmer Interview

    Turning Chaos Into Comedy (Viz) The Barney Farmer Interview

    Hello Initiates! Apologies for the delay, we've been experiencing some technical difficulties... it must be that pesky Illuminati trying to silence us! lol

    Anyway, thanks for your patience and support!

    Here is a brand new episode: Turning Chaos Into Comedy The Barney Farmer (VIZ) Interview

    In this insightful episode of "Some Dare Call It Conspiracy," host Neil Sanders chats with Barney Farmer, the creative mind behind iconic characters like the Drunken Bakers and Male Online. The conversation dives deep into the roots of his satirical work, the changing landscape of conspiracy theories, and the fine line between edgy comedy and offensive material.

    Male Online: Inspired by Reality

    Barney Farmer shares that the inspiration for his character Male Online came from reading the polarizing comments on The Daily Mail website. He observed older right-wing activists sharpening their skills online, embodying a raw, unfiltered form of social commentary.

    Drunken Bakers: From Pub Observations to Comic Strips

    Farmer recounts how experiences at a pub and a pie shop laid the groundwork for his despondent yet relatable characters in "Drunken Bakers." Despite the bleak environment of the north, the humor struck a chord with readers, blending wit with melancholy.

    Offering Meaning in a World of Uncertainty

    Farmer acknowledges that both religion and science provide meaning, despite their different approaches. Where religion fills the void of existential and moral queries, science offers explanations grounded in empirical evidence.

    Conspiracies: A Symptom of a Troubled Society?

    Farmer and Sanders explore the notion that conspiracy theories serve as a coping mechanism for those grappling with the chaos and unpredictability of the world. The comfort lies in believing that events unfold according to a grand plan, even if it's a nefarious one.

    Our conversation with Barney Farmer offers a kaleidoscope of insights into the intricate blend of humor, politics, and societal observations that define his work. From exploring the genesis of beloved characters to the nuanced navigation of conspiracy theories and modern societal dynamics, this episode provides a rich tapestry of thought and laughter, weaving together the many facets of Farmer's comedic genius.

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    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the pandemic of misinformation. Help us illuminate the path for those seeking truth and clarity. Donate to https://www.tinfoilconfessions.com today and let's build a future grounded in reality, together.

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    Some Dare Call It Conspiracy is produced entirely by Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. Consider supporting us and get access to AD FREE episodes, exclusive Patreon only episodes, bonus content and an invitation to our private Discord server by joining our Patreon.

    www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy

    Or support us by subscribing, sharing, liking or leaving a review wherever you're listening to us!

    Please visit our website for all of our social media links, email address and various press clippings!
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    Somebody Told Me: Danny Wallace On Conspiracies (And Ghosts!)

    Somebody Told Me: Danny Wallace On Conspiracies (And Ghosts!)

    Hello Initiates! In this episode, we welcome comedian, author, and 'cult leader' Danny Wallace for a wide-ranging and captivating conversation. Wallace shares his insights on conspiracy theories, disinformation, the supernatural, his mysterious email correspondent from China and a surreal encounter with Gareth Icke. He also provides behind-the-scenes stories from his time producing the film 'Yes Man' with Jim Carrey and working on comedy projects like The Mighty Boosh. The episode explores the role of social media in shaping public opinion, the dynamics within conspiracy communities, and Wallace's latest book 'Somebody Told Me', which discusses personal stories and the impact of conspiracy theories.

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    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the pandemic of misinformation. Help us illuminate the path for those seeking truth and clarity. Donate to https://www.tinfoilconfessions.com today and let's build a future grounded in reality, together.

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    Some Dare Call It Conspiracy is produced entirely by Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. Consider supporting us and get access to AD FREE episodes, exclusive Patreon only episodes, bonus content and an invitation to our private Discord server by joining our Patreon.

    www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy

    Or support us by subscribing, sharing, liking or leaving a review wherever you're listening to us!

    Please visit our website for all of our social media links, email address and various press clippings!

    www.somedarecallitconspiracy.com

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    Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/some-dare-call-it-conspiracy--5932731/support.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    History Is Written By The Whiners (Neil Oliver Dismantled)

    History Is Written By The Whiners (Neil Oliver Dismantled)

    History is a lie agreed upon, and so is the present day when navigating the narratives of the internet's conspiracy crowd. But luckily we have a swathe of talking heads who are here to separate the wheat from the chaff, sift through the bullshit and amplify the white in the white noise. They are here to tell us the truth, no matter how unpalatable, bigoted and fallacious this might seem to reasonable or informed people. 

    In the USA they have entire networks dedicated to distributing this modern day two minutes of hate. It can be highly lucrative to wind up the credulous and furious, and these outlets namely The Daily Wire, OAN, Rebel TV, Turning Point and others do very well and have directed more people to the right wing than a stewardess during a crash landing. These outlets can loosely be described as purveyors of news, in the same way that a dirty protest can loosely be described as an example of elegant home decoration. 

    In the UK we have the propaganda Network GB News and Talk TV. They are very much the Robbie Williams to America’s Justin Timberlake in this regard, the Jim Davidson to their Dave Chappelle or the Scunthorpe united to their Dallas Cowboys. Essentially they do the same thing but with wildly different standards of aesthetics and with far less talent, charisma, skill and panache. The main through-line is a mixture of right wing and far right politics and performative outrage deployed through the lens of conspiracy and faux anti government sentiment.  

    But, as I believe Shakespeare once said, there are levels to this shit. If we think of Alex Jones and David Icke as top billing prize fighters slugging it out against the illuminati on a pay per view from Las Vegas, then people like Russel Brand, Laurence Fox and their ilk are a man killing rats with a hammer in a ring of hay-bales in the dimly lit back room of an abandoned warehouse in Kidderminster.

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    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the pandemic of misinformation. Help us illuminate the path for those seeking truth and clarity. Donate to https://www.tinfoilconfessions.com today and let's build a future grounded in reality, together.

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    Some Dare Call It Conspiracy is produced entirely by Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. Consider supporting us and get access to AD FREE episodes, exclusive Patreon only episodes, bonus content and an invitation to our private Discord server by joining our Patreon.

    www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy

    Or support us by subscribing, sharing, liking or leaving a review wherever you're listening to us!

    Please visit our website for all of our social media links, email address and various press clippings!

    www.somedarecallitconspiracy.com

    🔥🦉🔥

    Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/some-dare-call-it-conspiracy--5932731/support.

    • 54 min
    Premium* Brent Lee Q&A At Cambridge University with Sander van der Linden (Sample)

    Premium* Brent Lee Q&A At Cambridge University with Sander van der Linden (Sample)

    Hello initiates! This here is a short snippet of Brent Lee's Q&A session at Cambridge University hosted by Sander van der Linden. If you want to listen to the full hour, please hop over to Patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy the only place where you can listen to this session in full! Enjoy!

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    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the pandemic of misinformation. Help us illuminate the path for those seeking truth and clarity. Donate to https://www.tinfoilconfessions.com today and let's build a future grounded in reality, together.

    🔥🦉🔥 - 

    Some Dare Call It Conspiracy is produced entirely by Brent Lee and Neil Sanders. Consider supporting us and get access to AD FREE episodes, exclusive Patreon only episodes, bonus content and an invitation to our private Discord server by joining our Patreon.

    www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy

    Or support us by subscribing, sharing, liking or leaving a review wherever you're listening to us!

    Please visit our website for all of our social media links, email address and various press clippings!

    www.somedarecallitconspiracy.com

    🔥🦉🔥

    Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/some-dare-call-it-conspiracy--5932731/support.

    • 9 min
    8/8 Manchester Arena Bombing On Trial

    8/8 Manchester Arena Bombing On Trial

    Please be aware, this series will be examining a deadly bombing and we will be discussing details of death and injury. Listener discretion is advised.


    Examining the Conspiracy Theories Around the Manchester Arena Bombing

    The 2017 Manchester Arena bombing was a tragic event that left 22 people dead and hundreds more injured. However, in the years since, a number of conspiracy theories have emerged claiming the attack was a hoax. One of the main proponents of this theory is Richard D. Hall, who has produced a book and documentary called "The Night of the Bang" alleging the victims were crisis actors.

    In this 8-part podcast series, we aim to meticulously examine the claims made by Hall and others, assess the evidence, and uncover the truth behind this divisive event. As content creators, we recognize the responsibility we have to approach these sensitive discussions with great care.

    The first half of the series will present Hall's arguments and the conspiracy theory in detail. We will then spend the second half deconstructing these claims and determining where the truth lies. This balanced approach is crucial, as conspiracy theories around tragic events can have devastating consequences.

    We've already seen how these false narratives can fracture communities and lead to the harassment of victims and their families. The recent legal action taken by Manchester Arena survivors Martin and Eve Hibbert against Hall is a landmark case, the first of its kind in the UK against a "disaster troll.”

    The Hibberts are seeking an injunction to prevent Hall from making similar allegations in the future, as well as damages. Their lawyer has described Hall's actions as "appalling" and hopes this case will set a precedent to better protect survivors of tragedies from such harassment.

    This issue also highlights the challenges lawmakers and social media platforms face in addressing the spread of disinformation and abuse online. While new legislation like the UK's Online Safety Bill aims to improve user protections, there are still debates over how far such laws can and should go.

    Ultimately, the Manchester Arena bombing conspiracy theories demonstrate the very real harm that can result when facts are obscured and victims are re-traumatized. As we delve into this complex topic, our goal is to provide a thoughtful, nuanced examination - one that honours the memory of those lost and supports the recovery of the survivors.

    By rigorously analysing the evidence and ethical implications, we hope to cut through the noise and misinformation, offering listeners a clearer understanding of this tragic event and the importance of responsible journalism in the face of conspiracy theories.

    Listen to episodes weekly: https://www.somedarecallitconspiracy.com/all-episodes/deep-dives/season-2/manchester-arena-bombing-on-trial

    Find us on your preferred podcast platform: https://pod.link/1629532988 

    Listen to all 8 parts of the series now: https://www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy 

    You have questions? We have answers.   

    🔥🦉🔥

    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the...

    • 37 min
    7/8 Manchester Arena Bombing On Trial

    7/8 Manchester Arena Bombing On Trial

    Please be aware, this series will be examining a deadly bombing and we will be discussing details of death and injury. Listener discretion is advised.


    Examining the Conspiracy Theories Around the Manchester Arena Bombing

    The 2017 Manchester Arena bombing was a tragic event that left 22 people dead and hundreds more injured. However, in the years since, a number of conspiracy theories have emerged claiming the attack was a hoax. One of the main proponents of this theory is Richard D. Hall, who has produced a book and documentary called "The Night of the Bang" alleging the victims were crisis actors.

    In this 8-part podcast series, we aim to meticulously examine the claims made by Hall and others, assess the evidence, and uncover the truth behind this divisive event. As content creators, we recognize the responsibility we have to approach these sensitive discussions with great care.

    The first half of the series will present Hall's arguments and the conspiracy theory in detail. We will then spend the second half deconstructing these claims and determining where the truth lies. This balanced approach is crucial, as conspiracy theories around tragic events can have devastating consequences.

    We've already seen how these false narratives can fracture communities and lead to the harassment of victims and their families. The recent legal action taken by Manchester Arena survivors Martin and Eve Hibbert against Hall is a landmark case, the first of its kind in the UK against a "disaster troll.”

    The Hibberts are seeking an injunction to prevent Hall from making similar allegations in the future, as well as damages. Their lawyer has described Hall's actions as "appalling" and hopes this case will set a precedent to better protect survivors of tragedies from such harassment.

    This issue also highlights the challenges lawmakers and social media platforms face in addressing the spread of disinformation and abuse online. While new legislation like the UK's Online Safety Bill aims to improve user protections, there are still debates over how far such laws can and should go.

    Ultimately, the Manchester Arena bombing conspiracy theories demonstrate the very real harm that can result when facts are obscured and victims are re-traumatized. As we delve into this complex topic, our goal is to provide a thoughtful, nuanced examination - one that honours the memory of those lost and supports the recovery of the survivors.

    By rigorously analysing the evidence and ethical implications, we hope to cut through the noise and misinformation, offering listeners a clearer understanding of this tragic event and the importance of responsible journalism in the face of conspiracy theories.

    Listen to episodes weekly: https://www.somedarecallitconspiracy.com/all-episodes/deep-dives/season-2/manchester-arena-bombing-on-trial

    Find us on your preferred podcast platform: https://pod.link/1629532988 

    Listen to all 8 parts of the series now: https://www.patreon.com/somedarecallitconspiracy 

    You have questions? We have answers.   

    🔥🦉🔥

    In the last few years we have seen a significant rise in the belief of conspiracy theories. From the dismissal of facts as fake news to the full embrace of conspiracy theories by politicians and commentators, we face an uncertain future. Democracy is under attack and our open and free societies are in danger due to a dangerous mind virus. Conspiracism is the new pandemic. 

    Our new project, Tin Foil Confessions, is not just a podcast and book; it's a beacon of hope for those lost in the maze of conspiracism. It's a story of redemption, a guide back to reality, and a testament to the power of change. But to bring this project to life, to reach more people and make a greater impact, we need your support.

    So, we ask you, join us in this fight against the...

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

74cb400f ,

Love it

The perspective of people who have escaped the insanity of deep conspiratorial thinking never gets old. Keep up the good work. Cheers.

Jimmy Schafer ,

this is the good conspiracy content that I’m always looking for

Found these guys while searching for recent chemtrail content and boom! They came to first and I’m hooked!

Jaseoner82 ,

Neil Sanders provides good research, Lee uses bad faith rhetorical arguments

This show is only one in a group of semi-new debunk style counter propaganda podcasts. Most likely funded by the DNC to push against anything that goes against the narrative. There’s some really good stuff on Cambridge Analytic. I’m not a fan of insulting groups of people then pretending it’s for their own good.

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