We Fact Up (AUS)

"We Fact Up" was born out of the notion that before the internet existed people would have to actually try and work things out for themselves when asked a question. Like, "what does 'O.K.' stand for?" or "who invented the high five?". Listeners send in their questions, the gang then try to work the answer out without the help of Google. After a lot of discussion and general stupidity, the team then see how close (or how far off in most cases) they were to the answer - hopefully to hilarious, or mildly amusing, results.


We Fact Up (AUS)

Ep 100: Weird Christmas Traditions

From the Yule Cat to the Poop Log, leaving your shoes out for Santa and "who is Krampus?" we're figuring out the Christmas traditions you didn't even know existed. Plus somehow we've managed to get to 100 ridiculous episodes of We Fact Up and that calls for a good ol' celebration and what better time to celebrate than over a Christmas Poop.
00:40:00 12/4/2018

Past Episodes

This may seem like a simple saying, but it's origins are anything but. Find out why we say you don't have a leg to stand on, how many pirates would fit in Judge Judy's court and why a three legged argument is better than two.
00:33:00 11/19/2018
With Redd (supposedly) on holidays, we're pulling out one of our favourite episodes featuring the hilarious Hamish Blake of the Hamish and Andy powerhouse. He joins us to try to work out why a police officer patrolled with a ventriloquist dummy in San Francisco and drops a few nuggets of insider knowledge of the radio biz along the way. We will resume to new episodes shortly. In the meantime please enjoy this flashback Friday of Hamish Blake on the WFU train. Find us on Instagram @wefactup Dave Zwolenski - @davezwol Redd Peterson - @redd5678 Martine - @blakeyjames_
00:34:00 11/1/2018
There's been many crazes in the history of human existence. Yo Yos, Hoola Hoops, Human Rights. All of them briefly gracing us with their mundane presence then drifting off into the ether, forgotten about forever. One such craze was fish swallowing which swept through the United States in the 30s. Join us as we ask why, where and when this all took place. Well, not when, it was clearly 1939. But the other stuff. Also fast fact - why do they say Cutie Patootie? Dave Zwolenski - @davezwol Redd Peterson - @redd5678 Martine - @blakeyjames www.wefactup.com
00:27:00 10/28/2018
A very special bonus episode here as Dave managed to weasel his way onto live radio with the Triple M boys Tom & Olly. Martine and Dave give a quick critique of the whole event and decide whether Dave is a Hot Chip or a Cold Crisp, then you can hear the live magic of radio unfold where Dave, Tom and Olly attempt to answer the question of who invented the sandwich, this time with real live audience interaction.
00:22:00 10/15/2018
Band name origin stories are always intriguing - who was Hootie in Hootie and the Blowfish? Did Counting Crows literally count them? And was Coldplay always that cold? We do some serious digging to bring you the origins of some of your least liked bands and the stories behind them.
00:32:00 10/10/2018
Movie franchises will be knocking down our door for the incredibly lucrative and brilliant ideas for film series' we came up with in this episode. We're talking to you Marvel, Star Wars and (less so) Bond. Time to talk The Red Winged Octopus and why golfing's greatest enigma is the mystery of the caddy.
00:32:00 9/24/2018
Off the back of Serena William's tennis controversy, we have some controversy of our own with Dave calling out an online source's research methods for bone picking. There's tears, there's violence, there's racquet smashing and that's before we even started recording. The origin of not letting the bed bugs bite is discussed and once again Numble the Meat Teletubby makes an appearance to haunt all of our nightmares, and this time he's lost his skin on Contiki.
00:40:00 9/11/2018
Know your memes? Well you'll be delighted to know that our very own Martine AJA James AKA Blakey was once a well-known meme known as "weird kid in the tram shirt" and on this episode he divulges all the sordid details on how it came to pass. From being discovered by TheFatJewish Instagram account, to becoming huge in Italy and shared on every meme site from here to the USA, Martine's Meme days are something to behold. Also where did Pie in the Sky kick off and how much pie is in the sky anyway?
00:33:00 9/4/2018
When Christian Hull comes to play things go south very quickly! Kyle Sandilands' new tv show Trial by Kyle is discussed, we respond to our first ever Facebook Q&A (without the A) and we debate whether Dean Cain was in the classic 90's TV show "Sliders". Not to mention we learn where jackpot originated and what the Salem Tomato Trials were. ENJOY!
00:50:00 8/27/2018
Goat pageants, corn-shephards and the stealing of a sacred goat (could be the follow up to The Killing of a Sacred Deer but it's not). What it is is a miscarriage of justice and one that has been passed down through the ages and now, it just means to annoy someone. But who stole that first goat and why? Plus Operation Mongoose and the failed attempt to overthrow communist cuba.
00:35:00 8/21/2018

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