TRC #541: Shen Yun & Falon Gong + Is Disney On Ice? + Bad Astronomy

This week Adam looks at Shen Yun Performing Arts and investigates its ties to the Falon Gong, the Chinese Government, Communism and organ harvesting. Next, Cristina examines a longstanding notion that Walt Disney arranged to have his corpse frozen in a cryonic chamber to be revived at a later date. Lastly, Darren gives an overview of Phil Plait’s book ‘Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing Hoax’.

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Shen Yun & Falon Gong

Stepping Into the Uncanny, Unsettling World of Shen Yun – The New Yorker

Facts about the So-called “Shen Yun” Performance by the “Falun Gong”

Challenges We Face – Shen Yun Performing Arts

Falun Gong (a.k.a. Falun Dafa) – The Skeptic’s Dictionary

Is Disney On Ice?

PBS: How A Strange Rumor Of Disney’s Death Became Legend

Snopes: Was Walt Disney Frozen?

Mental Floss: Eight People Who have Been Cryonically Preserved and One Who Wasn’t

Reddit: Today I Learned Walt Disney Wasn’t Cryogenically Frozen

Bad Astronomy

Amazon: Bad Astronomy

Phil’s Bad Astronomy Blog

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