Tell a Phony

A team from the University of Warwick in England showed doctored photos to 707 people ages 14 to 82 who volunteered to test their ability to spot a fake. The results led to believe that not only are humans awful at knowing when a picture isn’t real, but there isn’t much we can do to get better at it. Jeff and Anthony discuss this test, and what it means for the future of objective truth.


Get all your sweet We Have Concerns merch by swinging by

Hey! If you’re enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen.

Here’s the iTunes link: And here’s the Stitcher link:

Or, you can send us mail! Our address:

We Have Concerns c/o WORLD CRIME LEAGUE 1920 Hillhurst Ave #425 Los Angeles, CA 90027-2706

Jeff on Twitter:

Anthony on Twitter:

Today’s story was sent in by Ben “The Platypus” Floreancig:

If you’ve seen a story you think belongs on the show, send it to, post in on our Facebook Group or leave it on the subreddit:

Do NOT join our secret society. You’ll just wind up with a bunch of cool stuff. It’s gross.