Adam Ruins Everything Explains the Concept of Security Theater With the TSA

If you want some quality programming that infests your brain with knowledge, I suggest you watch TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything. From the crew behind College Humor, Adam Conover focuses your attention on the hard truths about everyday life. Consider it a MythBusters for oblivious people.

In one episode, Conover discusses the concept of “security theater,” which is the nonsense we go through in order to give ourselves the illusion of safety and security.  For example, tamper-resistant medicine bottles and singing your credit card receipts.

The TSA section confirms your believes about post-9/11 security, those long-ass security lines don’t stop terrorism. It mostly stops dumb asses who bring grenade-shaped vapes, replica samurai swords and bottle water. Watch the segment below:

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