About

Mike Rothschild is a journalist, researcher, and debunker of conspiracy theories and fringe beliefs.

As a staff writer at several media companies, he has written extensively about politics, history, pop culture, and weird stories your aunt shares on Facebook without actually reading. In particular, Mike has spent the least year writing extensively about the QAnon conspiracy theory, as well as the social media driven insta-plots that characterize the Trump years.

His first print book, “The World’s Worst Conspiracies” will be published in fall 2019 by Arcturus Publishing, London. You can watch his (currently on hiatus) collaboration with Growl Studios, the five-days-a-week YouTube series Daily Debunker.

His work in debunking conspiracies has been cited in articles or interviews by the New York Times, Snopes, NBC NewsVice, Right Wing Watch, Christian Science MonitorPolitifact, Huffington PostThe Week, Quartz, CrackedDaily Kos, Raw Story, the Daily BeastSalon,  Harper’s Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times again, and the Sacramento Bee. He’s also been a guest on numerous radio shows and podcasts, including the Hell and Gone podcast (top ten in all of iTunes), Sh!tpost, Mick West’s Tales from the Rabbit Hole, the House of Mystery show, the Non Sequitur Show, and others.

Mike is also a published playwright, podcaster, and working on several TV projects.

He lives in beautiful Altadena, California.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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