Mike has been a staff writer at ATTN: and Ranker, and was also a frequent contributor to the critical thinking site Skeptoid. Frequent topics have included conspiracy theories, politics, medical fads, pseudo-science, bad history, and fringe beliefs. His pieces have garnered tens of millions of views total, and thousands of social media shares.
Among his most popular stories are:
- How Conspiracy Theorists Forced the Cancellation of a School Fundraiser
- What it Feels Like to Be Suspended From Twitter
- How the Biggest QAnon Acolyte Might Also Be Its Biggest Scammer
- Donald Trump and the “25,000 Sealed Indictments” Conspiracy Theory
- The Complete History of Rejected Cabinet Nominations
- Every Failed QAnon Prediction For a Year
- Why Security Camera Footage From the Las Vegas Massacre Hasn’t Stopped Conspiracy Theories
- Parents Are Embracing This Peculiar Birthing Trend With Questionable Benefits
- Colloidal Silver Won’t Cure Your Cancer, Might Turn You Blue
- This Jerky Meme About Tipping Pissed Off the Entire Internet
- Here’s How You Impeach a President
- What Flat Earth Memes Tell Us About Conspiracy Theorists
- Are These Trendy Games Dangerous or Moral Panics?
- 30 Celebrity Conspiracy Theories That Aren’t About Biggie, Tupac, or Elvis
- The Worst Generals of World War II
- History’s Lamest, Most Useless Guns
- 19 Conspiracies That Actually Happened
- The September 23rd Apocalypse
- Jade Helm 15: Martial Law, Wal-Mart, and You
- Did China Really Buy the State of Idaho?
- These Rothschild Family Facebook Memes Are Incredibly Anti-Semitic, Also Stupid
- The Iraqi Dinar Scam, and Why It Won’t Make You Rich