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.
You can order his book, “The World’s Worst Conspiracies,” or read some of his most popular stories, which include:
- 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