Conspiracies Declassified

November 19, 2018

7:00 pm
Portland State University, Science Building 1, Room 107, Portland, OR

Brian Dunning, Science Writer and Skeptoid Podcaster

Science writer and Skeptoid podcaster Brian Dunning will give a reading from his latest book Conspiracies Declassified and discuss the wildest and wackiest conspiracies and why people believe them.

Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the Skeptoid podcast (, one of the longest running and consistently most popular independent science podcasts, having surpassed 100 million downloads in 2017. He is also the writer and producer of the documentary films Here Be Dragons (, Principles of Curiosity (, and Science Friction ( He has appeared on numerous radio shows and television documentaries, and also hosts the science video series inFact with Brian Dunning ( He is the author of seven books such as Conspiracies Declassified (Simon & Schuster, 2018). Formerly a computer scientist, Brian now uses new media to promote science literacy and critical thinking. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and lives in central Oregon.