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Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the podcast Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena (skeptoid.com), applying critical thinking to paranormal and pseudoscientific subjects promoted by the mass media. Skeptoid has a weekly audience of 70,000 listeners. Brian is also the author of two books based on the podcast, Skeptoid and Skeptoid II. A Silicon Valley computer scientist by trade, Brian now uses new media to promote critical thinking. He has appeared on numerous radio shows and television documentaries.

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By Brian Dunning on August 4, 2009 in
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Date: August 4, 2009 Title: Aliens in Roswell Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Brian Dunning Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: Brian Dunning from Skeptoid.com offers a critical analysis of the 1947, Roswell, New Mexico alien spacecraft crash. Bio: Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the podcast Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena (skeptoid.com), applying critical […]

By Brian Dunning on July 17, 2009 in
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Date: July 17, 2009 Title: The Lucifer Project Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: It started with a fanciful story idea by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick, and has grown into a detailed conspiracy theory. Some people believe the real reason for NASA’s deep space probes is to turn Saturn or Jupiter […]

By Brian Dunning on June 10, 2009 in
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Date: June 10, 2009 Title: The Face on Mars Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: Today we look at the face on Mars in the Cydonia Mensae region. Some believe it’s proof of a Martian civilization. But photography, the perceptual phenomenon called pareidolia, and the Law of Large Numbers combine to say that […]

By Brian Dunning on May 20, 2009 in

Date: May 20, 2009 Title: The Missing Cosmonauts Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast Description: In 1961, young Italian amateur radio enthusiasts Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia recorded transmissions they say are from Soviet cosmonauts dying in space, on missions covered up by the Soviets. Is their story plausible? Bio: Brian Dunning is the host and […]