Skeptoid Media
Science, Society & Culture

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. The Internet stream has 128,000 weekly listeners, plus many more on syndicated radio. The web site and podcast are nonprofit and listener supported.

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About the Host
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Host Name: Brian Dunning
Science writer Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the Skeptoid podcast ( with a weekly audience of 128,000 listeners, and the author of seven books on scientific skepticism. He is the writer and presenter of the documentary films Here Be Dragons ( and Principles of Curiosity ( He has appeared on numerous radio shows and television documentaries, and also hosts the science video series inFact with Brian Dunning ( A computer scientist by trade, Brian uses new media to showcase the rewards of science and critical thinking. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and lives in central Oregon with his family.
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science, skepticism, debunking, pseudoscience, urban legends, conspiracy theories

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