What’s the Deal with Troy Davis?

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the case of Troy Davis, the Georgia man convicted of killing off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989. Davis received a death sentence, which was carried out late on the night of September 21, after the Supreme Court denied a stay of execution. Many are convinced... Continue Reading →

Fake Teens VI: Online Teens

Spoiler warning: This post contains complete spoilers for the film Catfish. Caught The Truth 2.0 In 2007, 22-year-old New York photographer Yaniv "Nev" Schulman received an adorable Myspace message from a young girl in Michigan. Abby Wesselman, 12 years old, wanted to show him some of her paintings, including one based on one of his... Continue Reading →

Public Service Announcement

Contrail Chemtrail May 1-8 has been declared Canadian Chemtrail Awareness Week. So remember, the next time you see a contrail, think of it as a chemtrail. This message has been brought to you by The Committee for WTF Is In Our Oxygen.

Conspiracy Monday: "33 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Be True B.S."

Inspired by this Cracked.com list of real conspiracies, Jonathan Elinof of the website New World Order Report posted a list of 33 "conspiracy theories" that turned out to be true. Then a commenter at the Above Top Secret forums posted a shorter list of real-life conspiracy theories. The problem is, all of the things listed... Continue Reading →

Hoaxes From Space Part I: Bob Lazar

Gotta have his hustle tight.The Pimp Daddy of UfologyThis year marks the 30th anniversary of the first public appearance of Bob Lazar.If you're at all interested in UFOs, you've probably seen video clips of Lazar chatting calmly and matter-of-factly about his experiences with extraterrestrial spaceships warehoused in the Nevada desert. In his Dan Dreiberg glasses... Continue Reading →

Two Years Among the Truthers

The Significant Other has retired from 9/11 Truth activism after 2+ years. I have come to realize that total immersion in this movement can be more damaging to the psyche than I ever imagined. I even feel physically lighter now that I'm not reliving the trauma and pain of 9/11 every single day - watching... Continue Reading →

Chicago Tea Party Rant a Hoax?

On March 2, a Playboy.com article by Mark Ames and Yasha Levine, "Backstabber: Is Rick Santelli High On Koch?" (since removed from the site), revealed that CNBC commentater Rick Santelli's apparently spontaneous rant of Feb. 19th, in which he suggested having a "Chicago tea party" to protest Obama's housing stimulous plan, was really a carefully... Continue Reading →

Christine Maggiore (1957-2008): A Sad and Inevitable End

I have just learned that Christiane Maggiore died on December 27, at the age of 52. My condolences and sympathy go out to her only living child. She did not have to die so soon. Maggiore's friends and supporters say her six-month bout of fatal pneumonia was in no way related to her HIV/AIDS. They... Continue Reading →

Doesn’t Dance With Wolves (and other Holocaust memoir hoaxes)

Misha Defonseca: A new addition to the Bogus Holocaust Memoirists Hall of Shame Don't you just love it when your timing is spot-on? Today I was skimming through some of my notes on suspected literary frauds. These are cases that set off all my B.S. bells, but I can't prove they're bogus: The works usually... Continue Reading →

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