Science writer Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the Skeptoid podcast and the author of seven books on scientific skepticism. Skeptoid is one of the longest running and consistently most popular independent podcasts, having surpassed 100 million downloads in January 2017. 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.