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Brian Dunning

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.
Recent episodes featuring Brian Dunning
Skeptoid #705: Listener Feedback: The Plot Thickens
Listeners offer some updates and new information to previous episodes.
Skeptoid #704: The Green Children of Woolpit
In the 12th century, a pair of mysterious children with green skin surprised English villagers.
Skeptoid #703: Your Weirdest Thing, Vol. 3
I give my thoughts trying to solve some of your weirdest experiences.
Skeptoid #702: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
These risky medical devices are increasingly being sold to treat conditions they don't treat.
Detective Trapp podcast preview
A preview of the new podcast Detective Trapp from Wondery, with host Chris Goffard.
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Bend, OR, USA
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17 hours, 18 minutes