51 episodes

The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

Skeptoi‪d‬ Brian Dunning

    • Social Sciences
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

    Inside the Mountain Meadows Massacre

    Inside the Mountain Meadows Massacre

    Myths, conspiracies, and coverups cloak this 1857 massacre of American emigrants.

    • 16 min
    Things You Don't Need to Know podcast preview

    Things You Don't Need to Know podcast preview

    A preview of the podcast "Things You Don't Need to Know" with Ari Cagan.

    • 7 min
    The Year's Best of Skeptoid

    The Year's Best of Skeptoid

    My personal favorite Skeptoid episodes from each and every year of its production.

    • 19 min
    History That Doesn't Suck podcast preview

    History That Doesn't Suck podcast preview

    A preview of History That Doesn't Suck, the podcast that combines US history with storytelling.

    • 11 min
    Illuminating Our Lady of Zeitoun

    Illuminating Our Lady of Zeitoun

    This Marian apparition from Egypt has some science fiction explanations and a sound one.

    • 17 min
    Tartaria and the Mud Flood

    Tartaria and the Mud Flood

    Some claim that all of world history is a coverup for the mighty ancient nation of Tartaria.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

This nick was free ,

Consistently excellent

The Skeptoid podcast is great for debunking and also learning curious little facts.

Marf1009 ,

Good show.

Interesting topics, well researched.

Paul: ,

From Ireland

Top class show, short and to the point!!
Tons of solid info in a short time!
Great work Brian !!

Best Wishes,
Paul

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