Selected Press Appearances

 

Television

Your Bleeped Up Brain, H2 (History 2) Channel, Four-part series, 2013
Good Morning America: “Loch Ness Monster,” 2012, ABC Television
Daily Planet: “Chupacabra” 2011, Discovery Canada
MysteryQuest: “The Real Amityville Horror” 2010, KPI / Discovery Channel
“Messengers” (Pilot) 2009, Lou Reda Productions
Big Urban Myth Show: “Kidney Theft”2003, MTV
Big Urban Myth Show: “Pokemon Hysteria” 2003, MTV
Miracle Detectives: “Holy Apparitions” 2010, Pilgrim Films / OWN Channel
MonsterQuest: “Chupacabra” 2008, White Wolf / Discovery Channel
MonsterQuest: “America’s Loch Ness Monster” 2009, White Wolf / Discovery Channel
“America’s Loch Ness Monster” 2005, Learning Channel
Daily Planet: “Igopogo Lake Monster” 2007, Discovery Canada
“Encounters” (Pilot) 2004, Dirty Rig Prod. /Ontario, Canada
“Larry Barker Investigates” 2009, KRQE News
Is It Real?: Ogopogo. 2008, National Geographic Television
Is It Real?: Ghost Ships. 2009, National Geographic Television
Is It Real?: Bigfoot. 2008, National Geographic Television
Is It Real?: Sleepwalking. 2008, National Geographic Television
And dozens of local TV stations across the country.

 

Print

Outside magazine, March 2013
PLos (Public Library of Science) blog, 2012
Time magazine blog, February 2012
The New York Times, May 25, 2011: conspiracy theories
Chicago Tribune, October 21, 2009: culture of celebrity
Vanity Fair, December 2009: predator panics
The New York Times, November 10, 2009: ghost investigations
Kansas City Star, May 2, 2009: rumors, media panics, and urban legends
USA Today, November 12, 2009, 2012 apocalypse fears
Psychology Today, March 2003, mass hysteria
New Scientist, December 23, 2000: Bigfoot
Associated Press, various dates and topics
Ladies Home Journal, July 2007: ‘The Secret’ pseudoscience
Kansas City Star, June 3, 2005: conspiracies
Pittsburgh Tribune, January 4, 2008: hypnosis and psychology
London Free Press News, August 25, 2003: crop circles
The Week, November 7, 2003: Halloween urban legends
Kansas City Star, August 13, 2008: Bigfoot
The National Enquirer(!), March 1, 2004: urban legends
Kansas City Star, May 24, 2003: media hype
New York Daily News, October 31, 2002: ghost investigation
Kansas City Star, September 30, 2002: urban legends
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 17, 2002: Bigfoot
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 21, 2002: Bigfoot
Noticias (Spanish language), July 9, 2005: urban legends
Fortean Times, various dates and topics
The Buffalo News, March 20, 2007: ‘The Secret’ pseudoscience
Playthings magazine, February 2007: Barbie dolls and feminism
Idaho State Journal, May 20, 2007: Bigfoot
Weekly Alibi newspaper: various dates and topics
The Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2007: predator panics
Syracuse New Times, June 2, 2004: lake monsters
The Buffalo News, June 15, 2007: labyrinths
Daily Courier (British Columbia, Canada), July 27, 2005: lake monsters
The Albuquerque Journal, August 2, 2009: ghost investigation
The Albuquerque Journal, April 15, 2011: chupacabra
Skeptic, various dates and topics
North Jersey Herald News, October 24, 1999: urban legends
Cincinnati Enquirer, October 31, 2005: dowsing
Scienza & Paranormale (Italy), July 2000: 10% of the brain myth
Noticias (Spanish language), April 9, 2004: 10% of the brain myth
Pensar (Spanish language): various dates and topics
Southern Medical Journal, February 2001: Pokemon panic
VIVA (Spanish language), August 2007: lake monsters
Buffalo Spree magazine, September 2005: paranormal investigation
Jackson Hole Star Tribune, October 15, 2007: ghost hoaxes

Radio & Podcasts

The Edge of the Unknown radio show
Grand Dark Conspiracy
Sasquatch Detective Radio
Think Atheist Show on Blog Talk Radio
Beyond Ghosts paranormal podcast
CBC Radio with Rob Breakenridge
Paradigm Shift radio
Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx
Mancow Muller Show
Strange Universe
NewsTalk Radio Ireland
Milenio 3 (Spain)
MonsterTalk
The Paranormal Podcast
Strange Frequencies Radio
Skeptics Guide to the Universe
Skepticality
Paradigm Shift radio
Paranexus Universe Radio
FATE Radio show
Grand Dark Conspiracy show
And hundreds of other radio stations across the country and around the world.

 

Online News

Yahoo News
Life’s Little Mysteries.com
NBC News
ABC News.com
CNN.com
BBC News
CBC News.com
Fox News
MSNBC
Christian Science Monitor
Salon.com, August 31, 2007: predator panics
Newsday.com, May 16, 2005: faked abduction reports
Cryptomundo.com, various dates and topics
PBS TeacherSource, May 23, 2006: predator panic
LiveScience.com, various dates and topics
DiscoveryNews.com, various dates and topics
The Sunday Times (U.K.): male victims of domestic violence
FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting), April 1,2009: predator panics
ForensicPsychologist.com, October 31, 2009: Halloween panics
RogerWatersonline.com, May 11, 2004: urban legends (dark side of the moon)
HealthScout.com, February 26, 2001: Pokemon panic