Deputy Editor of Skeptical Inquirer science magazine
Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and folklorist, member of the American Folklore Society, and the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research.
Award-winning author, co-author or editor of over twenty books and thousands of articles on a wide variety of topics including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, and media literacy
Co-founder and co-host of two podcasts, MonsterTalk (2009-2012, winner of the 2012 Parsec award) and Squaring the Strange (2017 to present)
Board game creator and puzzle designer
Owns a collection of Chupacabra shirts large enough to be cataloged.