conspiracy-theories

How America’s Insane Dairy Lobby Made Milk Every State’s Official Beverage

Along with the TV commercial for Cats on Broadway and the one for mail-order CD compilation Pure Moods, another ad from childhood lingers. Initially airing…

Alex Jones Is Tearing Apart r/PerfectlyCutScreams, the Funniest Place on Reddit

The subreddit PerfectlyCutScreams was once a pure space filled with fun and happiness. Then the Alex Jones fandom stormed through and set fire to it…

The Documentary Filmmaker Trying to Unravel Europe’s Longest-Running Conspiracy Theory

Americans seem to have an inexhaustible fascination with political conspiracy theories. For more than 55 years, we’ve argued about who killed JFK, and more recently,…

The Truth About Jeffrey Epstein Is Far Uglier Than the Conspiracy Theories Surrounding Him

When news broke that Jeffrey Epstein had hanged himself in a Manhattan jail cell, I braced myself for the memes, conspiracy theories and Twitter punchlines….