Jul 24, 2018
By Valerie Massie
PART ONE – PRACTICAL DEBUNKING
Richard welcomes a former video-game programmer who helped create the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise. He now moderates a popular fact-checking forum where he looks at how people can get trapped in a conspiratorial rabbit hole, and how you can help them out. West puts his debunking techniques and best practices to the test with four of the most popular false conspiracy theories today (Chemtrails, 9/11 Controlled Demolition, False Flags, and Flat Earth)
GUEST: MICK WEST is a science writer and professional debunker. While he began his career as a video games programmer, his primary focus at the moment is investigating and explaining conspiracy theories.
He also covers more esoteric topics such as UFOs, pseudoscience, Flat Earth, photo analysis, and other quackery. Mick has appeared on numerous major media outlets, including CNN, CBS This Evening, the Joe Rogan Experience, and many others.
Additional Website: MICKWEST.COM
Escaping the Rabbit Hole: How to Debunk Conspiracy Theories Using Facts, Logic, and Respect is available through Amazon.com
PART TWO – CRYPTOZOOLOGY CONFIRMATION
Richard is joined by one of the featured speakers who will appear at the Hill-Con Paranormal Convention 2018
His eleven published books acknolwledge the paranormal from treatises to attempting to uncover the archetypal genesis of such cryptids as mermaids and werewolves.
GUEST: RONALD MURPHY JR. has been fascinated with the paranormal since he was a child. This passion continued with him and he researches the paranormal from a multidisciplinary perspective. He delves into the creation of archetypes of various cryptids and phenomena. He has researched throughout the US and the UK. He currently is the co host of two radio programs carried on the Paranormal UK Radio Network— The Crypto Realm and Inside the Goblin Universe.
Books by Ronald L Murphy Jr. through Amazon.com
Hill-Con Paranormal Convention 2018
September 22, Hill View Manor, New Castle PA