Chemtrails Are Too Crazy for Even the Tea Party to Believe

Dennis Mersereau · 04/23/15 02:12PM

It’s hard to imagine a conspiracy theory so off the rails that it makes people involved with one of the country’s major Tea Party groups throw their hands up in the air and go “whoa, man, this is too much,” but lo and behold, chemtrails rose to the challenge.

Chemtrails Don't Exist and Shasta County Is Ground Zero for Stupid

Dennis Mersereau · 07/24/14 01:30PM

The makers of Reynolds Wrap are thrilled to announce the latest loony chapter in the long running battle against chemtrails, with residents of Shasta County, California DEMANDING that their county stop the federal government from spraying them with non-existent chemicals. L'horreur!

Why I Write About (and Debunk) the Chemtrail Conspiracy Theory

Dennis Mersereau · 05/27/14 10:30AM

In 2003, Barbra Streisand frantically tried to censor pictures of her home in Malibu after someone posted them online. In 2003, millions of people saw pictures of Barbra Streisand's home in Malibu. In what became known as the Streisand effect, attempts to suppress information about something usually backfires and leads to even more publicity for the supposedly secret thing.

Insane Lady Yells at Clouds and Sprays Vinegar at the Sky

Dennis Mersereau · 03/25/14 12:30PM

Last Monday was the three year anniversary of the iconic video of that insane lady in Utah spraying her backyard with vinegar to rid the sky of "chemtrails" and making her son videotape the occasion as proof for the internet. The lady truly believes that spraying vinegar at the sky will magically ascend 35,000 feet to dissipate some clouds she doesn't like.