Alex Boese

Alex Boese


Alex Boese holds an M.A. in the history of science from the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Elephants on Acid, Hippo Eats Dwarf, and Electrified Sheep. He is the creator of He lives near San Diego, California. He created the Museum of Hoaxes in 1997. It began as research notes for his doctoral dissertation but soon made its way onto the web where it rapidly transformed into a full-time means for him to procrastinate. As proof of this, he never finished the dissertation, but the Museum, during the same period of time, grew enormously. He's written articles for a number of magazines, including Smithsonian, New Scientist, and Mental Floss. In his capacities as a 'hoaxpert' (hoax expert) and bizarre-experiment expert, he has been interviewed by many radio stations, newspapers, and magazines including NPR, BBC Radio, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and USA Today.



Past Shows:

  • Hoaxes & April Fool's

    Alex Boese talked about his Museum of Hoaxes and April Fool's Day. UFO historian Richard Dolan updated disclosure developments.More »

Last Night

Alien Abduction / Life of Bill Mumy
Alien Abduction / Life of Bill Mumy
Author and filmmaker L. A. Marzulli talked about his latest documentary researching the phenomenon of alien abduction. Followed by actor and musician Bill Mumy on the release of his autobiography, and his work in such shows as Lost in Space.
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