Tag Archives: conspiracy theory


Polybius

Description: Poybius is a possibly fictional arcade game that was created during the 90s. There are people who recalled that such a game cabinet existed but no physical copies exist. There are those that believe the cabinets were a part of the MK ULTRA secret experiments  Background: The informant obtained the information through internet videos…. Continue Reading »

Biden’s Body Double

Description: Some people believe that the 2020 president, Joe Biden, is actually played by actor Jim Carrey while the previous president, Donald Trump, remains in power. Background: The informant hears about crazy conspiracies constantly from their mother, who legitimately believes all of it. Transcript: TS: My mom thinks Biden is a body double played by… Continue Reading »

Resident Evil and the Umbrella Corporation – A Covid Conspiracy Theory

Context: My informant, AW, is my 15-year-old brother. He is heavily involved in multiple online gaming communities that exist on Discord and other social platforms. This piece was collected during an informal interview at home when I asked him to share something unique to the gaming community. He has heard about this conspiracy theory from… Continue Reading »

The Jersey Devil

Background:  My informant, NK, is 19 years old and of South Korean descent from both her mother and father’s sides of the family. Her grandparents live close to her, so she spends a lot of time with them. She is very passionate about cooking. Even though she is majoring in biochemical engineering at UC Berkeley,… Continue Reading »