David Emery
David Emery

David Emery is a West Coast-based writer and editor with 25 years of experience fact-checking rumors, hoaxes, and contemporary legends, first as a freelancer for About.com (1997-2016), and as a staff writer and editor for Snopes since July 2016. His varied media career has also included stints as a television writer, contributing editor of a (pre-internet) satirical newspaper, and newsroom librarian.

February 30
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George Washington's false teeth, preserved at Mount Vernon
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Ice Spice at the Super Bowl
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Biden campaign rally
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Donald Trump
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Photo of Biden wearing hard hat backwards.
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A movie poster claims Jamie Foxx and Will Smith are starring in a movie called Tombstone. The poster shows two Black men wearing top hats, suit jackets, and ties.
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There is no evidence Donald Trump ever read Hitler's "Mein Kampf."
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Is the war on Christmas real?
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Former President Donald Trump
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Did Trump say we've been waging an all out war on democracy?
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Henry Kissinger
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we're from the government and we're here to help
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Food on a table shows turkey, cranberry, stuffing, and a pecan pie. Pumpkins and fall leaves surround them.
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 Candace Owens is seen on set of "Candace" on May 03, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Hidden safety phone
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Is candy corn flavored ranch dressing real?
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