Michael Ian Borer In The News

Profile: Michael Ian Borer

October 31, 2019
Las Vegas is one of America’s booziest cities. And beer has played a big part in developing that reputation.
October 3, 2019
This UNLV sociology professor turns his researcher's eye toward the emerging craft beer scene in Las Vegas.
September 23, 2019
Fears that thousands of alien hunters could attempt to “storm” Area 51 after responding to a viral Facebook event have proved unfounded, with fewer than 200 people turning up at the gates of the secretive US military base.
September 23, 2019
Storm Area 51 has everyone talking about the seclude once-secret military base. So, when people look back at Area 51 and when it garnered national attention to now, and how it sprung back into the pop culture spotlight — it’s very apparent the age of social media was a driving force.
September 23, 2019
A bored college student in Bakersfield, California, logs onto Facebook and creates an alien-themed event as a goof. Two weeks later and more than 400 miles away, a small Nevada town is thrown into turmoil. It’s a prime example of the butterfly effect, part of chaos theory, which Jeff Goldblum warned us about in “Jurassic Park.”
Evening Standard
September 20, 2019
UFO enthusiasts from around the world have descended on a remote Nevada town near the once-secret Area 51 military base.
September 20, 2019
Alien-hunters are arriving near Area 51 after a viral craze that saw them commit to storm the mysterious US military base as a variety of events are taking place to mark the weekend, including music festivals in a variety of locations.
September 20, 2019
The "Storm Area 51" invitation spawned festivals in the tiny Nevada towns of Rachel and Hiko nearest the military site, and a more than two-hour drive from Las Vegas.