Michael Ian Borer In The News

Profile: Michael Ian Borer

September 20, 2019
For sociologist and pop culture expert, event that was born without pretensions on Facebook risks becoming a security crisis in a protected area of the U.S. government.
September 20, 2019
Authorities admit they don't know what to expect as the 'Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us' event kicks off in rural Nevada.
September 20, 2019
A student calls via Facebook to storm Area 51, the mysterious secret base of the US military. What was meant as a joke, developed a dangerous momentum.
September 20, 2019
About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada - at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens - and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies.
September 20, 2019
The music kicked off weekend events — inspired by an internet hoax to “see them aliens” — that Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee said had drawn perhaps 1,500 people to two tiny desert towns.
September 20, 2019
Hundreds have arrived in the desert after a Facebook post inviting people to "see them aliens" got widespread attention and gave rise to festivals this week.
September 20, 2019
When an event that invited people to take the "Area 51" to see the aliens received more than 2 million "I'll be there", its creator Matty Roberts revealed that everything was a joke and canceled that event. However, it was too late and people are motivated to attend.
September 20, 2019
The Air Force has issued stern warnings for people not to try to enter the Nevada Test and Training Range, where Area 51 is located.