History, Conspiracy Theories

Revisiting Pizzagate

Conspiracy theorists spread an improbable story of Satanic cult activities in a restaurant in 2016

John Dean
2 min readNov 3, 2021

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Comet Ping Pong, Washington, D.C. photo by J. Dean

Comet Ping Pong is the curious name of a pizzeria in Washington, D.C. In November 2016, conspiracy theorists published reports identifying the restaurant as the location for a human…

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John Dean

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