Brian Doherty


Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).

Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington PostThe Wall Street JournalLos Angeles TimesMother JonesSpinNational ReviewThe Weekly StandardSan Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.

He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.