West began his career as a video game programmer and became best known for his work as lead programmer for Neversoft Entertainment and the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series. Mick has since stopped working in games and now focuses on investigating and explaining conspiracy theories involving chemtrails, 9/11, and false flags. He also provides in-depth analysis of UFOs, pseudoscience, and Flat Earth theory.
West runs Metabunk.org, a website “dedicated to the art of honest, polite, scientific investigating and debunking.” The is primarily a discussion forum, with a focus on providing concise useful resources and attempting to avoid repetitive debate and arguments. It started as a spin-off of his Contrail Science site, as regular posters requested a more flexible forum for discussing a wider range of topics.