S J Gould spread misinformation about evolution to 2 generations of nonspecialists. I collected some quotes from prominent biologists about his charlatanism: Eg "I believe Gould was a charlatan" - EO Wilson "something of an intellectual fraud" - Trivers
Today, it is 40 years since Gould & Lewontin (1979) published their (in)famous "Spandrels"-article. Here are some revealing quotes about Gould's dishonesty, big ego and obsession to become famous, including one revealing one from his ally Lewontin