Tuesday, November 30, 2021

We're all Doomed!

We're all doomed. DOOMED, I say. And what's more I say it in Scientific American. Thanks Kate Wong for letting me say it.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Remarkable People

 I had the honor of being interviewed by Guy Kawasaki on his podcast 'Remarkable People'. Listen here.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

A Date at Alexandria Library VA

Diary date - I'll be zooming in to the Alexandria Library in Alexandria VA to talk about A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth, 7 Dec, 7-8pm Eastern. Details here. https://alexlibraryva.org/event/5750346.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Short but Sweet

Short but Sweet' - that's the view of Een (zeer) korte geschiedenis van het leven in New Scientist (in Dutch).

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Leonard Lopate & Tom Sumner

Yesterday I had the immense pleasure of chatting with Leonard Lopate on his show Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI, the only radio station in NYC hosted by donations. (You can make a donation here). If you missed the show you can catch up with it here.

A few days ago I had a great chat with Tom Sumner on the Tom Sumner Program from WFOV in Flint, Michigan - apologies for drawing your attention to it late! It's been a busy few days. You can make a donation to Tom Sumner's show here.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Wall Street Journal Holiday Special

 The Wall Street Journal picked A (Very) Short &c &c as its topmost tip for science holiday gift books. Fill your stocking here.

Review by the Newtown Review of Books

Robin Riedstra at The Newtown Review of Books (in Sydney, Australia) considers A (Very) Short &c &c as a Fantasy Epic. Read the review here.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

US/Canada Publication Day

Today's the day - A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth is published in North America. You may buy it through this link or your local bookstore. To coincide with US release I present the apocalyptic finale of my AskScience mini-series here.

Interview with Converging Dialogues

Here's an in-depth interview with Xavier Bonilla at Converging Dialogues. It's a long one, so bring sandwiches. And cake.

Monday, November 1, 2021

An Encounter with Hysteria 51

A Mysterious Encounter with Hysteria 51. Straight outta Chicago. With Brent. And a disturbed robot. Click here. I shan't be responsible for the consequences.

Interview with Michael Covel

I've been doing quite a lot of interviews lately and as the publication date of the US/Canada edition of the book approaches,  they are starting to emerge. Here's the first - an interview with Michael Covel on his Podcast Trend Following. Click here for a listen.