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On one man’s struggle to deal with his mother’s murder.
(Episode: How to Rest in Peace; 32 min)
On a disastrous boat trip in Brooklyn.
(Episode: In The Shadow of the City; 22 min)
On crying on airplanes.
(Episode: Put Your Heart In It; 11 min)
On creating a religion using focus groups.
(Episode: A Better Mousetrap; 11 min)
Little Gray Book Series
For several years, I was lucky enough to be a part of John Hodgman’s Little Gray Book Lectures. The below were recorded at the original Galapagos Art Space, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
On testing the power of prayer
(Lecture #22: How to Gamble and Win; 19 min)
On predicting the weather using a pig’s spleen.
(Lecture #18: What Will Happen in the Future?; 17 min)
On the fabulous Fleischer Brothers, inventors of the Bouncing Ball.
(Lecture #2: Hints on Public Singing; 20 min)