The Anthropocene Reviewed The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
The Anthropocene Reviewed

The Anthropocene Reviewed

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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios

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Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your Name 250,000 Times

John Green reviews an Icelandic hot dog stand and the act of signing your name 250,000 times in a four-month period. The Anthropocene Reviewed book is out now! The San Francisco Chronicle called it the perfect book for "whenever you need a reminder of what it is to feel small and human in the best possible way." Order a copy online or at your local bookstore: anthropocenereviewedbook.com John is on (virtual) tour this week to celebrate the book release. For more information and tickets: johngreenbooks.com/appearances A fan-made web site that allows readers of The Anthropocene Reviewed to share where each copy ends up: theanthropocenereviewed.com Episode art by Nadim Silverman.

Penguins of Madagascar and the Smallpox Vaccine

Preorder The Anthropocene Reviewed book, out May 18, 2021: https://sites.prh.com/anthropocenereviewedbook Join John Green and special guests on the The Anthropocene Reviewed virtual book tour! Each ticket purchased will grant access to the respective live event and include a signed copy of The Anthropocene Reviewed. Ticket links and more information at http://www.johngreenbooks.com/appearances. Tour dates: Monday, May 17th at 4:30 PM PT / 7:30 PM ET Northeast Event in partnership with The Wilbur Theatre With special guest Clint Smith Tuesday May 18th at 7:00 PM PT / 10:00 PM ET Western Event With special guest Sarah Green Wednesday, May 19th at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET Southern Event With special guest Hank Green Saturday, May 22nd at 1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET Midwest Event With special guest Ashley C. Ford For every ticket purchased, $2 will be donated to Partners In Health. $1 is included in the ticket price, and my publisher Dutton will match every $1.

Plague

John Green reviews historical outbreaks of bubonic and pneumonic plague. The Anthropocene Reviewed book will be released on May 18, 2021 and is available for preorder now.

The Anthropocene Reviewed, Reviewed

John Green reviews the podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed.

Mortification and Civilization

John Green reviews mortification and civilization.

Seventeen Listener Suggestions, Reviewed

John Green reviews seventeen--that's right, seventeen--topics suggested by listeners who emailed him at anthropocenereviewed at gmail dot com.

You'll Never Walk Alone and Jerzy Dudek

John Green reviews the song You'll Never Walk Alone the performance of a Polish goalkeeper named Jerzy Dudek on May 25th, 2005.

Monopoly and Academic Decathlon

John Green reviews the board game Monopoly and a high-school nerdfest called the Academic Decathlon.

Humanity's Temporal Range

John Green reviews humanity's temporal range.

Staphylococcus Aureus and the Non-Denial Denial

John Green reviews a micro-organism, staphylococcus aureus, and a rhetorical device called the non-denial denial.

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