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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

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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United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Ginkgo Biloba

6/30/2021
John Green reviews a particular Ginkgo biloba tree. The Anthropocene Reviewed book is out now and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller! 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

Duration:00:29:40

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

5/18/2021
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:...

Duration:00:25:38

Penguins of Madagascar and the Smallpox Vaccine

4/29/2021
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...

Duration:00:27:56

Plague

9/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:25:48

The Anthropocene Reviewed, Reviewed

8/27/2020
John Green reviews the podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed.

Duration:00:24:38

Mortification and Civilization

7/30/2020
John Green reviews mortification and civilization.

Duration:00:27:22

Seventeen Listener Suggestions, Reviewed

6/25/2020
John Green reviews seventeen--that’s right, seventeen--topics suggested by listeners who emailed him at anthropocenereviewed at gmail dot com.

Duration:00:22:31

You'll Never Walk Alone and Jerzy Dudek

5/28/2020
John Green reviews the song You'll Never Walk Alone the performance of a Polish goalkeeper named Jerzy Dudek on May 25th, 2005.

Duration:00:27:29

Monopoly and Academic Decathlon

4/30/2020
John Green reviews the board game Monopoly and a high-school nerdfest called the Academic Decathlon.

Duration:00:24:14

Humanity's Temporal Range

3/26/2020
John Green reviews humanity's temporal range.

Duration:00:22:58

Staphylococcus Aureus and the Non-Denial Denial

2/27/2020
John Green reviews a micro-organism, staphylococcus aureus, and a rhetorical device called the non-denial denial.

Duration:00:23:40

Works of Art by Agnes Martin and Hiroyuki Doi

1/30/2020
John Green reviews two works of visual art—a series of six paintings by Agnes Martin called “With My Back to the World,” and an untitled 2003 ink drawing by Hiroyuki Doi.

Duration:00:21:52

Auld Lang Syne

12/26/2019
John Green reviews Auld Lang Syne in this podcast's first ever one-review episode.

Duration:00:24:46

Notes App and Sports Rivalries

11/27/2019
John Green reviews the Notes app and the strange phenomenon of sports rivalries.

Duration:00:22:58

Capacity for Wonder and Sunsets

10/31/2019
John Green reviews humanity’s capacity for wonder and sunsets.

Duration:00:23:47

QWERTY Keyboard and the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō

9/26/2019
John Green reviews the QWERTY keyboard layout and a bird species called the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō.

Duration:00:23:29

Hot Dog Eating Contest and Chemotherapy

8/29/2019
John Green reviews a hot dog eating contest and chemotherapy.

Duration:00:25:18

Air Conditioning and Sycamore Trees

7/25/2019
John Green reviews air conditioning and sycamore trees.

Duration:00:23:48

Gray Aliens and Rock Paper Scissors

6/27/2019
John Green reviews Rock, Paper, Scissors and the little gray aliens that humans began imagining—or possibly seeing—in the early 20th century.

Duration:00:22:54

Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Stickers and the Indianapolis 500

5/30/2019
John Green reviews two sensorial wonders: scratch ‘n’ sniff stickers and the Indianapolis 500.

Duration:00:22:50