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The Anthropocene Reviewed

WNYC

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

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WNYC

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

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 the concept of 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 scratch ‘n’ sniff stickers and the Indianapolis 500.

Duration:00:22:50

Prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment

4/25/2019
John Green reviews the teenage celebration known as prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.

Duration:00:19:20

The Hall of Presidents and New Partner

3/28/2019
John Green reviews the Hall of Presidents and the song "New Partner" by Palace Music.

Duration:00:21:42

Velociraptors and Harvey

2/28/2019
John Green reviews velociraptors and the 1950 film Harvey.

Duration:00:20:48

Indianapolis and Love at First Sight

1/31/2019
John Green reviews Indianapolis and love at first sight.

Duration:00:22:13

Teddy Bears and Penalty Shootouts

12/27/2018
John Green reviews teddy bears and penalty shootouts.

Duration:00:24:56

Tetris and the Seed Potatoes of Leningrad

11/15/2018
John Green reviews the video game Tetris and the seed potatoes of Leningrad.

Duration:00:22:54

A Word From John

11/8/2018
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.

Duration:00:05:37