Hello all. My friend, Mike, has created this AMAZING video. Seriously. I am not just saying that because he is a friend. You can watch it here. Now, Mike needs some encouragement. Mike and Amanda have spent about 4 years making this video. A video about biking across America.
They are ready to go on tour with it, but they are seriously feeling burnt out. What I am asking you amazing nerdfighters: PLEASE, please, PlEaSe go… Continue
Donate to the Uncultured Project. For every 10 dollars donated, I will eat 1 peep on March 23rd. If I fail, the consequences will be dire. Right now, money that nerdfighters donated last year is building a pond sand filter that can give an entire village clean water for years. You can follow that project at Shawn's web site or at his… Continue
In which John discuses the role that Rene DesCartes' fetish for cross-eyed women played in his philosophy regarding free will and the relationship between mind and body. (Really. Turns out philosophers are totally… Continue
In which John discusses the six ways that girls can get guys to like them, and in the process talks about gender constructions and ee cummings and world of warcraft and twilight and giraffe sex. Romantic advice as its very… Continue
Hello! I'm working on the music video for my most recent song, and I need something from y'all, if you're around. Simply get a sheet of paper and a pen, and write in big letters one of the following words: WHAT - MAYBE - BUT - I - THAT - THINK - YOU - KNOW - DON'T - BABY
And then hold it up in front of you and take a picture. The paper should take up most of the image and be in the center of the photo. Your…
March 13th -- I'll be in Indianapolis at the Harrison Center for the Arts at 7 PM reading with two other authors to support the Second Story. It's $5 for students and $8 for everyone else.
THURSDAY MARCH 19: AMSTERDAM! YAY! Details will be announced soon, but in the meantime please tell me if you'll be there (and if you'll be bringing anyone) by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
In which past John, present John, and Willy answer… Continue
In which John discusses the financial crisis, recessions, and the fiscal stimulus bill just passed by the US Congress and expected to be signed by President Obama. And John Maynard Keynes. Oh, and he brags about his Academic Decathalon bronze medal.
If you're wondering why I'm not talking about CEO compensation and corporate jets, it's because they aren't EVEN SLIGHTLY relevant to the health of the American economy.
You can get the book here or at your local bookseller.
In which John answers real questions from real nerdfighters about his new novel "Paper Towns" as part of the Nerdfighter Blurbing Book Club. There are actual several more questions to be answered--look for that video Friday or Saturday. Leave your questions for week-after-next's question Tuesday in… Continue