In which John discusses Part 1 of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, "The Hearth and the Salamander," including discussions of Guy Montag, Clarisse, the complicated relationship between technology and nature, and more. Huzzah for the Nerdfighter Book Club!
If you'd like to keep a couple old friends atop the bestseller list, you can pick up The Fault in Our Stars and/or Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children at your local bookstore or from amazon. TFiOS: http://dft.ba/-tfios Miss Peregrine: http://amzn.to/xuSvdA
In which John makes a video for future John, future Hank, and future Katherine about what happened at the 2012 Tour de Nerdfighting and how it felt. Thanks to everyone who came out for the tour this year, to all the awesome independent bookstores and theaters that hosted us, and to the nice nerdfighter who held the camera.
In which John reads the first chapter of his new book, The Fault in Our Stars, to you in lieu of making a real video today. I hope you like it, and that it's not too awkward hearing a 34-year-old man pretend to be 16-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster.
You can preorder your signed copy of The Fault in Our Stars at your local independent bookstore:… Continue
The Fault in Our Stars has a beautiful cover designed by the brilliant Rodrigo Corral. I hope you like it, too. The entire first printing of The Fault in Our Stars will be autographed by me. You can… Continue
In which John answers questions about The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, whether and when that boy you're dating will kiss you, his muggle nature, Scotland's national animal (which is not the bagpipe), manga, paradoxes, and many other things.
In which Hank and John answer real questions from real nerdfighters. Hank's question tuesday debut! We didn't get through many questions...but it was fun...really fun. So fun that we're going to have to do an out-takes video… Continue
Preorder The Fault in Our Stars: http://dft.ba/-tfios Hank and John play FIFA: http://dft.ba/-badfifa
In which John and Hank reunite in beautiful Missoula, Montana in order to discuss punishments, gallbladder removal, video games, and Hanklerfish.
In which John celebrates financial independence by explaining how minimum-wage summer jobs can become incredibly lucrative if only you save some of your money in a retirement account. In the US, the most common retirement accounts are called IRAs (IRAs have tax advantages), but any investment account will do. Just sock the money away in a low-fee diverse mutual fund, wait 50 years, and enjoy the magic of compound interest.
In which John does his happy dance because his new book, The Fault in Our Stars, is #1 on Amazon and Barnes and Noble's bestseller lists thanks to the indefatigable awesome of nerdfighteria. To thank you, I'll be signing every copy of the first printing of TFiOS. Also, I give you some homework in re. The Great Gatsby.
In which John discusses the editorial process involved in the creation of his new book (still no official title!) and also his previous books Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, and Paper Towns. He also discusses Gloria, the project currently on display at the Venice Biennale's US Pavilion featuring work by artists Allora & Calzadilla in collaboration with members of the US gymanstics and track and field teams, organized by the Indianapolis Museum of… Continue