In which John responds to Hank's newfound fitness and buffitude by purchasing, and walking on, a treadmill desk. I've been writing on the treadmill desk for more than a week now, and I love it! So far today I've walked more than six miles, and I am walking while typing this. You're not going to be the only fit one in this family, Hank Green!
In which John Green pretends to be Charlie McDonnell by answering the same questions Hank asked him, while signing a lease at his new office and getting the movie option for The Fault in Our Stars signed and notarized. Also, John tells a story about the astronaut who farted on the moon.
And yes, since apparently a lot of you did not know this, the movie rights to my…
(It occurred to me while editing that you are not actually able to confirm that I ever put on pants.) In which John travels to Amsterdam--where he lived for two months while finishing The Fault in Our Stars--to promote the Dutch edition of the book. Along the way he visits places that were important to him and to the made-up people in his novel, including the Spui Square,…
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In which John, having discovered an (inevitable) mistake in The Fault in Our Stars, discusses his list of the five worst typographical errors and grammatical mistakes in the history of the English language, from the Bible to Shakespeare.
In which John celebrates the amazing Lectrojog of Amazing and announces the forthcoming reconstitution of the Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck. All of our royalties from sales of the Nerdfighteria shirt will go to fund the Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck.
In which John goes well and truly mad from signing and then discusses the ruins of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis: I'll be reading from The Fault in Our Stars on November 1st at 7:30 PM at Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University. The event is free and open to the public. On 11/11/11, at 11:11 AM, I'll be at the Bean in Chicago along with other people celebrating… Continue
In which John defies the so-called Wadsworth Constant, which maintains that the first 30% of all YouTube videos can safely be skipped, by giving you Halloween pumpkin tips, some quotes from James Joyce's Ulysses, The Fault in Our Stars, his signature, and so… Continue
In which John discusses critical readings of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, including metaphors and symbols like the color yellow, the green light at the end of the dock, the eyes of Doctor TJ Eckleburg, the valley of ashes, and the American dream.
I also write books. They are not as good as The Great Gatsby. My new one, The Fault in Our Stars, is… Continue
In which John Green discusses the first chapter of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, including thoughts on the role that the ideas of the self-made man and the American dream fuel the beginning of the novel. Themes, metaphors, and symbols are all discussed--although hopefully not in that boring and unlikable way you all find so reprehensible.
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
In which John Green visits Bruges (or as the Belgians and Dutch call it, Brugge) for a day, seeing the famous Belfort and other beautiful buildings along the way before meeting up with Nerdfighters from all over Belgium (and Germany and France). Along the way, he thinks about living amid history and what (if anything) we owe those who have died and those who will later be born. This video is part of a series called "Thoughts from… Continue