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
A poem for the college and high school graduates of the year 2011 (and future years as well...I believe it all applies.) Also, past years, if we can ever figure out how make YouTube videos go back in time.
Also, I would like to offer this video to graduates of schools (or whatever it is they have) on other planets.
So...to all of you...get ready to...KEEP LEARNING! With less structure and fewer metrics for… Continue
In which John takes the slow train to Antwerp, Belgium in order to spend a day with no Internet working on the revision of his new novel (which comes out in March). During his brief time in Antwerp, he visits the…
In which Hank talks about the lessons he learned growing up playing simulation games (and does a very good job of not complaining about how mindless gaming has become.)
Sim Games taught me a huge amount about my world and also about who I am. From SImCity I learned that as much as a third of a city is taken up by its roads. From SimEarth I learned what that crustaceans existed before fish. From SimTower I learned that things are never as simple as they seem.… Continue
In which John and his peanut butter face answer questions about romance, books, living (temporarily) in Amsterdam, speaking Dutch, his fancy new iphone that doesn't work, pirates, and who the eff Hank is, among other things.
In which John recalls the time he met Greg Mortenson, the embattled author of Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools. I was once a featured author at a dinner along with Mortenson, and...well...hilarity ensued.
This blog post comes in two parts, kind of, not really, okay it does!
Well nerdfighters, the month of April started about two week ago and that meant VEDA/BEDA for many! VEDA being Vlog Every day In April and BEDA being Blog Every day In April. For those who don’t know what it is I’ll tell you. During the month of April (can also be August due to both beginning with A) people vlog or blog everyday like it indicates on its name.
I'll be in PLAINFIELD, IN THIS THURSDAY at 7PM. The Plainfield Public Library is located at 1120 Stafford Road. The event is free.
In which John answers the top 10 questions people ask google beginning "Is my b...," including: Is my boyfriend gay? Is my boyfriend cheating on me? Is my blood pressure high? Is my baby sick? Is my baby teething? Is my baby a boy or a girl? And most gallingly, is my baby sleeping too… Continue