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
Here's the Latest Episode from The Anthropocene Reviewed:
John Green reviews mortification and civilization.
John Green reviews seventeen--that’s right, seventeen--topics suggested by listeners who emailed him at anthropocenereviewed at gmail dot com.
John Green reviews the song You'll Never Walk Alone the performance of a Polish goalkeeper named Jerzy Dudek on May 25th, 2005.
John Green reviews the board game Monopoly and a high-school nerdfest called the Academic Decathlon.
John Green reviews humanity's temporal range.
John Green reviews a micro-organism, staphylococcus aureus, and a rhetorical device called the non-denial denial.
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.
John Green reviews Auld Lang Syne in this podcast's first ever one-review episode.
John Green reviews the Notes app and the strange phenomenon of sports rivalries.
John Green reviews humanity’s capacity for wonder and sunsets.
John Green reviews the QWERTY keyboard layout and a bird species called the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō.
John Green reviews a hot dog eating contest and chemotherapy.
John Green reviews air conditioning and sycamore trees.
John Green reviews Rock, Paper, Scissors and the little gray aliens that humans began imagining—or possibly seeing—in the early 20th century.
John Green reviews two sensorial wonders: scratch ‘n’ sniff stickers and the Indianapolis 500.
John Green reviews the teenage celebration known as prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.
John Green reviews the Hall of Presidents and the song "New Partner" by Palace Music.
John Green reviews velociraptors and the 1950 film Harvey.
John Green reviews Indianapolis and love at first sight.
John Green reviews teddy bears and penalty shootouts.
John Green reviews the video game Tetris and the seed potatoes of Leningrad.
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 the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin.
John Green reviews an ostensible form of currency and a grocery store chain.
John Green reviews an unvoiced way of speaking and the state of the atmosphere. Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode: brilliant.org/anthro
John Green reviews a sporting malady known as the yips and the 24-hour news network, CNN. Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this episode: skillshare.com/anthro When I First Went to Sea by Katie Else: https://www.katieelse.com/music
John Green reviews a 17,000-year-old painting and the Taco Bell breakfast menu. Thanks to Simple Contacts for sponsoring this episode: simplecontacts.com/anthro
John Green reviews a pineapple and ham yeasted flatbread and an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode: https://www.dashlane.com/anthro
John Green reviews a kart racing video game series and a vast expanse of salt-encrusted earth located in the desert of northwestern Utah. Thanks to Backblaze for sponsoring this episode: http://backblaze.com/anthro
John Green reviews a plant species with no relationship to Kentucky and the contemporary practice of searching for the lives of people you don't know. Thanks to this episode's sponsors. Audible: audible.com/anthro Casper: casper.com/anthro
John Green reviews Halley's Comet, a celestial body visible from Earth once in a lifetime, and cholera, an infection caused by bacteria and people. Thanks to audible for sponsoring today's episode: http://audible.com/anthro
John Green reviews Canada Geese (a bird species that was not too long ago on the brink of extinction) and Diet Dr Pepper (a zero-calorie soda popularized by a man named Foots). Thanks to Audible for sponsoring today's episode. http://audible.com/anthro