Incredibly Interesting Authors
By Boing Boing
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Interviews with authors of books about psychology, science, productivity, weird phenomena, true stories, adventure, how-to, and more.
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 010: Naked and marooned for 60 days on a tiny island||Ed Stafford’s mission: to survive for sixty days equipped with nothing — no food, water, or even clothing — except the video cameras he would use to document his time. Detailing Stafford’s jaw-dropping sojourn on the island of Olourua.||10/27/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 009: Cannabis Pharmacy: the practical guide to medical marijuana||Michael Backes is author of Cannabis Pharmacy. Meticulously researched and written in an easy and accessible style, it provides the clearest, most complete, and most practical information available on the use and benefits of medical marijuana.||9/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 008: The End of Absence author Michael Harris||Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean? An interview with Michael Harris, author of The End of Absence.||9/3/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 007: Comic Book Historian Craig Yoe||Lewis Carroll’s beloved Alice is well known for her colorful adventures in Wonderland. But it wasn’t until she graced the pages of comic books that her experiences became truly bizarre.||5/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 006: Encyclopedia of Early Earth author Isabel Greenberg||Isabel Greenberg is a writer and illustrator who lives and works in North London. In her graphic novel The Encyclopedia of Early Earth, Greenberg combines art, mythology, and humor to tell a story of star-crossed love.||1/30/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 005: Alex Stone, author of Fooling Houdini||In his book Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind (reviewed here), Alex Stone starts by recounting his tragically humiliating disqualification at an international magic competition.||1/14/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 004: Greg Ross of Futility Closet||Futility Closet is a book of arresting curiosities in history, literature, language, art, philosophy, and mathematics. I interviewed the author, Greg Ross.||1/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 003: Paleo Manifesto author John Durant||In his new book The Paleo Manifesto: Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health, Durant argues for an evolutionary – and revolutionary – approach to health.||12/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 002: Jony Ive biographer Leander Kahney||In Jony Ive: The Genius behind Apple’s Greatest Products, biographer Leander Kahney offers a gripping and thorough examination of a remarkably creative career and provides insight into the principles underlying Ive’s success.||11/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Incredibly Interesting Authors 001: Dilbert creator Scott Adams||Interview with Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert and author of the new book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.||11/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
was skeptical but now I'm impressed
It's early days yet but I have been impressed with the authors and the interviewer. These really are interesting people. I bought two of the mentioned books after listening to the interviews.
The main thing is that I generally don't know who these people are and why I should listen to them, but each one has proven worth the time and attention. Good job!