Apparently We’re all Fish

I’ve known for a long time that humans are fish. Most people know the slightly less specific claim “There is No Such Thing as a Fish” (which has a wonderful podcast named after it.) The idea coming from cladistic taxonomy where the classification of species was redone with a focus on ancestry. (As opposed to […]

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Zinkydoink!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal on art: One of the important things to remember when having grownup conversations is that words get their meanings from us and the way we use them. They are not handed down and set in stone. This becomes a problem when trying to have a conversation with an ordinary sounding word […]

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My New Years Resolution

I’ve always wanted to add comedy to my show. And Facebook is always advertising the Masterclass series to me so I thought I’d try one.

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It works… Bitches

This is a number of years old. In a discussion with Stephen Law somewhere in England, Richard Dawkins made these remarks. Now it’s been re-released by the Richard Dawkins Foundation as one of those animated whiteboard infographics — I can only assume just for the fun of it.

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Derren Brown Interview

British magician Derren Brown is one of the shining stars of magic of our generation, particularly when it comes to magic on TV. In this interview, he explains how his career got started.   But really, what more could anyone want out of life than to give an interview with a small parrot climbing all […]

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