History Hit with Dan Snow

The superpower rivalry of the Cold War had many different fronts, space, the rice paddy fields of south-east Asia and even the operating theatre. The desire to push the envelope of human ingenuity led Dr Robert J. White to conduct a series of successful head transplants on monkies during the 1970s with the eventual aim […]

Brandy on the Bob Cesca Show

LISTEN NOW. Dr. Brandy Schillace — [Graphic Content] Dr. Schillace is a medical historian, an editor, and the author of the brand new book titled Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher, the real life story of Dr. Robert White, the neurosurgeon who successfully transplanted a monkey’s head onto another monkey’s body. It’s an utterly fascinating page-turner […]

SCIENCE NIGHT at Fountain Bookstore, May 13th at 6pm EDT

Join me for a night of bizarre science and fascinating facts (and a two-headed dog)! I will be appearing for Science Night at the Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA!  We’ll be having a short informal chat about the science and ethics behind Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher, as well as some of the things that […]

Mar 19: Brandy Appears with Charming Disaster!

Poster features Brandy and advertises the event with Charming Disaster

How about some punk, goth, noir in your Friday? Add some head transplant shenanigans and I think you are in for a treat! I’ll be joining Charming Disaster, a musical duo based in Brooklyn and inspired by the gothic humor of Edward Gorey and Tim Burton, the noir storytelling of Raymond Chandler, the murder ballads […]