Peculiar Book Club: esteemed home of the quirky, quizzical, curious, and bizarre *
Finally, a book club for the Peculiars! Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for book club dates with your favorite authors of strange history, medical marvels, and weird science. In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions! Join us, too, for the PopCult Quizzer with host Davey Berris, where science fact meets science fiction.
Coming to you LIVE every second and fourth Thursday at 7 PM EST. Register at Eventbrite and donate to support a book club that even mad scientists would be proud of! (See all Season One authors at the bottom of the page. Visit our store for merch! Join Our Mailing List! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!
*recommended personality traits, though not required for admission
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ALIVE? Join host Dr. Brandy Schillace for a book club date with Carl Zimmer, author of Life’s Edge: The Search for What it Means to be Alive. In true book-club style, you will meet the author and participate in the discussion–so come with questions!
Are you ready to meet the BODY SNATCHERS? Did you know Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has connections to reality? The house, at least, was based on the home of Dr. JOHN HUNTER. The rest of the story? Well… The world of surgery and anatomy in the 18th century offered
Wanderers, Book of Accidents, and the Murky Line between Science and Fiction Tonight our 7pm show brings on author, comic book writer, screenwriter, and blogger for Terrible Minds: CHUCK WENDIG! He’s written for Star Wars (notably, the creator of the Marshal Cobb Vance, now featured in Mandalorian), he’s penned shuddering
Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science! Do you know what a leucotome is? It looks a *lot* like an ice pick, and was used for…well. Scrambling a bit of brain, to be frank. Science is a force for good in the world—at