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Mar 17: Conversations at Fountain Bookstore, Richmond, VA

Join me for a Crowdcast on Wednesday, 3/17/21 at 2pm ET for a 15-20 minute interview, followed by 15-20 minutes of audience Q&A!  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 inspired the book! I’ll be

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Mar 19: Brandy Appears 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

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Mar 24: Author Event at Mac’s Backs in Cleveland

New Book Event, 7pm, March 24! Brandy Schillace, author of Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey’s Head, the Pope’s Neuroscientist and the Quest to Transplant the Soul will participate in a virtual event with Mac’s Backs on Wednesday, March 24th at 7 p.m.  This is a virtual event; register here!

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Overnight America

Dr. Brandy Schillace joins host Ryan Wrecker (KMOX 1120, The Voice of St. Louis) to discuss her new book, “Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey’s Head, the Pope’s Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul.” Listen to the full show here.

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Mar 8: Politics and Prose Live with Lindsey Fitzharris!

A second author event will be held on March 8th at Politics and Prose, where I will be joined by the marvelous Lindsey Fitzharris (author of The Butchering Art) to talk about all things head/body transplant. RSVP for the event below! Monday, March 8, 2021 – 6 p.m. Click Here

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Mar 4: On Air with John Fugelsang

On March the 4th, 9:30PM (EST), I will be joining John Fugelsang on Tell Me Everything (SiriusXM Progress Channel at night, available in podcast form after). For more, see TMEJF on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TMEJF/

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Mar 2: Book Launch at McNally Jackson

Join me for the launch of my latest book, MR. HUMBLE AND DR. BUTCHER! I’ll be giving a short author talk and Q&A with renowned science journalist Ed Yong at McNally Jackson. Details and RSVP below! We will be presenting this event virtually, using Zoom. RSVP here. The mesmerizing biography

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Appearing on NPR Here and Now: Coronavirus and Grief

Every day, people are dying from COVID-19. They are our family members, our friends, our neighbors and community members. For most, there will be no traditional wakes, funerals, memorials, burials or church ceremonies to help us process our emotions. So how do we begin to grieve and make sense of

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Interviewed by Jodi Kantor, New York Times

‘We’re Going to See What Else the Word Funeral Can Mean’ — As the coronavirus pandemic limits people’s ability to mourn, they are finding new ways to say goodbye. I was honored to be among those interviewed for Jodi Kantor’s latest in NYT Dilemmas. This series takes a long hard

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