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
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.
On this edition of “Health Yeah! With Monica Robins,” Monica speaks with author Dr. Brandy Schillace. She writes non fiction on death and dying, the history of science and steampunk. Dr. Schillace just released a new book, titled ‘Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher’ A Monkey’s Head, the Pope’s Neuroscientist and
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
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
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!
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