The Anthropocene Reviewed

By WNYC Studios and Complexly

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 Nov 16, 2019

Julia
 Nov 15, 2019
Simply fantastic.


 Nov 5, 2019
I give the Anthropocene Reviewed five stars.


 Nov 1, 2019


 Sep 27, 2019

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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios

Episode Date
Capacity for Wonder and Sunsets
23:38
<p><a href="http://www.twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a><span><span> </span></span><span>reviews </span><span>humanity’s capacity for wonder and sunsets.</span></p>
Oct 31, 2019
QWERTY Keyboard and the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō
23:20
<p><span><a href="http://www.twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a> reviews </span><span>the QWERTY keyboard layout and a bird species called the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō.</span></p>
Sep 26, 2019
Hot Dog Eating Contest and Chemotherapy
25:09
<p><span><a href="http://www.twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a> reviews</span><span> </span><span>a hot dog eating contest and chemotherapy. </span></p>
Aug 29, 2019
Air Conditioning and Sycamore Trees
23:40
<p><span><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a><span> </span>reviews </span><span>air conditioning and sycamore trees.</span></p>
Jul 25, 2019
Gray Aliens and Rock Paper Scissors
22:16
<p><span><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a><span> </span>reviews</span><span> <span>Rock, Paper, Scissors and </span></span><span>the little gray aliens that humans began imagining—or possibly seeing—in the early 20</span><span>th</span><span> century.</span></p>
Jun 27, 2019
Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Stickers and the Indianapolis 500
22:41
<p><span><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a><span> </span>reviews</span><span> <span>scratch</span><span><span> </span>‘n’ sniff stickers and the Indianapolis 500.</span></span></p>
May 30, 2019
Prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment
19:11
<p><span><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a> reviews</span><span> the teenage celebration known as prom and<span> </span>the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.</span></p>
Apr 25, 2019
The Hall of Presidents and New Partner
<p><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a> reviews <span>the Hall of Presidents</span><span><span> </span>and the song "New Partner" by Palace Music. </span></p>
Mar 28, 2019
Velociraptors and Harvey
20:26
<p><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a><span><span> </span>reviews v<span>elociraptors</span><span> and </span><span>the 1950 film Harvey.</span></span></p>
Feb 28, 2019
Indianapolis and Love at First Sight
22:05
<p><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen">John Green</a> reviews <span>Indianapolis and love at first sight.</span></p>
Jan 31, 2019
Teddy Bears and Penalty Shootouts
24:47
<p><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen?lang=en">John Green</a><span><span> </span></span><span>reviews teddy bears</span><span> and penalty shootouts.</span></p>
Dec 27, 2018
Tetris and the Seed Potatoes of Leningrad
22:46
<p><span><a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen?lang=en" target="_blank">John Green</a> reviews the video game Tetris and the seed potatoes of Leningrad.</span></p>
Nov 15, 2018
A Word From John
5:37
<p><span>The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author <a href="https://twitter.com/johngreen?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">John Green</a> (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.</span></p>
Nov 08, 2018
Pennies and Piggly Wiggly
21:28
<p>John Green reviews an ostensible form of currency and a grocery store chain.</p>
Oct 25, 2018
Whispering and the Weather
19:16
<p>John Green reviews an unvoiced way of speaking and the state of the atmosphere. Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode: brilliant.org/anthro</p>
Sep 27, 2018
The Yips and CNN
20:12
<p>John Green reviews a sporting malady known as the yips and the 24-hour news network, CNN. Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this episode: skillshare.com/anthro When I First Went to Sea by Katie Else: https://www.katieelse.com/music</p>
Aug 30, 2018
Lascaux Paintings and the Taco Bell Breakfast Menu
17:50
<p>John Green reviews a 17,000-year-old painting and the Taco Bell breakfast menu. Thanks to Simple Contacts for sponsoring this episode: simplecontacts.com/anthro</p>
Jun 28, 2018
Hawaiian Pizza and Viral Meningitis
20:34
<p>John Green reviews a pineapple and ham yeasted flatbread and an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode: https://www.dashlane.com/anthro</p>
May 31, 2018
Super Mario Kart and the Bonneville Salt Flats
17:46
<p>John Green reviews a kart racing video game series and a vast expanse of salt-encrusted earth located in the desert of northwestern Utah. Thanks to Backblaze for sponsoring this episode: http://backblaze.com/anthro</p>
Apr 26, 2018
Googling Strangers and Kentucky Bluegrass
18:42
<p>John Green reviews a plant species with no relationship to Kentucky and the contemporary practice of searching for the lives of people you don't know. Thanks to this episode's sponsors. Audible: audible.com/anthro Casper: casper.com/anthro</p>
Mar 28, 2018
Halley's Comet and Cholera
18:36
<p>John Green reviews Halley's Comet, a celestial body visible from Earth once in a lifetime, and cholera, an infection caused by bacteria and people. Thanks to audible for sponsoring today's episode: http://audible.com/anthro</p>
Feb 21, 2018
Canada Geese and Diet Dr Pepper
16:44
<p>John Green reviews Canada Geese (a bird species that was not too long ago on the brink of extinction) and Diet Dr Pepper (a zero-calorie soda popularized by a man named Foots). Thanks to Audible for sponsoring today's episode. http://audible.com/anthro</p>
Jan 29, 2018