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Ep. 2 – GEEKS

In the second episode of The Oxford Comment, Lauren Appelwick and Michelle Rafferty celebrate geekdom! They interview a Jeopardy champion, talk sex & attraction with a cockatoo, discover what makes an underdog a hero, and “geek out” with some locals.

Featured in this podcast:

Jesse Sheidlower, Editor-at-Large (North America) of the Oxford English Dictionary, author of The F-Word

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Matt Caporaletti, “Advertising Account Supervisor from Westwood, NJ,” Jeopardy champion

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David P. Barash and Judith Lipton authors of Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Our Revenge

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Scott T. Allison and George R. “Al” Goethels, authors of Heroes: What They Do and Why We Need Them. Check out their heroes blog!

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The Ben Daniels Band

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Sharon Zukin, author of Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places, Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College & the CUNY Graduate Center. Read her OUPblog posts!

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Benjamin Kabak, author of popular subway blog Second Avenue Sagas

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Charles Komanoff, creator of the Balanced Transportation Analyzer

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Gelf Magazine

Vincent Valk, contributing writer, also online editor for Chemical Week magazine

Max Lakin, contributing editor (click here to read his piece on Sharon Zukin and Naked City)

Adam Rosen, contributing editor, host of the Non-Motivational Speaker Series

Recent Comments

  1. FezNJ

    Great job Michelle and Lauren..now get your galleys out for review.

    –ur boss

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