Selected by Ezvid Wiki for “Authors Who Write Wickedly Funny Books.”
Article in The Beacon about a stand-up comedy series in Columbia, MD.
Philadlphia’s Broad Street Review discusses an essay on humor in art that I wrote for the catalogue of Jim Condron’s “Trash Talk: History in Assemblage” at the Delaware Contemporary Art Museum: “There’s a short, witty catalogue, helpfully on the artist’s website. Its highlight is the essay ‘Mixed Media Circus’ by Adam Ruben, the molecular biologist who’s also a writer, TV personality, and standup comic as well as an expert at diverting and subverting his own field.”
Washington Post article about the stand-up class I teach at Johns Hopkins.
Interviewed on WHYY (Philadelphia’s NPR affiliate) about the use of the term “doctor” for someone who only has a PhD.
Interviewed for an article in Smithsonian Magazine about the history of pinball and its applicability to modern smartphone games.
Very nice review by Nick Kelly.
Interview with RVA Magazine previewing my book reading/signing at the <a href=”https://sites.google.com/view/richmondpinballcollective/home”>Richmond Pinball Collective</a>.
Interviewed for an article about graduate school in the UMass Lowell Connector.
Interview about my book on This Flippin’ Podcast.
Interview with the scientific journal Nature about humor and pranks in the lab.
An interview with my former stand-up student (and, briefly, me) in the Baltimore Sun.
Baltimore Sun article about the premiere of a docu-miniseries I’m in, “The Mortified Guide,” at the Sundance Film Festival. Available 2/1/18 on Amazon and 2/14/18 on Netflix.