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.
“The whole concept could have gone extinct in 1942, in 1983, in 1999, and in 2008, but it didn’t. It’s still here, and it’s better than ever.”
Preview of my upcoming show at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.
As a PhD student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, [Ruben] studied the biophysical properties of potential new malaria drugs — while writing humour columns, performing at storytelling shows and comedy clubs and entertaining wedding guests as a fake rabbi.
Article on the American Association for the Advancement of Science website about a science comedy show I headlined before the March for Science.