Additional Videos 2017-11-16T21:07:28+00:00

ADDITIONAL VIDEOS

Cool Jobs in Science

Appearance on the Science Channel‘s “Head Rush,” 2010.

Stand-Up about Science

Excerpt from a performance at the DC Improv, 2008.

The Grad Student Rap

Mentioned in the New York Times and available on iTunes!  Starring The Notorious Ph.D., MC Freeze, and introducing Bob Koestler as the evil advisor.  Music by Derek “EggyToast” Young, lyrics by Adam Ruben, directed and edited by Chuck Na.Appearance on the Science Channel‘s “Head Rush,” 2010.

Outtakes from the Grad Student Rap

Outtakes from the Grad Student Rap video, some of which ended up in the actual video.

Stand-Up at 2006 Funniest Jewish Comic Contest

In June 2006, I won second place in the Jewish Week‘s Funniest Jewish Comic Contest at the Laugh Factory in Times Square.

Ignite Wilmington 6

My 5-minute, 20 auto-advancing-slide talk for Ignite Wilmington 6:  “Public Perception of Science:  Lessons from a Dead Sheep.”

“Food Detectives”: MSG, Part 1

In this episode of “Food Detectives” (Season 2, Episode 4), Ted Allen and I investigate MSG at a restaurant in Chinatown.

“Food Detectives”: MSG, Part 2

In this episode of “Food Detectives” (Season 2, Episode 4), Ted Allen and I investigate MSG at a restaurant in Chinatown.

“Food Detectives”: Mentos and Diet Coke

In this episode of “Food Detectives” (Season 2, Episode 3), Ted Allen and I demonstrate that Mentos + Diet Coke = Fun!

Documentary: “One Man, Two Very Opposite Trades”

A short documentary about the dual life of a scientist comedian, made by American University film students Patrick Jones, Elaine Seward, and Marco Theopil (2008).

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