Science

The Anthropocene Reviewed

John Green

+14 FANS
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. Here on The Anthropocene Reviewed, we review different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.
Best
Newest
Looking for recently uploaded episodes
Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Stickers and the Indianapolis 500

22:41 | May 30th

John Green reviews two sensorial wonders: scratch ‘n’ sniff stickers and the Indianapolis 500.
Episode 15: Prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment

19:11 | Apr 25th

John Green reviews the teenage celebration known as prom and the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.
Episode 14: The Hall of Presidents and New Partner

0:00 | Mar 28th

John Green reviews the Hall of Presidents and the song "New Partner" by Palace Music.
Episode 13: Velociraptors and Harvey

20:26 | Feb 28th

John Green reviews velociraptors and the 1950 film Harvey.
Episode 12: Indianapolis and Love at First Sight

22:05 | Jan 31st

John Green reviews Indianapolis and love at first sight.
Episode 11: Teddy Bears and Penalty Shootouts

24:47 | Dec 27th, 2018

John Green reviews teddy bears and penalty shootouts.
Episode 10: Tetris and the Seed Potatoes of Leningrad

22:46 | Nov 15th, 2018

John Green reviews the video game Tetris and the seed potatoes of Leningrad.
A Word From John

05:37 | Nov 8th, 2018

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 ...Show More
Episode 9: Pennies and Piggly Wiggly

21:28 | Oct 25th, 2018

John Green reviews an ostensible form of currency and a grocery store chain.
Episode 8: Whispering and the Weather

19:16 | Sep 27th, 2018

John Green reviews an unvoiced way of speaking and the state of the atmosphere. Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode: brilliant.org/anthro
Episode 7: The Yips and CNN

20:12 | Aug 30th, 2018

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
Episode 6: Lascaux Paintings and the Taco Bell Breakfast Menu

17:50 | Jun 28th, 2018

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
Episode 5: Hawaiian Pizza and Viral Meningitis

20:34 | May 31st, 2018

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
Episode 4: Super Mario Kart and the Bonneville Salt Flats

17:46 | Apr 26th, 2018

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
Episode 3: Googling Strangers and Kentucky Bluegrass

18:42 | Mar 28th, 2018

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
Episode 2: Halley's Comet and Cholera

18:36 | Feb 21st, 2018

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
Episode 1: Canada Geese and Diet Dr Pepper

16:44 | Jan 29th, 2018

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/anth...Show More