Order our first book now! St. Martin’s Press (an imprint of Macmillan) has published our first book, How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech, Math and Engineering from Nerd Nite, a collection of 71 of our favorite fun-yet-informative presentations from around the world over our first 20 years. This book is for anyone who’s curious and enjoys a good laugh. We’re SOOOOO excited. Order now! It features contributions from our amazing presenters that are sure to make you laugh-out-loud, with titles such as “The Science of the Hangover,” “What Birds Can Teach Us About the Impending Zombie Apocalypse,” “Lessons from the Oregon Trail,” and so much more. Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook. Check out this rollicking review by Publishers Weekly! and this ‘holy bible’ of reviews by Scientific American.

TOUR: See us Saturday May 18, 2024 at 11:15am ET at the Gaithersburg (Maryland) Book Festival or Sunday May 19, 2024 at 2pm ET at the Barnes & Noble in Meridan, CT.

So, what is Nerd Nite? We all know learning is more fun when you’re drinking with friends. Thus, Nerd Nite is a monthly event held in 100+ cities (like Tokyo, Miami, London, Fargo, and New York) during which folks give 20 minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines – while the audience drinks along! There are often bands, trivia, and other shenanigans as well. Imagine learning about math feuds, the emu war of Australia, the genealogy of Godzilla, or zombie insects, while having a few. Find a local Nite near you or check out past presentations on our YouTube channel. Sound fun? Join us.

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