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My TED talk has racked up over 2 million views! (TED.com & YouTube)


Here's a brief segment I did for the Comedy Central series Not Safe, with Nikki Glaser.


Taken from atop the Jaguar Temple, full moon, April, 1989.

Taken from atop the Jaguar Temple, full moon, April, 1989.

Risk!

It's an honor to have one of my travel stories featured on the legendary story-telling podcast,  Risk!  Kevin Allison and his team did an amazing job producing this story. I've told this story before, but never heard it like this—not even in my own head. Not even very late at night. If you enjoy how they put this together, be sure to go to the Risk! site and check out some other episodes.


I was invited to appear on NPR's TED Radio Hour, and asked to comment on Lust, as one of the Seven Deadly Sins. As you might suspect, I questioned the premise. I'm the first guest you'll hear, but I've uploaded the whole show here. Here's the link to the NPR page, with text, comments, etc.


I think this is one of the better interviews I've done, with my pal, Thad Russell.


An illustrated interpretation of our book that hit the web recently, by FightMediocrity.


A recent interview with Cenk Uygur, of The Young Turks.


The Joe Rogan Experience

Joe Rogan is as cool as he seems—which is saying something! One of the highlights of my time in Los Angeles has been getting to hang out with funny, smart folks like Joe, Duncan Trussell, Ari Shaffir, Daniele Bolleli, and the rest of that crowd. (Check my podcast for conversations with all these guys.)

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Excerpt from a video about "Her" the Spike Jonze film. I come on at about 9.50 or so.


If you're interested in seeing me in an in-depth, adversarial conversation with someone who is extremely well-versed in the research we presented in Sex at Dawn, but who disagrees profoundly with our conclusions, check out this BloggingHeads conversation I had with Robert Wright, author of The Moral Animal, Nonzero, and many other books.  Please try to ignore my Benjamin Franklin hairdo. What was I thinking?

Here's a sizzle reel for a TV show I pitched in LA a couple of years ago. Since the project's dead in the water, I guess it's cool to share now. Everybody liked the idea, but not enough to throw money at it.


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There was a pretty sweet illustrated essay published recently in Jezebel by/about a young woman deciding/discovering she's polyamorous. Our book played a role in her awakening, so I'm depicted, with a very red nose.

From my TED talk.

From my TED talk.


A recent interview I did with Abby Martin, of RTV.