Drunk Science: Human Evolution
635 Sacket St.
718-855-3388 Price: $5-$8
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Drunk Science is an event hosted by comedians Joanna Rothkopf (staff writer at Jezebel), Shannon Odell (neuroscience PhD candidate at Weill Cornell) and Jordan Mendoza (once was pre-med). In each show, three intoxicated comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a panel of real scientists.
Mitra Jouhari (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee)
Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver)
Jaboukie Young-White (Splitsider)
and special guest scientist, Dr. William Harcourt-Smith, Ph.d
William Harcourt-Smith is an Assistant Professor in Anthropology at Lehman College and the Graduate Center at CUNY, and a Research Associate in the Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History. He co-directs the Early Miocene field site of Rusinga in western Kenya. Research interests include the origins of hominin bipedalism, paleoecology and hominoid evolution, primate cranial evolution and geometric morphometric techniques.
And Ernest Myers as IGOR!