Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Bad Science: A Brief History of Bizarre Theories
Program category: History
Science
Program length: 45 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size:
Program description: "Bad Science: A Brief History of Bizarre Misconceptions, Totally Wrong Conclusions, and Incredibly Stupid Theories won the 2011 Silver Medal for Humor, in the Independent Publisher's Awards. This program takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, secret testing on people, and all kinds of really ridiculous ideas. From the ancient Greeks to the present, the history of science has been fraught with persecution, fraud, and ignorance on a massive scale--but that doesn't mean we can't laugh about it!
Space/special requirements: Projector and laptop for Powerpoint. Can bring my own if not available.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee:
Other notes: Request ability to sell my books after the program.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Central
South Central
Capital District
Metro
Southeastern
Program last updated: 01/17/2014
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Linda Zimmermann
Phone: 845-469-7529
Mailing address: 105 Hardscrabble Road
Chester, NY 10918
E-mail address: lindazim@optonline.net
Website: http://www.gotozim.com
   
Previous appearances at: Wisner Library, Warwick, Ellenville Public Library, New City Library, Hyde Park Free Library, Monroe Free Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016

 

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