Ever wonder how The Moth got it’s start?
Every day between now and when it closes, we’re going to be featuring one super cool item that you can bid on in this year’s Moth Ball Auction! Today, change your view of the universe over lunch with Professor Brian Greene.
Discuss string theory with New York Times bestselling author Brian Greene over lunch at Hangawi in New York City.
String theory could provide us with a unified theory of all forces and all matter. Unfortunately it is also rather tricky for mere mortals to understand. Fear not, because help is at hand! Brian Greene, Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Columbia University, has been recognized with a Peabody Award and many other prizes for his successful popularization of science.
We’ll ask you for the CliffsNotes later!
[Original photo by wylieconlon on Flickr]
Ever want to get learn chess from a grandmaster? Or get tea with Neil Gaiman? Or even cohost The Moth podcast with Dan Kennedy?
Now’s your chance - our Moth Ball Online Auction is live! Bidding will close on May 16th… and good luck!
The Moth Ball is just over a week away! EXCITING!
Tell us about a time you realized you were in over your head.
twenty something white woman. santa suit. 500 japanese school children.
This week’s podcast: A man’s relationship with a famous writer takes an unexpected twist.
Mike DeStefano was a great friend of The Moth, and started his storyteller career here with one of the most heartbreaking, searing stories ever told on The Moth stage. When he died suddenly in March 2011, we could think of no greater tribute than posting this story.
For your viewing pleasure: Franny’s Last Ride.