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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 679 Ratings

The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios

    Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your Name 250,000 Times

    Icelandic Hot Dog Stand and Signing Your Name 250,000 Times

    John Green reviews an Icelandic hot dog stand and the act of signing your name 250,000 times in a four-month period.

    • 25 min
    Penguins of Madagascar and the Smallpox Vaccine

    Penguins of Madagascar and the Smallpox Vaccine

    John Green reviews the opening scene of the movie Penguins of Madagascar and the smallpox vaccine. The Anthropocene Reviewed book will be released on May 18, 2021 and is available for preorder now. Tour details in show notes!

    • 26 min
    Plague

    Plague

    John Green reviews historical outbreaks of bubonic and pneumonic plague.
    The Anthropocene Reviewed book will be released on May 18, 2021 and is available for preorder now. 

    • 24 min
    The Anthropocene Reviewed, Reviewed

    The Anthropocene Reviewed, Reviewed

    John Green reviews the podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed.

    • 23 min
    Mortification and Civilization

    Mortification and Civilization

    John Green reviews mortification and civilization.

    • 27 min
    Seventeen Listener Suggestions, Reviewed

    Seventeen Listener Suggestions, Reviewed

    John Green reviews seventeen--that’s right, seventeen--topics suggested by listeners who emailed him at anthropocenereviewed at gmail dot com. 

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
679 Ratings

679 Ratings

LittleP72 ,

Nigh on perfect

Never written a review before but compelled to do so for the Anthropocene Reviewed. It’s wonderfully informative, beautifully constructed, hugely quirky. The soothing tone of John’s voice and the measured delivery of his own writing puts this world of wrongs to right. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Quadkkkk ,

The highest quality

Thank you, it’s a wonderful piece of work. Hoping you return to us soon.

Fan back in the day ,

After the plague episode

I found the episode moving, I look forward to when new ones resume.

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