Science Comedian and Communications Expert to Perform March 16
BATON ROUGE – Spend an evening laughing out loud when science comedian Brian Malow
performs his standup routine, “Rational Comedy for an Irrational Planet,” at LSU Union
Theater on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. Malow will dispel myths and misconceptions
about science, explore the science in science fiction, exercise brains and tickle
funny bones. The performance is free and open to the public.
Malow has appeared on the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” co-hosted programs
on The Weather Channel and produced science videos for Time Magazine and audio pieces
for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s radio show. He has also blogged for Scientific American and
worked in science communications at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
He has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco
Chronicle, and Nature, Science, and Symmetry magazines.
Before the performance, Malow will give a presentation to LSU faculty about communicating
and connecting science to difference audiences, drawing on his 20 years of experience
as a science comedian. The presentation will be held at 3 p.m. in the Hill Memorial
DATE: Thursday, March 16, 2017
TIME: 3 p.m. LSU faculty presentation
7 p.m. Rational Comedy for an Irrational Panel routine
For more information on Malow, visit http://www.sciencecomedian.com and follow him on Twitter @sciencecomedian.
LSU has a video uplink studio with live broadcast capabilities. Contact us to set
up an interview.
Contact Dawn Jenkins
College of Science
LSU Media Relations