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Science Riot Inc is excited to announce that we’re recruiting for a new Peer Revue series in Little Rock, Arkansas. If you are interested in joining our production team, or in learning how to organize a variety of other science outreach programs, please email kyle@scienceriot.org! If you are a professional (or amateur) in any STEM-adjacent field you can sign up for our science communication workshops with professional comedians, three weeks that will take you from “I don’t know how to talk about my topic it’s so boring” to doing a five-minute stand up set about it. You can sign up here! […]

Coming to Little Rock


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The line-up for our upcoming show includes 5-6 STEM professionals that have completed a crash-course in comedy writing and performance, and professional improv comic Mark Rantal as host. Special guest comedian Dr. Kevin is a practicing veterinarian and professional stand-up comedian with 11 years on Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets. Last time we checked he was off tranquilizing and collaring endangered species in Mongolia. In a snowstorm.Doors open at 7 pm Show starts at 8 pm The shows usually sells out ahead of time, so get your tickets early and come see what all the talk is about! Buy tickets here: […]

April 14th – Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald headlining!


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Science Riot is proud to be providing speakers and programming support for the Colorado Springs satellite March for Science. This article was expanded from notes taken during initial meetings with march organizers. Printable PDF  is available for download. Only 1 in 5 scientists do outreach. How many will actually march for science? …and other challenges faced by March For Science organizers. Like many scientists, I have often lamented that only half of Americans accept human evolution, a third believe that astrology is scientific, and 1 in 4 disagree that the Earth revolves around the Sun1. This problem has been getting worse […]

March for Science on April 22nd



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The Peer Revue shows what happens when you cross a scientist with a comedian? (Reposted from the Colorado Springs Independent) by Griffin Swartzell (@GFeatherQuill)   It’s hardly perfect, but science remains the best tool humans have to understand the vast and wondrous world around us. Yet, for any number of reasons, scientific knowledge and the scientists who expand our understanding of the world can feel locked-off and inaccessible. But that doesn’t have to be. At least not according to geneticist Ilea Heft. She’s also the Colorado Springs-area producer for The Peer Revue, a program that takes scientists, mathematicians and engineers […]

Feature in the CS Indy


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The Peer Revue at Ivywild Friday, April 14th Ivywild 1604 S Cascade Ave Colorado Springs, CO Doors open at 7 pm Show starts at 8 pm The Peer Revue is a wildly successful event series that throws STEM professionals on stage to perform stand-up comedy about their backgrounds. Think of it like TED Talks but funny. Cheer on local scientists turned comedians as they attempt standup for the first time and wax hilarious about the unique nuances of their work. The line-up for the upcoming Colorado Springs show includes 6-8 STEM professionals that have completed a crash-course in comedy writing and performance.  It will […]

April 14 @ Ivywild


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The Peer Revue Encore Show at the Space Foundation Friday, March 3rd The Space Foundation 4425 Arrowswest Dr Colorado Springs, CO 80907 Doors open at 6:30 pm Show starts at 7:30 pm The Peer Revue is a wildly successful event series that throws STEM professionals on stage to perform stand-up comedy about their backgrounds. Think of it like TED Talks but funny. Cheer on local scientists turned comedians as they attempt standup for the first time and wax hilarious about the unique nuances of their work. The line-up for the upcoming Colorado Springs show includes 6-8 STEM professionals that have […]

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Don’t miss our upcoming show at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science this Friday, February 10th! Cheer on local scientists turned comedians as they attempt standup for the first time and wax hilarious about the unique nuances of their work. This one-of-a-kind comedy night for science fans will get you laughing with (and at!) some of the biggest brains in town. 18+, cash bar. RSVP on Facebook. Get your tickets before they’re gone!

Denver Museum February 10th!


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Join us for the first Peer Revue show of 2017… The Peer Revue is a wildly successful event series that throws STEM professionals on stage to perform stand-up comedy about their backgrounds. Think of it like TED Talks but funny. Cheer on local scientists turned comedians as they attempt standup for the first time and wax hilarious about the unique nuances of their work. The line-up for the upcoming Colorado Springs show includes 6-8 STEM professionals that have completed a crash-course in comedy writing and performance, nationally touring comedian Eric Henderson, and professional improv comic Mark Rantal as host. Doors […]

Peer Revue Jan 20


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Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 pm Denver Museum of Nature & Science Ages 18+ Ticket price: $12 member; $15 nonmember Visit the DMNS event page to purchase your tickets now! Cheer on local scientists turned comedians as they attempt standup for the first time and wax hilarious about the unique nuances of their work. This one-of-a-kind comedy night for science fans will get you laughing with (and at!) some of the biggest brains in town.  A cash bar will be available. Our line up for the night includes a geologist, an ornithologist, a biologist, a microbiologist, and a professional poet! Our host will be Andrew […]

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