John Hodgman (accompanied by his personal troubador, Jonathan Coulton), provides a hilarious look into his first book, The Areas of My Expertise, which is a brilliant (and funny) compendium of trivia and wisdom on topics large and small. Make sure you stay tuned for the author’s theme song (performed by Coulton) and the Q&A by walkie talkie, which has to be a podcasting first!
Also huffduffed as…
Hodgman’s new book, More Information Than You Require, is a compilation of humorous fake trivia, and it’s a continuation of his last book, the best-selling The Areas of My Expertise. And it begins on Page 237 –- exactly where The Areas of My Expertise left off.
"You ask yourself, ‘What is it I think I know?’ and you say it with a straight face," he said. "And if you can’t think of what to say, there’s always the Internet."
Dispatches from E3 2005