Following up on the last post, here’s George Johnson with Stephen Colbert. Where else on TV could someone recreate one of Faraday’s experiments? The new Mr. Wizard?
A French tv channel has a daily science program for young people called “C’est pas Sorcier”(It’s not magic). So far it has had 400 episodes.
I hate that guy, stephen colbert. “God did it”. Fuck that motherfucker. He needs to read Dawkin’s Unweaving the Rainbow damn it.
It’s either “Ce n’est pas sorcier” or those Frenchies are being sarcastically French. The above translation (#1) means “It’s magic.”
Carl: I hope you will delete (and ban) the foul comment from Andrew. Thanks.
P.S. I am enoying Microcosm. Oddly, I put it on hold at my local library, and the library checked it out to me the day before the book was available in stores.
The French often leave out “ne” in such cases. It is more literary to say something like “ce n’est pas”, but usually people just say “c’est pas”. They mean the same thing.
Um, Andrew, I think you are missing the point of the show buddy. Take a deep breath.
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Okay–after some technical difficulties I won’t bore you by recounting, I have an announcement. For the…
Really, it’s not like I’ve discovered a new element or anything. See you tomorrow.
…to spill beans. Any minute now, honest.
…at 5 today. [That’s 5 pm EST–sorry for the confusion.]
[Hint…I’ve turned off the comments till then.]
I’m sure you’d like to pretend that you have nothing in common with a tapeworm.