Last night, as I was flying in to San Francisco, Matt Cain pitched the first perfect game in Giants history. Now, a casual observer might think these events were unrelated, but to ancient alien theorists, the connection between them could not be more obvious. Thus, you should come to Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park this evening at 7pm, to see what amazing events will happen next.

Well, OK, the most that will probably happen is that I might read a bit from the How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog in a silly voice. But you don’t know that I won’t use my awesome ancient alien magic to transmute lead into gold, Deepak Chopra books into useful medical advice, or the Golden State Warriors into a competitive NBA franchise. Unless you come to Kepler’s tonight.

Be there, or settle for reading about it in the papers and lying to your grandchildren when they ask where you were when all that awesome stuff happened in 2012.

Comments

  1. #1 Neil Cousins
    Half Moon Bay, California
    June 14, 2012

    Chad, you’ll be happy to know that in the past month, the Warriors have expressed their intent to move the team from Oakland to San Francisco. I think (and I think they think) that the success of the Giants and the 49ers will rub off. Maybe.

    I love stopping by Kepler’s whenever I’m in Menlo Park. I was planning on working from home today, but if I can, I’ll make the trip over the hills to catch your show this evening.

  2. #2 Chad Orzel
    June 14, 2012

    Well, in a less happy development for everyone, my arrival also seems to have triggered a massive foul-up of the Bay Area transportation system– some sort of fire shutting down BART and backing up all roads and bridges. Hopefully, that will clear up by this evening, but I wish anybody traveling to the event good luck…

  3. #3 Lee
    United States
    June 15, 2012

    It was good to meet you, my family and I (except for the boy with short attention span) really enjoyed it. I’m curious if the questions that night were typical of what you get?

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