Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Video Links
(for readers who like to watch)

Author/NYTimes reporter Philip Shenon has been making the media rounds to promote his 9/11 book, The Commission. Youtube has his five minutes with John Stewart on The Daily Show, as well as his half hour with Democracy Now (in four parts).

Aubrey de Grey (and his beard) recently stopped by The Colbert Show to discuss his book Ending Aging (and the concept therein). Although Colbert initially worries that this is a slap against God's heavenly housing market, the possibility of using it on John McCain appears to win him over in the end.

The Archive of American Television has an exhaustive seven part interview with Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Woman) available here. It starts off slow (the interviewer's fault), and lags a bit from time to time, but it covers just about every aspect of Matheson's life -- from his childhood visits to the public library all the way up to his work on 2002's Hunted Past Reason .