Robin Ince – Wednesday 7th November 7.30pm
Why do we make the choices we do in life? Where does anxiety come from? Why are we like we are? Do our parents f*&k us up? Informed by interviews with a bevy of A-list comedians from Jo Brand and Tim Minchin to Ricky Gervais – as well as with neuroscientists, psychologists and doctors – this is a hilarious and often profound primer to the mind.
As a connoisseur of comedy, Robin Ince has spent decades mining our eccentricities to create gags – and watching other strange individuals do the same. And for years on The Infinite Monkey Cage with Brian Cox he has sought – sometimes in vain – to understand the world around us. In this book, he unites these pursuits to tackle some of the biggest questions that intrigue us all.
The ticket price will be discounted against book sales.
Venue: Norman Lockyer Observatory, Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY
Entry: £3 – refundable against book purchases. Bookable via Eventbrite or payable at the door.
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