A.J. Jacobs, Author

Show and Tell #324: A.J. Jacobs

A.J. Jacobs is an author, journalist, lecturer and human guinea pig. He has written four New York Times bestsellers that combine memoir, science, humor and a dash of self-help. Among his books are The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All. He has given several TED talks that have amassed over 10 million views. His latest book is “The Puzzler,” which Booklist called “ridiculously entertaining,” and The New York Times called “A romp, both fun and funny.” He was the answer to 1 Down in the March 8, 2014 New York Times crossword puzzle. He is owner of the world’s hardest and most time-consuming puzzle ever made.

02:55 – Stave Puzzles
06:56 – Liberty Puzzles
10:05 – Ground News
12:26 – Kevin recommends Upstract
14:26 – Askhole conversation cards
25:11 – Stretch belt
27:55 – Bonus – stretchy shirts from Mizzen and Main
29:54 – AJ Jacobs’s new book The Puzzler


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