Monday, December 4, 2023

Holiday Shopping Made Easy

Do you know someone who is into scent? Who loves entertaining explanations of science? Are you still scrambling for gift ideas?

Well, you’re in luck!

Give your special someone a copy of my book What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life. There is plenty of time to have a paperback copy delivered by Christmas.

For a great digital stocking stuffer and no worries about shipping delays, send a gift copy directly to their Kindle! Click the “Give as Gift” button on Amazon to have it delivered instantly, or schedule it to arrive on the recipient’s device at a specific date and time.

If your someone prefers listening to reading, get them the Audible version!

Sunday, January 8, 2023

No Longer in Bug Tussle

Come and listen to my story about a scribe named Jed,

A poor Blogger type, barely kept his timeline fed,

And then one day he was craving more impact,

So up on the web come a brand new Substack.


Free that is, hot takes, check it out.

Scare Tactics: They’re creepy and they’re kooky

Fear-mongering the science on COVID, nose picking, and Alzheimer’s

A Bubble of One’s Own: No book talk for you!

Masking forever in Berkeley

The Zombification of Celebrity Perfumes: Jennifer who?

New fragrances from beyond the grave


Estée Lauder Buys Tom Ford for $2.3 Billion: An illustrated version of the press release

Happy talk to paper over Tom Ford’s vularity


Inside Baseball: The Design of Olfactory Studies: You throw the ball, you hit the ball, you catch the ball

When is a control group not a control group?


A Bibliophile's Christmas: Literary Suggestions for Long Winter Nights

A few favorites and some that never made my reading list


How About . . . Not?: Some New Year’s resolutions for other people

My suggestions for making the world less insufferable.