A Brooklyn-based monthly event series where various speakers present brief, multimedia lectures on a shared theme. Presented by Stay Free! and hosted by Charles Star, Adult Ed takes place on the first Tuesday of the month at Union Hall in Park Slope -- except in July and August. Shows start at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:30.
Everyone (well, just about) deserves a standing ovation. That's why Laura Silver and Shawn Shafner have been clapping for Monday morning commuters by the 7th Ave subway station. Is it performance art? A social movement? Plain ol' neighborliness? A report from the front lines. [Unsung Heroes, October 2011]
Drawing on examples from Hollywood's Spiderman franchise, Kriota Wilberg explains how human wrist and hand anatomy would need to be altered in order to accommodate caches of radioactive spider silk. [March 2010]
This presentation covers the proper way to engage the living dead in combat without a firearm, and survive. From Adult Education's "Safety Lessons" program on March 3, 2009. Roger Ma is the founder of The Zombie Combat Club, an organization that develops strategies and techniques to battle the living dead without the use of a firearm. He is also the Team Chief for one of New York City's Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), a civilian volunteer group that assists first responders in the e...
WFMU DJ Gaylord Fields explores the sixties phenomenon of fake Beatles albums. This lecture was given at Adult Education, a Brooklyn-based monthly event series where various speakers present brief, multimedia lectures on a shared theme. http://adult-ed.net
Charles Star presents the worst toys ever, from a 2008 lecture. This is part of Adult Education, a Brooklyn-based monthly event series where various speakers present brief, multimedia lectures on a shared theme. See: http://adult-ed.net
A look at the historic study The Ape and the Child, where a scientist attempted to raise a chimpanzee as a sibling for his son.