February 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Once Upon a Time in Minneapolis: A Librarian Attends NerdCon

The first NerdCon, the brainchild of Hank Green, was the hot ticket convention for storytellers and story consumers October 8–9 in Minneapolis. The event, filled with YA authors, vloggers, podcasters, and more, focused on storytelling. Librarian Robin Brenner highlights some of the panels and speakers.

Hank and John Green Join PBS to Expand “Crash Course” Video Series

The partnership will make the Greens brothers’ witty, educational YouTube series available through the PBS Digital Studios YouTube channel and PBS LearningMedia.

Pictures of the Week: John Green Fans Outside Carnegie Hall for an Evening of Awesome

Fans outside of Carnegie Hall display their loot from John and Hank Green’s An Evening of Awesome.

‘Nerdfighters’ Sell Out Carnegie Hall to See John and Hank Green Plus Special Guests

New York City’s Carnegie Hall hosted bestselling YA author John Green and his brother Hank this week at “An Evening of Awesome,” a special performance to a sold-out crowd. The event, which featured numerous special guests and a surprise appearance by Neil Gaiman, was lived-streamed through a special partnership with Tumblr.

Photos: John and Hank Green: An Evening of Awesome

Author John Green, brother Hank Green, and special guests the Mountain Goats celebrated the anniversary of ​The Fault in Our Stars​ (Dutton, 2012) with an evening at Carnegie Hall.