UNBORED TOUR
By: Joshua Glenn | Categories: Kudos

Boston- and New York-area friends,

I will be making the following appearances, in support of my new book UNBORED, this fall.

UNBORED provides over 300 pages of activity ideas for kids, including classic science experiments, crafts and upcycling, board game hacking, code-cracking, geocaching, skateboard repair, yarn bombing – and more!

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  • November 3, in Coolidge Corner (Brookline): event at Brookline Booksmith, 5 pm
  • December 4, in Harvard Sq. (Cambridge): kid-friendly event at Harvard Book Store, 7 pm
  • December 16, in Brooklyn (NY): event at The powerHouse Arena, 3 pm
  • December 20, in Jamaica Plain (Boston): 2nd kid-friendly event at City Feed & Supply, 4 pm

FIND DETAILS ON ALL OF THESE EVENTS BELOW!

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NOVEMBER 3: BROOKLINE BOOKSMITH (BROOKLINE, MASS.), 5 pm
JOSHUA GLENN — BOOK SIGNING & DEMONSTRATION

Event for UNBORED: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SERIOUS FUN (Bloomsbury, October 16). An event at which a few volunteer kids will be invited to try out a fun project; readings will be kept to a minimum.

BOSTON.COM CALENDAR LISTING FOR THIS EVENT

MORE INFO ABOUT THE EVENT.

Location: Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline. 617/566-6660

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DECEMBER 4: HARVARD BOOK STORE (CAMBRIDGE, MASS.), 7 pm
JOSHUA GLENN — BOOK SIGNING & DEMONSTRATION

Event for UNBORED: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SERIOUS FUN (Bloomsbury, October 16). An event at which a few volunteer kids will be invited to try out a fun project; readings will be kept to a minimum.

Watch this space.

Location: Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave., Cambridge.

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DECEMBER 16: POWERHOUSE ARENA (BROOKLYN, NY), 3 pm
JOSHUA GLENN & ELIZABETH FOY LARSEN — BOOK SIGNING & DEMONSTRATION

Event for UNBORED: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SERIOUS FUN (Bloomsbury, October 16). An event at which a few volunteer kids will be invited to try out a fun project; readings will be kept to a minimum.

EVENT INFO

Location: The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn. 718-666-3049

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DECEMBER 20: CITY FEED (JAMAICA PLAIN, MASS.), 4-7 pm
JOSHUA GLENN — BOOK SIGNING & DEMONSTRATION

Event for UNBORED: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SERIOUS FUN (Bloomsbury, October 16).

Plus, there will be a rock band, made up of several local teenagers — my son Sam on bass.

Location: City Feed & Supply, 672 Centre St., Jamaica Plain

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Joshua Glenn is an author, publisher, and semiotic analyst. He is co-author (with Mark Kingwell and the cartoonist Seth) of THE IDLER'S GLOSSARY and THE WAGE SLAVE'S GLOSSARY, co-editor of the object-oriented story collections TAKING THINGS SERIOUSLY and (with Rob Walker) SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS, and co-author (with Elizabeth Foy Larsen) of the family activities guide UNBORED and three forthcoming spinoffs, including UNBORED Games. He is editor of HILOBROW and publisher of the Radium Age science fiction imprint HiLoBooks. Also: Glenn manages a secretive online community known as the Hermenautic Circle; he is founding editor of the e-book club Save the Adventure; and he's a frequent co-host of Boing Boing's podcast GWEEK. In the ’00s, Glenn was an editor, columnist, and blogger for the Boston Globe's IDEAS section, he co-founded the international semiotics website SEMIONAUT, and contributed to CABINET, SLATE, and elsewhere. In the ’90s, he published the high-lowbrow zine/journal HERMENAUT, worked as a dotcom and magazine editor, and contributed to THE BAFFLER, FEED, and elsewhere. His publishing company is King Mixer, LLC; and his semiotic analysis consultancy is Semiovox LLC. He lives in Boston with his wife and children.