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News about last year’s Ig Nobel Prize winners, in slow French

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Who would not want to hear a news report about last year’s Ig Nobel Prize winners, reported aloud in slow French? Anyone who DOES want to hear that can hear it, thanks to the web site News in Slow French. Their report is called “Cérémonie de remise des prix Ig Nobel 2019.”

“And Then It Began”– an Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Maria Ferrante, who starred in many of the Ig Nobel operas.

The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK.

The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony will be webcast September 17, 2020 at www.improbable.com.

Coordinator, Narrator, & Typist: Seth Gliksman

“The The Woman and Miss Sweetie Poo”– an Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Glenda Browne, Ig Nobel Literature Prize winner, for her study of the word “the” — and of the many ways that word causes problems for anyone who tries to put things into alphabetical order.

Thanks to Jenny Browne as a guest voice and Jon Jermey.

The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK.

The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony will be webcast September 17, 2020 at www.improbable.com.

Coordinator, Narrator, & Typist: Seth Gliksman

“Let Me Do The Duck Talk” – An Ig Nobel Prize favorite moment

Friday, July 31st, 2020

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Kees Moeliker, Ig Nobel Biology Prize winner for documenting homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck. Guest appearance: Sezen Moeliker.

The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK.

And for those of a more Dutch inclination:

The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony will be webcast September 17, 2020 at www.improbable.com.

Coordinator, Narrator, & Typist: Seth Gliksman

“Dung Beetle Astronomy”— an Ig Nobel favorite moment

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

This historic Ig Nobel Favorite Moment video stars Geri Sullivan, who helped organize many of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremonies. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. The moment she describes happened at the 2013 ceremony.

The 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony will be webcast September 17, 2020, at www.improbable.com

Video Coordinator, Narrator, & Typist: Seth Gliksman

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