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A ship full of Helens and other news…

I’ve just sent one of my infrequent newsletters (read it here) featuring such excellent events as “The Night That Launched A Thousand Ships” – my fundraiser full of science, stories, sea-faring and Helens on the Cutty Sark – and more live shows coming up soon.

You can also read the latest news about our Podcast of Unnecessary Detail, get a discount on Spoken Nerd DVD if you work in education, hear about my periodic table of puns and how I persuaded an actor to dress up as a motivational Zumba giraffe at the Natural History Museum and perform my “Evolution Disco” show last month.

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Helen Scales, Helen Czerski, Helen McDonald, Helen Farr, Helen Pilcher and Natalie Haynes on the Cutty Sark this Sunday night
Janina Smith as a giraffe

Our new show is out on DVD, download and… floppy disk…?

Yes, it’s finally here! You Can’t Polish A Nerd is now available to buy in multiple formats from the Spoken Nerd shop, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft Store, YouTube Movies, Xbox and Maths Gear.

Head here to get your copy!

We’re incredibly proud of how it’s turned out, after 18 months of throwing everything we’ve got at the production. And yes, we really have released the show across 227 limited edition floppy disks… you can still buy an individual 3.5 inch disk with a unique numbered 30 seconds of the show, a special presentation version of the DVD booklet, and an HD download of the show so you can actually watch it.¬† But you have to be quick – stocks are running low, and once all 227 are gone, they’re all gone!

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