Zach Weinersmith

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

Zach Weinersmith

Talk: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

Zach Weinersmith is the artist behind one of the most popular webcomics on the web, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, touching on topics like philosophy, science, or religion. In this discussion, he explains how he got into the business of webcomics, his inspirations, the good and bad of the internet, and how to make a living out of this. One important tool for this, nowadays, is Kickstarter, which Zach used to fund several book publications. Finally, the Festival of Bad ad Hoc Hypotheses, also known as BahFest, is discussed - a gathering of scientists talking about plausible ideas that are completely wrong.

Zach Weinersmith

Zach Weinersmith is creator of the popular webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, has a degree in literature and three-eighths of a degree in physics. He enjoys reading about math, logic, science, history, fiction, and philosophy.

The Comic

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal is at heart a geek comic, but it nevertheless addresses a broad range of topics, such as love, relationships, economics, politics, religion, science, and philosophy. It is one of the fastest growing comics online, having sextupled in readership since 2008. This is a compendium of the finest science-related strips from SMBC.

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