12:00pm Monday 9/1
Words & Ideas Stage
The perennial fascination with cats has ballooned in recent years from a harmless diversion into a quiet global mania, consuming more hours of human productivity than the entire manufacturing sector; meanwhile, the crusade against bullying sometimes overtakes Twitter and Facebook with epic battles between social justice warriors and the callous perpetrators of hurt feelings. Why Cats? Why Bullying? Why now? Join host John Roderick for an in-depth examination. Featuring Cat Expert Ben Lashes (Internet meme talent manager) and a Bully Expert to be announced.