My Ignite talk “The Summer of Punk”, in which I introduce one of the most fascinating stories in professional wrestling to a non-wrestling audience, has generated some buzz on the Internet. Last week, I was asked to do an interview about it with Tony Acero of 411mania.com. You can check it out here.
In introducing the interview, Tony wrote:
A certain video has been making waves on the internet the past week or so, and it comes from a source that is altogether baffling. At an event called “Ignite Baltimore,” an astrophysicist from John Hopkins University was posed with these questions:
If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? At every Ignite Baltimore 16 artists, technologists, thinkers and personalities will answer this challenge.
The possibilities are obviously endless for such an expansive mind. He could have talked about the universe, the cosmos, the density of the cosmic microwave background, Samos, ANYTHING! Instead, he chose a topic dearest to all of our hearts. Yes, readers, an astrophysicist took this daunting task of stage time and spoke about”¦.CM Punk.
Once again, you can check out the interview here. It’s about halfway down the page.