2010 Spring Event: The Best of “The Big Bang Theory”

Spring 2010 LAGLS Event:
The Best of “The Big Bang Theory”
and its Impact on the Flux Capacitor

Saturday, April 10, 7pm
at a private home in Beverly Hills

This event is FREE to LAGLS members and the Caltech/JPL community, but reservations are required. Space is limited to the first 30 reservations. Dinner will be served.

RSVP by April 2 . Address and directions will be emailed to you with your reservation confirmation.

A note from the organizer:
A few months back a friend of mine introduced me to the hit TV show “The Big Bang Theory.” I was floored in hysterics. Never in my life did I think a show about science nerds would be approved for main stream TV. I was given a set of DVDs and watched them through — never getting tired of the antics of Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Raj and Howard. A few of my nerd friends came over and we watched 4 or 5 of what we considered were the best and had a riotous night of fun. This got me thinking. A similar event could be a wonderful evening for LAGLS. So, I’ve been able to arrange on Saturday April 10 for a showing and discussion of some of the “best” of TBBT at the home a long time friend in Beverly Hills. We can accommodate 30 people. I also secured a sponsor for the event so there is a free dinner for all (vegetarians are welcome). At the end of the evening, we will discuss how TBBT has increased the interests in science education.

I contacted the publicist for the show thinking they may be interested in having one or more of the actors/writers for the show to attend. What better way to meet real nerds from Cal Tech or JPL? Alas, they were not interested (probably because we could not offer money). But I put out the call. Maybe one of you personally know one or more of the actors/writers and could make a pitch for them to attend– unofficially that is. Sorry, but we don’t have the money to pay for an appearance. Perhaps they would like to meet some real nerds (I say that lovingly and with pride as I and many of my friends are “nerds”).

So, until April 10, “make it so.”

Chuck Stewart

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