About Me

Alec is the former head of Wisecrack, where he explored the intersection of culture, history and philosophy.

He produces and hosts The Order of Things, a podcast that examines the ideas and histories that structure the world around us.

He currently lives in Brooklyn.



Plato’s Best and Worst Ideas, Ted Ed

Do Robots Deserve Rights?  In a Nutshell (Kurzgesagt)

The Office: How Nonsense Conquered the Workplace, Wisecrack

Anti-Vaxxers: What Went Wrong, Wisecrack

Flat Earth: What Makes Real Science, Wisecrack

An Alien’s Guide to Shrek 2, Earthling Cinema

An Alien’s Guide to Children of Men, Earthling Cinema


The Order of Things, Critical Theory

Other Projects

Wisecrack on Medium