Ep. #53 – Jón Gnarr

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017
Ep. #53 – Jón Gnarr

Cymene and Dominic talk about, what else, the future tomorrow will bring. To sprinkle a little comedy on our tragedy, [12:37] Dominic has a chance to catch up with old friend Jón “Houstonsson” Gnarr, famed Icelandic writer, actor, comedian, former mayor of Reykjavík, co-founder of The Best Party, and now part-time Texan. Jón explains why […]

Jón Gnarr at the Spring Symposium – Bananas in Lava

Posted by on May 2, 2015
Jón Gnarr at the Spring Symposium – Bananas in Lava

Have a look at our youtube channel for ex-mayor of Reykjavik Jón Gnarr’s keynote talk at the 2015 Cultures of Energy Spring Symposium! Over the next few weeks, we’ll continue to post video of from the panels.  

Reykjavík’s Jón Gnarr to be CENHS Writer-in-Residence, Spring 2015

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014
Reykjavík’s Jón Gnarr to be CENHS Writer-in-Residence, Spring 2015

Rice University’s Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS) is delighted to announce that Icelandic writer, comedian and actor, Jón Gnarr, former Mayor of Reykjavík, will serve as the first CENHS Writer-in-Residence during Spring Semester 2015. Gnarr (b. 1967) was diagnosed as a child with severe mental retardation due to dyslexia, […]