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Bonus Episode: Chuck Nice, Comedian & StarTalk Co-Host

Bonus Episode: Chuck Nice, Comedian & StarTalk Co-Host

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This is a bonus episode of the Science is Cool Unplugged podcast where we get to hear more of the conversation we had with Chuck Nice. They discuss fostering a love for learning and why that is more important than the love of grades and achievement. They also dig into how to create meaningful classroom interactions and more!



A self-confessed science geek, Mr. Nice is an activist masquerading as a comedian who uses his quick wit and warm personality to rally his audience around the most pressing issues of our time: climate change.  

Chuck Nice is a 19-year veteran of stand-up comedy with a rich history in both entertainment and climate activism. He has worked across all mediums, including radio, television, and podcasts. Recently, Mr. Nice appeared in “The Week Of” with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, and delivered a TED Talk on the main stage of the Vancouver conference, about the unintended consequence of future tech and human interaction. He is the co-host of Star Talk with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson on Nat Geo. Mr. Nice has also hosted How to Buy Like Mega Millionaire and Home Strange Home on HGTV. He is a regular contributor to the Today Show, has guest hosted The View, and he is a frequent guest on MSNBC, CNN, and HLN. Other credits include: host of Price This Place on HGTV, VH-1‘s Best Week Ever, TRU TV’s World’s Dumbest, The Katie Couric Show, Bethany, The Meredith Viera Show, The Juice on Veria Living, The Better Show, Vh-1’s 40 Greatest, Black to the Future, Undatable, 100 Greatest Songs of 00’s, The Hot Ten on Centric, WE TV’s Cinematherapy, That’s So House Hunters, the red carpet pre-show for the Independent Spirit Awards and host of "Is It True?" on Discovery.

Despite his busy schedule, he still makes time to regularly perform at New York City comedy clubs. Mr. Nice is currently busy preparing to launch the world’s first digital youth climate summit, “Shh...It’s Real!”


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