Greg Proops on the things all grown-ups should know

Comic and podcaster Greg Proops shares strong opinions about the knowledge worth chronicling in The Smartest Book in the World.
Comic, podcaster and author Greg Proops lists all the things decent humans should know in his new text "The Smartest Book in the World" (smartestbookintheworld.com)

There was a time before you were born, there is a world beyond your selfie stick, and that crepe you ate for breakfast was not "epic". 

These are just a few things Greg Proops thinks all grown adults must understand and appreciate. The comic, podcaster, and author joins Shad to discuss his witty lexicon of important information, The Smartest Book in the World, and how he whittled so much wisdom into pithy but profound entries. 

WEB EXTRA | Proops was just full of zingers. Here are six of our favourites.  


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