“Conversations” Top 50 Non-Fiction Books of 2018

Matt Geiger's Astonishing Tales made the Conversations blog Top 50 Non-Fiction Books of 2018.

Matt Geiger Has Astonishing Tales

If you are looking for a new author - funny, touching with a midwestern bent (say David Sedaris if he'd grown up in Wisconsin and had a beard and wielded an axe) look no further than Matt Geiger. His new book "Astonishing Tales". 

Matt Geiger on “Conversations Live with Vicki St. Clair”

Matt Geiger, our second guest, says “Anytime I’m able to talk about Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov in a single interview, I’m happy!” So Vicki makes him happy and asks why.

Matt Geiger on KSCJ

In his new collection of stories and essays, acclaimed author and humorist Matt Geiger seeks to de-familiarize us from the world, from the smallest detail to the most cosmic mythology, in order to see it all as if for the first time.

Matt Geiger on Jefferson Public Radio

Humorist, journalist and chronicler of the weird Matt Geiger is part David Sedaris, part Dave Berry and part John Waters.

Author Matt Geiger talks Astonishing Tales on Conversations LIVE

Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Matt Geiger to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his new book ASTONISHING TALES.

Kansas Public Radio Interview with Matt Geiger

On this edition of Conversations, Matt Geiger joins us to talk about the collection of humorous yet emotionally powerful stories and essays you’ll find in his latest book, Astonishing Tales! (Your Astonishment May Vary).Geiger is an award winning essayist and journalist, who is frequently heard on public radio.

Curled Up with a Good Book review – “The Geiger Counter”

Being a comedian or a humor writer is a difficult job. We all have different concepts of what is funny. Isn’t responding to a comic writer or actor based on at least a similar sense of humor, and perhaps on a similar view of the absurdities of life?

The Case Of The Two-Headed Calf

The Billboard had promised gasoline, sandwiches, and the opportunity to see a two-headed calf named “Heady”.

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An Existential Christmas

I judge each child I meet based on her or his merits. I don’t always end up liking them, but at least those who receive my love have done something to deserve it. I’m not the only one who does.

Everything you never wanted to know about author MATT GEIGER, and more!

I’ve done it!  I’ve lured my first interesting individual into the trap of answering my Q&A that I developed through Read the rest

Wisconsin author selected as finalist for 2017 Best Book Awards

Wisconsin author Matt Geiger's debut The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves & Other Stories was selected as a finalist in the Humor category.

Boring Death: A Theory Of Midwestern Cemeteries

Hear "The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves & Other Stories" author Matt Geiger read "Boring Death: A Theory Of Midwestern Cemeteries" on Wisconsin Public Radio.

Memories of St. Augustine Highlighted in New Book

St. Augustine
Posted May 30, 2017
Maryann Pohle

I devoured Humorist/Philosopher Matt Geiger’s new book like a fresh batch of … Read the rest

Essay collection ‘The Geiger Counter’ radiates humor and insight

In the 44 humorous essays that make up Matt Geiger’s first book “The Geiger CounterRead the rest

Wisconsin Book Watch Review: The Geiger Counter

Wisconsin Bookwatch: March 2017
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Midwest Book Review
278 Orchard Drive, Oregon, WI 53575
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Columns for posterity

“The Geiger Counter” is a collection of accessible essays

The Isthmus
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January 26, 2017

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Shout-out from Michael Perry for The Geiger Counter

New York Times best-selling author, fellow-Wisconsinite and all-around nice guy Michael Perry posted this shout-out on The Geiger Counter:Read the rest

Local writer has humorous style

Each column allows readers to dive into the funny, heartfelt world of Matt Geiger.

Doug Moe
Madison Magazine

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Local writer has humorous style

Local writer has humorous style

Each column allows readers to dive into the funny, heartfelt world of Matt Geiger.

Doug Read the rest