Category Archives: As Seen on TV Series

As Seen on TV: The Mysterious Career of Ross Geller on Friends

I usually receive one of three reactions from people when I tell them I study anthropology. The first is confusion, because depending on their experiences some people have not heard of anthropology or are unaware that the study of humans, … Continue reading

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As Seen on TV: Activity Markers on Bones S1E1

As a scholar of anthropology, I am frequently questioned about the plausibility of science on tv shows. This is especially true for the show Bones. Typically I’m asked if some forensic method or another Dr. Brennan employs is realistic. The … Continue reading

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