Join Pete every Wednesday on the radio from noon to 1pm on WREK Atlanta 91.1FM on
"Science, only funnier"


If you are not a student at Georgia Tech with a reserved seat for his regular classroom performances you can catch Pete at the venues listed below.

Some of the performances below are stand-up comedy and some are educational seminars and workshops, but expect some humor in the seminars and don't be surprised if you learn a lttle something from the stand-up.

* indicates a 21 & over club

For previous performances see the PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE

Date & Time
Tues. Mar. 11, 2019 8-9:30pm
Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, GA Pete is playing the role of Dmitri Mendeleef, formulator of teh periodic table of the elements, for Unreal Time with Lew Lefton - a funny science talk show that is part of the 2019 Atlanta Science Festival.
Tues. Mar. 12, 2019 7pm
Manual's Tavern, Atlanta, GA A reprise of Pete's humorous and educational look at the science of cannabis that was sold out at the 2017 Atlanta Science Festival
Wed. Mar. 13, 2019 7:30pm
Ferst Center for the Performing Arts, Atlanta, GA Once again, Pete is the warm-up comedian for the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize
Thurs. Mar. 14, 2019 7pm
Highland Ballroom, Atlanta, GA Pete and Lew Lefton are hosting the first ever Science Riot event associated with the Atlanta Science Festival. We are training a group of local scientists to combine science with stand-up comedy to make science education more engaging.
Sat. April 6, 2019 - 7:30pm
Oakbrook, IL Feel the Power of the Dork Side comes back to the Chicago Suburbs at the Mario Parente Theater in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Tickets are still available
Fri. April 18, 2019 8pm
Cobb Energy Center, Atlanta Pete is the opening comedian for the Schuler Awards for Georgia High School Musical Theater.
Wed. May 1, 2019
Houston, TX Pete is back with a humorous look at carpet recycling at the 2019 National Meeting of the Carpet America Recovery Effort
Wed. June 12, 2019, 10:00
Communications Lab, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Pete and Lew Lefton are working with visiting H.S. students on using humor to improve technical communication from science lessons to college application essays.
Wed. June 18, 2019, 4:15pm
Student Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Pete is performing a special version of his one-man show for the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) at Georgia Tech to explore engineering research with a bit of humor
Mon. July 1, 2019
Palma, Mallorca Spain Pete is presenting a paper co-authored by David MacNair on Efficient Engineering Design Using Humorous Improvisation at the 2019 Edulearn Conference in Mallorca Spain.
Tues. July 2, 2019
Palma, Mallorca Spain Pete is presenting a paper co-authored by Lew Lefton on Using Humor in the STEM Classroom to Enhance Knowledge Transfer at the 2019 Edulearn Conference in Mallorca Spain.
Tues. July 9, 2019, 8:00pm
Lecture Theatre 1 (ACEX 250), ACE Extension, Imperial College London NERD COMEDY WITH DR. PETE at Imperial College London. This is comedy about engineering, nerds and life that will prove nerds can be funny and not just funny looking. Our feature act is London cartoonist and comedian Mike Capozzola, with American chemical cngineering student Jade Marcus as our MC. The show is free. CLICK HERE for a detailed map to find the ACEX Bldg. entrance.
Tues. July 23, 7pm
Artillery Arms Pub, 102 Bunhill Row, London Pete is presenting a special chemical-engineering oriented version of his one-man show Feel the Power of the Dork Side for the London and SE Coast chapter of the Instition of Chemical Engineers. Members can find more information and register HERE. The show is 19:00-20:00, but get there earlier as your admission includes a couple drinks (CH3CH2OH is miscible with chemical engineering comedy).
Mon. Aug. 9
Stoneybrook University, New York Pete and Lew Lefton will present a workshop on the use of various humorous improvisation approaches to improve technical innovation at the 2019 AIN conference in August.
Mon. Aug. 26, 2019 7:40pm
San Diego, CA Pete will be performing for the Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Reception at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Sat. Aug. 17th 2018, 7pm
Georgia Tech Library, Atlanta, GA Hosting stand-up comedy at the 2019 RATS party at the Georgia Tech Library. This show features the Georgia Tech Geekapalooza Comedy Tour and is a welcome party for all Georgia Tech incoming students.
Sun. Sept. 1, 2019 10:00pm
Hilton Hotel, Atlanta, GA Pete will be hosting the annual performance of the Georgia Tech Geekapalooza Comedy Tour in the Skeptics Track and Dragoncon. More details soon.