Journey to The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe with Daryl Gregory


Daryl Gregory, author of the acclaimed We Are All Completely Fine, recently participated in’s irreverent interview series The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe.

If you regenerated as a new Doctor, what would your signature outfit/accessory be?

I would be the first all-naked Doctor. I’d be unstoppable! Even the Daleks would be like, “EXTERMINATE. EX—DAMN IT, WOULD YOU PLEASE PUT SOME CLOTHES ON?”


Do you have a favorite word?

For years I’ve been evangelizing for the word antisesquipedalianist. A sesquipedalianist is a person who uses extremely long words, so anybody who’s an antisesquipedalianist and says so is a hypocrite. Gotcha, illiterate pompous person!

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