Andy Weir totally isn't promoting his new book Artemis in this hilarious video
Somehow, the moon keeps coming up in conversation by coincidence
Andy Weir’s been busy promoting his new novel Artemis, so he’s taking a little time to spend time with the people — and totally not plug his book.
As the acclaimed author of The Martian stops to chat with people in this video filmed at Comic Con, however, he finds that a certain topic keeps coming up in conversation: the moon. A sampling of the questions he asks: What’s Michael Jackson’s signature dance move? What was the movie for which Cher won an Oscar? What do werewolves howl at?
What a coincidence, then, that Artemis takes place in a city on the moon. Weir’s new thriller centers on Jazz Bashara, a criminal-by-survival who inadvertently steps right into a conspiracy for control of the territory. Suddenly, she’s not just fighting to pay her debts — her survival is at stake, too.
Watch the video above, as Weir attempts to plug his book without exactly plugging it, and pre-order Artemis here ahead of its Nov. 14 release.