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At the first Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, Emcee Ben Lillie uses a decibel meter to gauge the audience reaction to each presentation. Zach Wienersmith, the cartoonist of the popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, combines this reading with the judges scores to select the winner. Held in Kresge Auditorium, this event judged contestants’s ability to present their incorrect but well reasoned hypothesis about evolutionary theory.

At the first Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, Emcee Ben Lillie uses a decibel meter to gauge the audience reaction to each presentation. Zach Wienersmith, the cartoonist of the popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, combines this reading with the judges scores to select the winner. Held in Kresge Auditorium, this event judged contestants’s ability to present their incorrect but well reasoned hypothesis about evolutionary theory.