Posts Tagged: Katie Anderson Howell

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, in the Saturday Essay, Katie Anderson Howell reflects on a fond and revealing appreciation for the wacky cartoon satire Futurama. The antics of its irreverent protagonists, the time traveling Fry and the one-eyed space captain Leela, loop comfortingly in the background of Howell’s real life. Futurama reassures Howell and provides encouragement in moments of self-doubt. Then, […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Taking Comfort in Futurama

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I’m a comfort watcher… I retreat into the worlds I know well, with characters that are friends, with outcomes I already understand.

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