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How should we handle digital memories? Do we keep them or erase them from our hard drives?

Why does Pocahontas endure?

Facebook is emotionally manipulating you more than your mother.

Welcoming our robot overlords.

You aren’t the only one concerned with Frozen’s limitless power over today’s youth. Science is also worried. They are on the case.


Lyz's writing has been published in the New York Times Motherlode, Jezebel, Aeon, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book on midwestern churches is forthcoming from Indiana University Press. She has her MFA from Lesley and skulks about on Twitter @lyzl. Lyz is a member of The Rumpus Advisory Board and a full-time staff writer for the Columbia Journalism Review. More from this author →