Weekly Geekery


Social media, journalism, Ferguson, and challenging power.

The Internet cannot have nice things.

We’re all horses. So, where’s our Black Beauty?

The nature of creativity.

You guys, you guys, Buzzfeed isn’t the devil. Honestly.

Is that robot a better writer than you?

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 →