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Are video games the new social commentary? Are we ready to give them the weight of other media?

The Internet is fomenting another revolution.

Librarians: bespectacled superheroes for your rights.

Growing a library.

A book written pre-Internet, sheds light on the Internet.

The ambivalence of privacy online.


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 →