Weekly Geekery


If you are a white man, your Internet is different than other internets.

Hackers are going offline and embracing print.

Content moderators keep your Internet from being worse.

A comprehensive history of the reviled banner ad.

Facebook is changing journalism. Like you already didn’t know that.

The delicate balance of technology and art.


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 →