The Writer in the Science Family


As the media expert at home, I’ve often dictated what movies and TV shows we should watch. That has sometimes meant I’ve been awful to watch anything with.

“This show is so racist,” I’d say while watching something with family. “And why don’t the women get to do more?” My mom would sigh.

Over at Midnight Breakfast, Sulagna Misra writes on her experiences growing up in a family of scientists, stereotypes, Futurama, and The Big Bang Theory.

Casey Dayan is a Rumpus intern and musician. He is finishing up his undergraduate studies in literature and anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he is working on a memoir and trying to one-up Jeff Buckley. Find his twitter here, @caseydayan. Find his band, “Moo,” here. More from this author →