Weekly Geekery


Rewriting Barbie.

Unlocking your Internet password. Unlocking your soul.

Trolls then and now.

Science of your spit.

Who runs the web?

This is your face on Facebook.

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 →