Weekly Geekery


The intricacies of Spambot sexuality.

Refining the language of the online review.

Is threatening to cut someone in the comments section protected speech?

Sure, I know. You can quit Twitter anytime you want to.

The science of sainthood.

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 →