Weekly Geekery


How one troll came to repent for his sins.

Speaking of trolls, they probably all have bad hearts.

There is real symbiosis between science and fiction.

There is also symbiosis between medicine and literature.

Why we shouldn’t fetishize “makers.”

Awkward online? Awkward in person.

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 →