Weekly Geekery


Examining continuity on screen and in our minds.

How to constantly work without actually working.

Buzzfeed is not so special after all. (So says the Atlantic.)

Algorithms are to creativity in the 21st century as Gutenberg’s press was to creativity in the 15th century.

A history of something under your skin.

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 →