Weekly Geekery


Science fiction says more about the present than the future.

The realities of virtual reality.

Google takes on the quest for the fountain of youth.

Use the power of the force—the linguistic force.

The anatomy of a lie.

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 →