Weekly Geekery


Competing views of our technological progress.

The exciting life and revolutionary science of Robert Trivers.

Racism, psychology, and the British Empire.

What’s in a name? A glacier.

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 →