Weekly Geekery


If Klingon is a living language then Latin sure as hell isn’t dead.

“I think therefore I am,” but for animals.

Solving history’s mysteries with poop.

The Internet is ruining the planet in more ways than you think.

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 →