Weekly Geekery


Phillip K. Dick’s holy spirits—or hallucinations?

Lovecraftian scientific horror in Stranger Things.

Shakespeare + math = …

Narcissists doth make psychiatrists of us all.

As women of color win science fiction awards, ATTACK OF THE RABID PUPPIES!

Julia F. P. Ostmann writes from Southern California about nineteenth-century mushrooms, hybrid burritos, and brain science. Next year she’s excited to move into Stephen Hawking’s old dorm at Cambridge, where she'll be studying history and philosophy of science. If you follow her at @JuliaOstmann, she will probably retweet you. More from this author →