by Caroline Lewis

Too Sensitive for this World?

The tragic/extraordinary archetype helps us understand the many creative, charismatic, talented people who have battled chronic depression, manic-depression, schizophrenia, or some other condition we label as mental illness. And yet, each of these people is oddly dehumanized when recalled as some inevitable force of nature, at once regarded as Superhuman Phenomenon and Uncontrollable Catastrophe.

See Spot. See Spot Run. See Spot Explain HTTP Cookies.

When I see Google’s protracted, kid-friendly versions of complex concepts, they do not inspire peace of mind. In fact, these minimalist panels remind me of something that has been making me quite uneasy — my ever more “personalized” Google search results.

No Porn, Memes, Ads, or Government Ties: The “Real News”

The Real News Network clearly has its priorities in place, firmly opposite those of other new media outlets.

The Illuminating Lifestyle and Murky Death of Pablo Neruda

Lessons gleaned and suspicions raised regarding Pablo Neruda’s life and death.