My latest for Open Culture is about the Smithsonian’s collection of Charles Darwin’s writings, many of which survived because he gave it to his kids to draw on.
My recent post for Open Culture is about the viral video of Eminem performed in ASL (American Sign Language) and the subculture of ASL music videos.
My latest for Open Culture is on this lovely doc about Emory Douglas, who was responsible for the distinctive propaganda for the Black Panthers.
My latest for Open Culture is about performance artist Chris Burden and his 1971 piece “Shoot,” where a friend shot him with a rifle.
My latest for Open Culture is about Turner Classic Movies offering a course on film noir through the summer and links to watch your coursework online. Free films!
My latest for Open Culture is about animator Matthew Fuller’s paper animation version of the famous Twin Peaks title sequence. Adorbs.
Here’s my latest post for Open Culture, on a video game that’s supposed to help people write stories. Inspired by Romantic Poets like Keats, Lord Byron, and Shelley, it looks lovely at least.
A story I wrote for Open Culture on Sebastian C. Adams’ timeline of history.