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How I Took Halloween Way Too Seriously, or Turning a Broken Ankle into a Science Experiment

Gia Post Op
31 October 2016 For Halloween, I decided to dress as "Girl Who Broke Her Ankle In Two Places... Doing Yoga." It's a bit of a head-scratcher costume, but you know ...

Why Don’t You Try Acting Like A Woman?

Sarah Bernhardt at Hamlet
This essay has been reprinted at Ms. in the Biz. When I read in The Atlantic that Jared Leto, in preparation for his role as the Joker in Suicide Squad, ...

The Different Paul McCartneys I Would Shtup

No. 1: Paul McCartney, circa 1958 Well, he was just 17, and you know what I mean, and the way he looked was way beyond compare. So I could I ...

The Man with No Ass

Caltech Rocket Boys
Some dinners produce masterpieces. In 1889, Joseph M. Stoddart, managing editor of Lippincott's Magazine, hosted a dinner at the Langham Hotel attended by, among others, Conan Arthur Doyle and Oscar Wilde. Both men ...

Science in Hollywood

Gia Mora, WonderCon 2016
Scirens recently celebrated its second anniversary, so the timing couldn't have been more fortuitous for me to interview Dr. Kevin Grazier about his book, Hollyweird Science, for a Talk at Google hosted ...

Mothers and Daughters and Her

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For months now I've been coveting a copy of Marjorie Salvaterra's HER: Meditations on Being Female--a new collection of fine art black and white photography that explores what it is ...
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