For Gossamer, I wrote about the role screenshots play in our lives: "As with any technological advancement that makes life easier, you have to take a cynical moment to wonder how all this is fucking up our brains."




A bot that posts things we should remember in the memory-hole, fake-news reality of the Trump era.




A bot that posts adorable photos of the 44th president of the United States with children as counterprogramming for absolutely everything else.



An Extremely Close Reading of Pop Song Duets

For Topic, I over-analyzed several pop songs sung by couples and what they say about modern relationships—from "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" to "Don't You Want Me" and that song Paula Abdul performed with a cartoon cat. (So only the iconic ones.)