Columns | Digital Haunting
Horror in the Vast Rooms of the Internet

We die differently now that we have each other at the tip of our fingertips. We live differently, too.

May 5, 2020
Family | Grief
Ghosts Scattered Among the Stars and My Father’s Ashes in the Ganga

On space debris and a father’s remains.

Jul 16, 2019
Columns | Digital Haunting
What Happens to Our Numbers When We Die?

When I search for my father, I feel his numbers. Here’s a house number on my friend’s street that mimics the first few digits of my father’s phone. Here, at the 7/11, my receipt totals the amount of the last four digits of his SSN.

May 23, 2019
Arts & Culture | Movies
How to Survive a Disaster Movie: Be White. Speak English.

When Americans consume media that privileges white survival, what does it mean for which disasters earn our attention, our money, our likes, our grief?

Nov 8, 2018
People | Bodies
Sex, Frogs, and the New Political Order

“If you opened me up you would find no redness, no veins, only a political thunderstorm.”

Jun 7, 2017