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My Grandfather’s Brain Museum featured on The Huffington Post!

For those who don’t know, my grandfather was a neuroanatomist. (I would say a famous one, but he was very humble and I don’t think he’d approve. Even if it’s true.) Today, a good friend of the family passed this article on to my parents; it’s a list of affordable family vacations and summer trips across…

Be the hero of your own Apocalypse movie.

“Getting” the Internet: The CDC and the Zombie Apocalypse

Many companies use social media without really “getting it,” so seeing a government agency set such an excellent example, particularly in a way that acknowledges the foibles of internet culture, is really exciting. Curious to know more, I reached out to the CDC, and the lead for the Emergency Web and Social Media Team, Catherine Jamal was generous enough to answer some questions regarding the process of seeing Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse go viral.

"The Man Who Ate Michael Rockefeller"

THEATER REVIEW: The Man Who Ate Michael Rockefeller at the ArcLight Theater

In an opening scene that plays with language and quickly sets up a device by which the audience understands when the characters on stage are speaking the Asmat language and when they speak English, Designing Man and his friend-brother, Half Moon, greet Michael Rockefeller, who has come from the kingdom of New York to meet the man who carved the beautiful pieces that have captured his imagination.