Disney Dreamlife Crisis

I only purchased Disney Dreamlight Valley for my child. I will swear to it.  It seemed like a good idea. The appeal of creating her own virtual space via games like Roblox and Minecraft was reaching my daughter through peers and family, but–not to be a Pollyanna–the things […]

“When It Changed”

Joanna Russ’ SF classic, “When It Changed” is the story of the week at the Library of America blog. ” When the poet and playwright Jewelle Gomez reviewed Russ’s 1983 collection The Zanzibar Cat, which included the story, she wrote about how ‘When It Changed’ both defies any […]

Recreating Ancient Roman Hairstyles!

At Smithsonian Magazine, Rose Eveleth writes about Janet Stephens, a hair dresser who recreates the styles of ancient Rome! “Meet Janet Stephens, a hairdresser from Baltimore. Like a superhero of the coiffe, she spends her days as a regular hair dresser, giving people layers and funky bobs. But […]