Megan Volpert is the author of seven books on communication and popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. Her most recent work is 1976 (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016). She has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for a decade and was 2014 Teacher of the Year. She edited the American Library Association-honored anthology This Assignment Is so Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching.
Bergen, Curtain, and Radner: Saturday Night Live's Second-Ever Christmas Special Lacks Dumb Blondes | 13 May 2016 // 2:55 AM
Despite the drunken antics and sexist attitudes of their fellow cast members, it’s the women who brought the laughs in Saturday Night Live’s second Christmas special
What's in a Broad? Hillary Clinton As Pragmatic Icon in 'Broad City' Cameo | 20 Mar 2016 // 8:00 PM
Hillary Clinton's appearance on Broad City may be pandering, or a genuine assertion of the series' female space.
Amazon Go Is Hacking Away at the "Poetics" of Supermarkets | 9 Jan 2017 // 8:30 PM
Grocery shopping is one of the earliest forms of schooling that we experience.
Trumpaholism, or, Is "Liquor Before Beer, Never Fear" a Piece of Fake News? | 14 Dec 2016 // 8:30 PM
How I worry when I drink, and why Distilled Knowledge is diffuse knowledge.
Glam Is Good | 18 Jan 2017 // 2:30 AM
Simon Reynold's Shock and Awe is a thorough investigation into the many facets of rock's most maligned moniker.
On Speaking to Southerners About Southerners | 17 Jan 2017 // 2:30 AM
The Liberal Redneck Manifesto is poised to really put a dent in this mess that landed that creepy moneybag in the White House.