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.
Feel and Form: A New Font Inspired by Miles Davis' 'Masqualero' | 31 May 2017 // 9:00 PM
Like Miles Davis, the Masqualero typeface has a strong duality; there are two ways of looking at it, outside and in.
Bergen, Curtain, and Radner: Saturday Night Live's Second-Ever Christmas Special Lacks Dumb Blondes | 13 May 2016 // 3:55 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 She Ate' Illustrates How Food Can Shift Balances of Power in Surprising Ways | 27 Jul 2017 // 9:00 PM
Laura Shapiro’s portraits alternate between a female’s sense of rebelliousness and capitulation in the struggle for food sovereignty.
'Flavor': It's Not on the Tip of Your Tongue | 20 Jun 2017 // 6:00 AM
Do you think cilantro tastes like soap? Do you ever get a hit of barnyard off a fine Bordeaux? Flavor will end up taking wine snobs down a peg while lifting up everyone else.
Professor Randall E. Auxier Is My Bass Player -- and Philosopher | 2 Aug 2017 // 5:30 AM
Metaphysical Graffiti is a greatest hits rock/philosophy compilation that showcases the coolest professor around.
'Popular': You Are Not Fated to Be Disliked | 10 Jul 2017 // 6:00 AM
Adolescent psychologist Mitch Prinstein's new study of popularity, Popular, confirms the worst and hopes for the best.