Rachel is a full-time staff writer at findingDulcinea.com where she covers arts and culture, as well as GLBT rights, women’s health and the dying newspaper industry. She has studied English, Philosophy and Theater, worked in all three fields, and has a illicit love for biographies of scientists.
Monday, December 12 2011
Long before San Francisco was the liberal capital of American, individuals incited a powerful movement to make activism a necessity rather than a choice.
Sunday, November 13 2011
Simon Van Booy's Everything Beautiful Began After is an Unbearable Lightness of Being for our generation, albeit with a softer, wiser and not so existentialist approach.
Monday, July 18 2011
In Loyalty: The Vexing Virture, Eric Felten suggests that loyalty isn't a thing of the past; rather it's an amorphous creature in constant motion.
Monday, June 20 2011
Always On spans decades, countries, and companies to define the now indestructible relationship between humanity and technology.
Sunday, May 8 2011
Captivating while innocently disorganized, Bossypants makes the most palatable (and hilarious) argument in history that the glass ceiling is starting to crack.
Thursday, September 16 2010
Playwright Brooke Berman talks to PopMatters about the experience of writing and publishing her first prose work, No Place Like Home: A Memoir in 39 Apartments.
Friday, August 6 2010
Author Martha McPhee was brave enough to admit just how grueling life as a "successful" writer is -- what unfolds is a guide for self-reckoning.
Tuesday, March 16 2010
Lauching the Annie O. Concert Series, Bipolar Explorer played a rooftop set at New York's Cooper Square Hotel.
Tuesday, February 2 2010
Words and Pictures by Rachel Balik
Monday, November 30 2009
44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the World – ed. Robert Pledge and Jacques Menasche – National Geographic [$50]