When 2020 Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris stated that climate change called for “science fact, not science fiction,” she probably expected some resistance from denialists, but not a rebuttal from the world of literature. That’s exactly what she got from SF author Charlie Jane Anders in a Washington Post op-ed.
Much like the threat of nuclear annihilation, Simpsons villain C. Montgomery Burns remains a lingering, omnipresent hazard to the stability of Springfield. You could also say that's what he represents on a global scale in Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Mr. Burns has been staged several times in Austin, but in mounting the play at the UT Department of Theatre & Dance, co-executive producers and graduate students Khristián Méndez Aguirre (director) and Iman Corbani (scenic designer) wanted to do something different. They're staging a zero-waste production.
This debut novel about a future in which people can live forever is a bittersweet yet life-affirming story of eternity versus death
Brooklyn comic gives big laughs about not getting the Big O.
Interview with journalist & independent radio host Allison Kilkenny, co-founder of the listener-funded podcast "Citizen Radio."
Some helpful advice from someone who looks like you, ladies.
The members of mariachi band Flor de Toloache are most definitely more than “Las Caras Lindas,” or “the pretty faces,” as their new album title translates in English.
The year that I was born, Pee Wee Gaskins was serving year three of a life sentence for murder, one that had initially been a death sentence. Following my third birthday, that sentence would be commuted back to death after Gaskins, then being held in a maximum security prison, used explosives and a plastic cup to kill a neighboring inmate.
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