Sex & Health
October 6, 2014
Pull at the thread of school dress codes, and an entire society unravels.
September 12, 2014
Fox had a new show out called 'Utopia'. I tried to watch it for your benefit, and failed. When does television cross the line from 'bad' to 'dangerous'?
Pencilnecks, Thingumabobs, and Capitalism
September 5, 2014
An Atavist's review of Nick Harkaway's "The Gone Away World." An economic classic?
Mama Mia, Papas Three-a!
August 14, 2014
What can the movie Mama Mia teach us about paternity certainty?
Atavist Playlist: The Killers, "Runaways"
August 8, 2014
The Atavist Playlist analyzes the apotheosis of all Killers' songs: modern romance doesn't always have a happy ending.
August 5, 2014
Why does YA fiction celebrate individuality in the face of fascism so much? And why does corporate culture create corporate drone culture?
Science Fiction and Atavism
August 2, 2014
The difficulties of criticizing capitalism; the appeal and danger of fantastical thinking.