All the world’s a stage

Making Sense of the Sublime

If Goffman’s theory of actor and audience can be applied literally, then as an audience member, the best thing I can do when experiencing art is to help the artist feel seen.
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Goblins and me

Worm memories

Some years ago, I tried out that Google Arts & Culture app that matches your selfie to a famous portrait, and my result was a painting of a goblin. 
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An explosion here and bombs there

Tales of Two Cities

I was stuck in an elevator in Barrows for 88 minutes — and then there was a fireball on campus. It wasn’t as scary as it sounds, except for those two seconds in the elevator when I misunderstood the student worker who was helping us and thought she was informing us
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