Articles

Errors and Omissions Are Inevitable: On style guides and their discontents

Kai Lalley Bradbury close-reads the European Commission’s English Style Guide as an uneasy source of authority on language with an absurdist sense of humor.

Reply Guy Bingo

Emily Knapp gives us three ubiquitous reply guys from the eponymous meme—the Cookie Manster, the Tone Police, and the Gaslighter—laid bare and effectively gamified in printable, ready-to-gift bingo cards.

Tomorrows That Never Were: The Obsolete Futures of Science Fiction

Early science fiction writers and readers conspired to predict our futures, constantly revising outdated speculations and promising startling revelations—Krushna Dande tracks their failed visions.

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