Adam is a Jewish American who's sick of the white Christian male being America's "default" setting. For money he works in a public library because free books and information access are wonderful things. For love he writes here for his pet project, The Chaotic Neutral, which is always looking for more writers. You can follow him on Instagram, Goodreads, and at his oft neglected Twitter where he will try to post more, and probably live-tweet the Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision 2017: The Drama!

It’s that time, with competition is in the air, when nations face off against each other in an ancient tradition. It’s time for the Eurovision Song Contest! And this year is especially special. Still relatively new to US audiences, with Logo broadcasting it in the states for the first time, Eurovision…

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Lessons from The Man in the High Castle

This item was first published at The Rebel Princess Field Manual, and is re-posted here with permission. When the webmistress of this site asked me to do an article about The Man in the High Castle and the current state of politics, I joked that it must be because I’m Jewish!…

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March for Science!

There’s another march this weekend, this time for science. That’s fucking ridiculous because it’s science. I get protest marches and marches about upholding traditions like divulging tax returns, but science? We’re now protesting for core Enlightenment values? Actually, that makes a lot of sense for this administration. Next up are probably more of those…

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Breads of Affliction

Jewish holidays generally follow a formula: someone tried to kill us, they didn’t, we eat. It’s currently Passover for the Jews and this holiday is no different. It’s not among the high holidays, the most sacred of Jewish holidays, and yet Passover is the platonic ideal of the Jewish holiday.…

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Digital Privacy: Basics

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Digital Privacy

By now you’ve probably seen a slew of headlines about how the government has pulled protections on your internet privacy, specifically allowing your internet service provider to collect data and sell your data without permission. Many people probably aren’t exactly sure what this means for them, or what they can…

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