World's Fair

Archives for August, 2007

First up, an apology for the lack of posting of late. As the school term approaches, things have been more hectic than ever, and so… well… you how it is with prioritizing and all. Nevertheless, once next week rolls around, I should be back with some degree of regularity (i.e. still busy, but at least…

This post was written by guest blogger Wyatt Galusky.* It is in homage to David Ng’s Police post of yore that I invoke this album cover to inaugurate the final installment of this three-part post on mystery, the unknown, and the remainder, all loosely filtered through quotes by Theodor Adorno.

Part 1 | 2 | 3 — Part III, our final installment with Lizzie Grossman, author of High Tech Trash, follows below. All entries in the author-meets-bloggers series can be found here.

Part 1 | 2 | 3 — Part II with Lizzie Grossman, author of High Tech Trash, follows below. All entries in the author-meets-bloggers series can be found here.

A Live Experiment Right Here

Part 1 | 2 | 3 — World’s Fair note: This new author-meets-blogger series of posts was written by guest blogger and new father Jody Roberts, author of previous posts on endocrine disruption and organic farming research. On behalf of The World’s Fair, Roberts recently sat down with Elizabeth (Lizzie) Grossman, independent journalist, to talk…

New Research on Gender and Humor

I’m not one to publish new empirical research at a blog, but this is a good chance to do so.

Just saw a piece I wrote got published in the Canadian magazine, The Walrus. What’s especially cool about this one, is that it has been presented in comic form, which is first for me. This is another great example of just sticking to your guns when trying to publish a piece. I must have written…

*This post was also written by intern Kate Lee. See Part I here. When it comes to practicing what I preach, there is room for a lot of improvement. I am limited by where I live, my current budget, my knowledge, and my bad habits, and I act in a way that goes against my…

How Do You Choose Your Food?

*This post was written by intern Kate Lee. There’s been a lot of discussion around the World’s Fair lately about food (Food Miles, Chinese Agriculture, Science and the Farm Bill, Subsidies and the Small Farm). Up until about a month ago, I was employed by the food industry, and that position opened my eyes to…