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Ebola, Zombies, and Our Viral Past

The horror stories about Ebola seem to be proliferating as quickly as the disease itself. International newspapers and even governmental edicts speak of zombies....

Isla Vista: Two Essays

In the wake of the recent shootings, Avidly offers two essays about the challenge of reading Isla Vista: "The Mein Kampf  of Isla Vista" by Kirsten...

Jumping Axis, Producing Trauma

  So, The Hunger Games book is about a battle of personal survival, fought by a girl. The Hunter Games movie is different. It’s about a nascent war of...