The Lake of Dismal Swamp(Photo: State Archives of North Carolina)

In the Dismal Swamp

Though Donald Trump has made it into a catchphrase, he didn’t come up with the metaphor “drain the swamp.”

Writers! Please Learn What a Rodent Is!

It's not a weasel or a bat.

Milk Comes from Mechanical Cows

An appropriately ambiguous symbol of future agriculture.

Populacast No. 28: Here comes something.