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Haunted Homes [excerpt]

The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book Haunted Homes, out June 2021 via Rutgers University Press. “Even serial killers live next door to somebody.”—Summer of 84 Haunted houses feel as much a part of Halloween as pumpkins and costumes. It can be hard to...

Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 4

Over the next few days (weeks?), I will post excerpts from my book Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World. Taking a look at these fictional narratives before and even during an outbreak can help us see what to do and, more important, what not to do in...

Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 3

Over the next few days (weeks?), I will post excerpts from my book Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World. Taking a look at these fictional narratives before and even during an outbreak can help us see what to do and, more important, what not to do in...

Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 2

Over the next few days (weeks?), I will post excerpts from my book Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World. Taking a look at these fictional narratives before and even during an outbreak can help us see what to do and, more important, what not to do in...

Pandemics, Contagion, and Fear, part 1

Over the next few days, I will post excerpts from my book Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World. Taking a look at these fictional narratives before and even during an outbreak can help us see what to do and, more important, what not to do in real...