As far back as the 1920s, scientists have been employed as consultants to Hollywood filmmakers committed to accurate sciencing. Sometimes they listen. Other times (koff* Armageddon *koff) they don’t. However, since brain science is super complicated—thoughts, behaviors, memory, all of those folds—it’s a much more research-intensive process than learning what plants grow where. So let’s...
Karen Brissette is a book empath & readers' advisory queen. A bookseller, librarian, and book reviewer, she's been the #1 reviewer on Goodreads for years and has contributed additional booknerd writings over at NoveList, L.A. Review of Books, and Riffle. Her name and likeness can be found in slightly distorted form blogging through Paul Tremblay’s novel A Head Full of Ghosts, but her real blog is: bloggycomelately.com. Although she played the sax for ten years, she is terrible at tooting her own horn.
Samantha Dow is an artist, writer, and sailor of historic wooden schooners. Her work includes Elsewhere University, a collaborative storytelling project; Cornerwitches, a collection of short-form fantasy comics; and the ongoing webcomic GRANTED. For more art, writing, and advice for running off to sea, she can be found on Tumblr @charminglyantiquated.