Nonfiction

Geoff Dyer: “There Should Be an Annual Festival Devoted to Me”
August 08, 2014

Geoff Dyer likes to take down “dim-witted academics.” So what happened when he turned up at a conference on ... Geoff Dyer?

Edward Muybridge: Grandfather of the GIF
How an eccentric photographer invented modern visual culture
February 04, 2013

The coin of the realm in today’s techno-visual culture is the GIF, a file that supports brief animations repeating endlessly.