Nothing Ear 1. That's the name of the first product by Nothing, a company founded by OnePlus' co-founder Carl Pei. Nothing has been very secretive about its upcoming products. The company acquired the intellectual property of defunct smartphone brand Essential before launching a crowdfunding campaign in February. In March, Nothing has revealed that its first […]
The Polestar 1 is a true hybrid. The sports car has 70 miles of electric range on its plug-in battery, making it one of the biggest battery packs in a car that also takes gas. The closest competitor is the Honda Clarity PHEV with 47 electric miles. I was given access to a Polestar 1 […]
Art is famously subjective. It divides opinion. What one person may find boring another may find beautiful, and vice versa. All that being said, a newly unveiled art installation by British artist David Hockney in London certainly seems to have united people. Commissioned for a city tourism campaign, and revealed on Twitter on Tuesday by […]
Taylor Swift knows a thing or two about shaking off her critics and showing what she's made of. Swift — who most recently released three albums in the space of a year — was awarded the Global Icon BRIT award on Tuesday and delivered a moving, defiant speech about overcoming negativity and criticism. This year's […]
May is National Masturbation Month, and we're celebrating with Feeling Yourself, a series exploring the finer points of self-pleasure. After many pandemic months of not dating or even meeting people in real life, I missed specific aspects of other humans: banter, shared interests, touch. I also missed voices. Excited, hushed, sleepy, heavy — I yearned for […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.