Michelle Weber
Senior editor, Longreads. Chief Semicolon Advocate, WordPress.com. Professional writer, editor, napper, and dog-snorgler. Knows you are, but what is she?
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  1. Heterotopias

    Architecture and gaming come together in this digital zine focused on the spaces and structures in video games and virtual worlds — dig in to studies and visual essays dissecting spaces of play, exploration, and violence.

    Jetpack
  2. The Time Ladies

    Time traveling aliens know no gender: welcome to the blog for female Doctor Who fans, by female Doctor Who fans.

    Gender
  3. Minimalist Baker

    Simplify life in the kitchen with Dana Schultz: all her (beautifully photographed) recipes are plant-based and can be made with either 10 ingredients or fewer, a single bowl, or 30 minutes.

    Food
  4. Uncanny Magazine

    A sci-fi and fantasy magazine featuring passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, and provocative nonfiction from writers of every background. Uncanny believes there’s still plenty of room in the genre for tales that make you feel.

    Fiction
  5. Behavioral Scientist

    A magazine focused on original, thought-provoking reports on today’s most pressing social, political, economic, and technological challenges, with a focus on original columns and commentaries from leading behavioral scientists.

    Data
  6. Queer Comics Database

    Discover your next queer read at this WordPress-powered database created to facilitate access to comics that contain queer representation across the LGBTQIA spectrum. Print or web, big publisher or indie press, for adults or kids — it’s all here.

    LGBTQ
  7. Faces of Auschwitz

    A collaboration between the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, digital colorist Marina Amaral, and a team of academics, journalists and volunteers, “Faces of Auschwitz” honors the lives of Auschwitz-Birkenau prisoners by colorizing their registration photos and sharing their individual stories.

    History
  8. All The Way YA

    Seeking support, feedback, ideas, and tips for writing and publishing young adult books? Look no further than the community at All The Way YA, started by Jessica Kelley, an accountant by day and writer by night.

    Books
  9. Londnr

    Live in London, or just love it? Read Londnr for insightful essays, intriguing histories, and art and culture deep dives, all centered on England’s capital city.

    Art
  10. Red Canoe Reader

    Looking for a great book for your little one? One of retired librarian Susan’s great joys is connecting kids with the perfect book.

    Books
    Photo by ermcoll via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
  11. Strange Behaviors

    Science writer Richard Conniff has collected tarantulas in the Amazon, tracked leopards in the Namibian desert, and trekked through the Himalayas of Bhutan in pursuit of tigers.  

    Animals
  12. Thoughts on Fantasy

    A blog about fantasy fiction in all its forms — epic, paranormal, romantic, dark, young adult, and otherwise — by an author and translator who loves the genre its many curiosities and invented worlds.

    Books
  13. Saving Country Music

    Saving Country Music’s purpose is spelled out in its name: news, opinion, reviews, artist profiles, music history, and the always-popular off-color pop-country bashing.

    Music
    Photo by Frank Kehren via Flickr
  14. Ben Kritz

    Manila Times columnist Ben Kritz talks politics, science and technology, economics, and more — visit his site for opinionated deep dives on current events in the U.S. and Philippines.

    Current Events
  15. The Sentient Baker

    “These are exactly the type of sweet sustenance I dream of to accompany a glass of cold milk; they are the solace I would offer a broken heart.” Each of Amber’s beautifully simple baked goods comes with a perfectly encapsulated emotional connection.

    Cooking