I’ve been troubled by the remarks made about “diversity” by other straight white men in public spheres I occupy lately: namely being a Nebraska resident and an avid reader of comics. First, as a Nebraskan, I find myself troubled by the comments about Diversity made recently by Senator Steve Erdman (covered here by the Washington Post). Erdman writes: "Recent Left-wing movements, such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, have undoubtedly put tremendous pressure upon the administr
Photo Credit: www.jobboom.com If you you’ve ever asked me for directions to my apartment, watched me try to pick out the right size Tupperware for leftover food, or noticed the inscrutable diagrams I draw in a theory class, you know that I have trouble orienting myself to anything.
I remember feeling a rush of empathy when I first read Sloane Crosley’s “Lost in Space,” a darkly funny essay about the author’s temporal-spatial learning disorder. “You may not be able to read a