Posts by Anika Benkov

Relating to our Media

  I was at a family gathering a few weeks ago, talking to a friend of my mother’s who was working on a romance novel. She…

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On Images of the Apocalypse

On May 21st, 2011, the day the world was predicted to end, it was thundering and lightning outside. My high school friends and I sat in…

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Darwin, Hookups, and the Unanswered Question

We often use the phrase “hook-up culture” to describe the millennial phenomenon of casual, meaningless and often alcohol-induced sex. We should, however, be more specific in…

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