Zan McQuade is a writer, editor, translator, photographer, and baseball enthusiast living in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the editor of The Cincinnati Anthology and writes essays for Belt Mag. You can email her at [email protected]
Otherkin are the internet’s punchline. They’re also our future
The lasting legacy of ‘The Leftovers’
‘That’s Just What Gangstas Do’ trend has people reminiscing about savage childhood moments
Would you pretend to blow up your son for the clicks?
On Oct 16, 2015 by Zan McQuade
Is the perfect Facebook post really worth dying for?
On Oct 9, 2015 by Zan McQuade
It’s not just about whether or not you have a voice—it’s how you use it.
On Sep 22, 2015 by Zan McQuade
Why are we willing to put so much faith in technology?
On Aug 1, 2014 by Zan McQuade
We are so used to knowing that it has become distinctly uncomfortable not to know the answer to something.
On May 2, 2014 by Zan McQuade
While some might see the attachment to technology in Her as a prison, to me it was liberating.
On Feb 7, 2014 by Zan McQuade
To make my own experience a source of joy and enlightenment, I’ve laid some very general ground rules for myself.
On Jan 1, 2014 by Zan McQuade
We need to be active in our selective Internet curation, keeping a check on ourselves so that our circles don't continue to shrink.
On Nov 26, 2013 by Zan McQuade
The world is continuously making the move towards an entirely digital life easier by allowing it to take up more of our lives.
On Nov 19, 2013 by Zan McQuade
Are we in love, or are we just addicts, consuming without thinking about what it is we're consuming, what we're watching, or hearing, or obsessing over?
On Nov 1, 2013 by Zan McQuade
We'll all live on as digital ghosts. In a nitty-gritty sense it sounds awful, but in the long term, I think that it sounds a bit wonderful.
On Oct 29, 2013 by Zan McQuade
In the world of traditional arts, it’s those who aren’t doing what everyone else is doing that receive the highest praise. Online, that's not the case.
On Oct 22, 2013 by Zan McQuade