2019 08 Thought Portal Posted 2019-09-04 by Katherine Montalto Here are some of my favorite Thought Portal posts of August. Subversive, queer and terrifyingly relevant: six reasons why Moby-Dick is the novel for our times. Disaster Myths and how popular media is incorrect. My favorite short fiction of the month. The Pregnant Scientist Who Raced Against Death to Transform Physics. How Artist Kara Walker and the New Yorker Teamed Up to Pull Off a Poignant Cover Honoring Toni Morrison in Less Than 24 Hours. Cindy Sherman and Babes in Toyland. Fiction Writing Machines. Chumbawumba and anarchy. Heart of Darkness as the basis for Apocalypse Now.