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3 articles on the danger of Ebola paranoia

Written by Laura McClure • Posted Oct 31, 2014
It’s Halloween — and the only thing scarier than Ebola this week is Ebola paranoia. Should you panic in bowling alleys? How justified is your fear of hospitals? Are mandatory quarantines even legal in the U.S., anyway? 3 ideas behind the news.
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Neil Gaiman’s Hansel & Gretel has an unexpected inspiration

Written by Kate Torgovnick May • Posted Oct 28, 2014
Neil Gaiman writes stunningly original stories that can make the skin crawl and the teeth chatter. But his latest work might sound familiar: it’s an adaptation of the Brothers Grimm breadcrumb dropper, Hansel & Gretel.
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William Gibson riffs on writing and the future

Written by Laura McClure • Posted Oct 27, 2014
We called Gibson at home in Vancouver to chat about the looming apocalypse, what he was like as a student, and what advice he would give a young science-fiction writer today.

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