Stephen Shearer

Stephen Shearer is a San Francisco- based artist, musician, and self-appointed critic.

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Slender Man: Why You Should Be Afraid of The Internet Bogeyman

Slender Man: Why You Should Be Afraid of The Internet Bogeyman

| June 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slender Man is an example of what lurks in the Internet’s darker corners, and what can happen when superstition replaces reason.

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Godzilla Is A Monster Hit Thanks To Our Collective Guilt

Godzilla Is A Monster Hit Thanks To Our Collective Guilt

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Godzilla acts out our fantasies of self destruction. Do we secretly want this?

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Did Our Idol Worship Drive Kurt Cobain to Suicide?

Did Our Idol Worship Drive Kurt Cobain to Suicide?

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

20 years later and we’re still thinking about Kurt Cobain. Was he our last great rock star? Did our worship drive him to ruin?

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Can Neil deGrasse Tyson Inherit Carl Sagan’s Role as an Advocate for Environmental Change?

Can Neil deGrasse Tyson Inherit Carl Sagan’s Role as an Advocate for Environmental Change?

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Will Neil deGrasse Tyson step up like Carl Sagan before him and become the iconic science communicator our era so desperately needs?

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Pussy Riot and t.A.T.u.: Two Sides of the Same Russian Coin

Pussy Riot and t.A.T.u.: Two Sides of the Same Russian Coin

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

How Pussy Riot and t.A.T.u. got caught up in Putin’s image crafting of Modern Russia for the world.

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Miley Abramovic: The Artist Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

Miley Abramovic: The Artist Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Miley Cyrus and performance artist Marina Abramovic have a lot more in common than you’d think.

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