Julia Ingalls is primarily an essayist. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Slate, Salon, Dwell, Guernica, The LA Weekly, The Nervous Breakdown, Forth, Trop, and 89.9 KCRW. She's into it.
Material Witness #5: Cultural Gerrymandering, Fri, Oct 3 '14
We are hemmed in as much by the physical as the psychological.
Material Witness #4: Writing on the Wall, Tue, Sep 16 '14
In cinema, signage plays a duplicitous role. Like a cartoon thought bubble, signage is a tangible manifestation of how a character feels, yet it also encourages the audience to read between the etched lines.
Material Witness #3: Windows to the Soul(less), Fri, Aug 22 '14
Love is the universal tether that binds kings to paupers and geniuses to fools. Perhaps this is why audiences are endlessly fascinated by psychopaths, serial killers, and other characters who seemingly live without love.
In an era when corporations are people, people are increasingly the figureheads of corporate emotion.
What is the line between sanity and insanity? Specifically, what is the material?