Elizabeth Picciuto received an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She lives, philosophizes, gardens, and watches lots of TV in Silver Spring, MD.


While reporting on the Zika virus,the media are calling kids with microcephaly ‘misshapen,’ ‘heartbreaking,’ and ‘dystopian.’ The exact opposite of my joyful, funny, vivacious son.