Kashann Kilson

Kashann is a freelance writer living on the outskirts of Portlandia. When he is not covering culture, lifestyle, and Dr. Who for Inverse, he can be found actively avoiding organic food and plaid shirts.

Entertainment

Happy TARDIS Day! Here's How and Why to Celebrate Doctor Who Day.

This Thanksgiving, fans across the Whoverse celebrate the 54the anniversary of their favorite time-travelling alien.

Culture

George Washington Saw Donald Trump Coming and Predicted What Would Happen Next

The founding fathers were uneasy about democracy, so they twisted it into a knot.

Culture

Vision Zero Brings the Fight Over Portland's Gentrification to Foster Road

A "road diet" for one of the city's busiest streets is the latest point of contention between Old Portland and Portlandia

Culture

Henry Ford's Dumbest Ideas Matter Because His Smart Ones Changed the World

The man who invented the assembly line wanted to put some dumbass shit on it.

Culture

An Amazon Dash Button for Weed? It Sounds Ridiculous, But Check Back in a Decade

Pot is fast-tracked for legalization across the country, but California's start ups will determine whether we see "smart" delivery.

Innovation

Will the Future of Messaging End Up Being Yahoo! Chat?

As social media messaging services become more refined, they are looking more and more like an old classic.

Innovation
Innovation
Culture
Science

5 Mislabeled and Counterfeit Foods That Prove Expensive Meals Can Be Costly Lies

As food costs continue to rise, more and more fake food items are being pawned off as the real McCoy

Innovation

What the Former Slave Who Invented Small Apartment Furniture Got Right

The first patent awarded to an African-American woman is poised to help alleviate the 21st century housing crisis.

Innovation

5 Inventions Predicted By Science Fiction That Are All Fiction, Zero Science

The future is always super surprising (and a bit disappointing).

Entertainment

Building an American Sitcom-Style Writers' Room in Cardiff Could Save Doctor Who

New showrunner Chris Chinball is reportedly floating the idea of hiring a full time writing staff to pen the 2018 season.

Gaming

Californium' Ends a Streak of Lame Philip K. Dick Games

Now that 'Californium' has delivered, will larger studios roll the dice on Philip K. Dick-inspired console games?

Culture

How to Suppress Your Inner Office Creep

Here's five tips that will help you not creep your co-workers the fuck out.

Innovation

A 'Byte' Joke About Smart Watch From 1981 Proves Touchscreens Change Everything

Three decades later, a 'Byte Magazine' gag designed for cheap laughs became one of tech's most prescient predictions.

Science

Why Are More Americans Rejecting the "Environmentalist" Label?

A recent Gallup poll shows that there are fewer self-identified environmentalists now than 25 years ago.

Innovation

Thomas Edison Couldn't Predict the Future Because His Ego Was Too Big

In a 1911 interview, Thomas Edison had some very Thomas-Edison-centric ideas about the future.

Innovation

The 'Signs from the Future' Tumblr Takes a Boring Concept and Makes It Fascinating

German futurists envision the future through advertisements, road signs, and warning labels. 

Entertainment

Real-Life Bureaucrat John Whittingdale Could Become Doctor Who's Biggest Enemy

As the show battles already sinking ratings, the British Cultural Minister proposes to banish Doctor Who from prime time.