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
Doctor Who Day: How & Why to Celebrate TARDIS Day this Thanksgiving
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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?
Kashann Kilson
As social media messaging services become more refined, they are looking more and more like an old classic.
Innovation
The Greatest Generation's Nuclear War on Insecurity Makes Modern Spas Look Sane
Kashann Kilson
Who wants to get slapped and irradiated?
Innovation
How '80s Movies Made Sci-Fi Dashboards Into a Beautiful, Bizarre Artform
Kashann Kilson
Looking back, it's hard not to notice how wrong we were.
Culture
What Do Boaty McBoatface and Parsey McParseface Have in Common? Fuck You.
Kashann Kilson
A rose by any other name would be Rosey McRoseface.
Science
5 Mislabeled and Counterfeit Foods That Prove Expensive Meals Can Be Costly Lies
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
The future is always super surprising (and a bit disappointing).
Entertainment
Building an American Sitcom-Style Writers' Room in Cardiff Could Save Doctor Who
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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?
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
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
Kashann Kilson
As the show battles already sinking ratings, the British Cultural Minister proposes to banish Doctor Who from prime time.