Milla Goldenberg


Milla Goldenberg is an LA-based writer and editor. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and She blogs at

5 Stories by Milla

Pixel Pancho: Robots, Rest & Rebuild

Twisting context and character, artist Pixel Pancho blends pop-culture icons with a delicate sense of decay. “In our legend, God created the human. Then the human destroyed God. Human created robots and technology to help us live well. Next, ...

Tapping Her Main Vein: Geek Talks to Author Jovanka Vuckovic

Jovanka Vuckovic’s new tome is a wellspring of horror history esoterica. As an 8-year-old, Jovanka Vuckovic wrote and illustrated a choose-your-own adventure story about a unicorn in which every choice ends in death. Not surprisingly, she went ...

Forever Fresh: The Art of Plastination

The slightly grotesque technique of plastination perfectly preserves anatomical specimens. Developed in 1977 by German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, plastination is a preservation technique that essentially stops the decomposition process by ...

Oddities Hunter Nancy Smith: A GEEK Interview

Oddities hunter Nancy Smith has a passion in her bones for taxidermy, skulls and other natural history curiosities. Every Sunday morning, Nancy Smith gets up at 5 a.m. to begin a day of shopping. She visits flea markets, garage sales, trade ...

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