Joe Osmundson lyrically deploys circuit metaphors to describe how new anti-virals are re-wiring the gay dance circuit in post-AIDS New York.
Joseph Osmundson is a scientist and writer based in New York. He has a PhD in Molecular Biophysics from The Rockefeller University, his research has been published in Cell and Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, and he’s currently a clinical professor of Biology at NYU. His writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, Buzzfeed, Guernica, The Village Voice, Gawker, and The Kenyon Review. With three other queer writers, he’s a host and writer of the literary podcast Food 4 Thot, covering everything from butts to boys to Beyoncé to Borges.