John Brownlee

John Brownlee is editor of Folks. Previously, he has been a staff writer for Fast Company, Wired, Boing Boing, and the Gizmodo network of sites. He lives in Somerville, MA with a wife and a parakeet. Follow him on Twitter here, and email him here.

How This Non-Profit Gets The World’s Hottest Artists To Give Hospitals Their Art

For over 16 years, artists such as Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, Terry Richardson and more have been working with RxArt to make hospitals as beautiful as museums.

My Father The Werewolf

When I was a kid, my Dad taught me all about werewolves. Little did I know he was preparing me to understand his depression.

The Kid Who Couldn’t Eat

A year without eating only made John Capecelatro a better chef... and a better friend.

The Young Invisibles Of Cancer

"In most people's minds, cancer isn't a college student," says Matthew Zachary of Stupid Cancer. "It's a bald kid, or a 65-year-old woman..."

Giving Mexico New Wheels and Limbs

In Arizona, a group of paraplegics and amputees work to provide affordable wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs to those south of the border.

Ladlefuls Of Space-Time

Losing her memory didn't make Emily Eifler lose her sense of identity.

Queen Of The Real-Life Furiosas

Angel Giuffria was the world's first bionic baby. Now she wants to be Hollywood's first bionic leading lady.