Kelly J. Baker

Kelly J. Baker is a lecturer in religious studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and the author of the book Gospel According to the Klan. She blogs at www.kellyjbaker.com.

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    The white supremacist group tried to adopt a highway stretch in Georgia last week. But no amount of public service can offset its hateful history.

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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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