Thomas Burnett

Thomas Burnett is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C. He has degrees in philosophy and history from Rice University and University of California, Berkeley.

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The Death of Film

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A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

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Why Did I Study Physics?

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