I tend to be lucky with good groups of students. There is always a pretty equal distribution of engaged and disengaged students, and even when it’s Friday at 8am I can usually get at least one of them to actively participate and generate eye contact and smiles from the rest. I try to keep a […]
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So, this is just a little silly but the Smithsonian posted this letter from Ernest Hemingway and I had to share it…. Ernest Hemingway Taught One of His Many, Many Cats to Drink Whisky | Smart News. Apparently men can even be crazy cat ladies….Hemingway just manlied it up a bit by adding whiskey to […]
Am I the only one who thinks the Fall 2013 Valentino RTW collection is looking a little fresh off the Mayflower? http://www.vogue.com/fashion-week/fall-2013-rtw/valentino/review/#
No. We did not. The internet-merica-trolls have been at it hard this week posting things like this all over the internet: I get it. It’s a joke about how no one cares that another famous family had a baby. We are Americans. Guns are cool. Yippie-kai-yay. Blah, blah, blah. I’d just like to point out […]
Found in the men’s restroom at the Naperville train station…not by me because I don’t have a wang. But I imagine the culprit/artist–depending on who you talk to–does.
I’ve been reading a lot of articles about the decline of bookstores lately. That coupled with driving by a gutted, yet eerily preserved, Borders in Lake View the other night has gotten me feeling quite down about the future of the retail book industry. I feel a little weird saying that as I have never […]
The person or people who have been tagging buildings, garbage dumpsters, and electrical boxes throughout Naperville since June has apparently been back to work. They really seem to like the area around Mongolian BBQ: Have you found more Simpsons graffiti in Naperville?
Over the last week things have gotten very crazy for a particular beauty publication and blog after one of their writers essentially made the claim that African oppression was far worse than Jewish persecution. Miss Jackson’s article was initially discussing the Paula Deen debacle and stating her opinions on racism and apology culture, which is […]