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On What Writing Programs Ought To Teach You When They Teach You About Writing

There are many, many good lines in this, some of my favorites being:

"It ain’t exactly like the Keebler elves making delicious cookies as a team. We live in this Age of Haters, and the dumbest of us speak the loudest and cut the deepest. "
and

"People talk shit about other people, because life is intrinsically boring now with no dragons to battle and only Bed Bath & Beyond to astound us."

So, good job. Also, how to turn your writing minor into internets for fun and profit would be the class I would teach.

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 5:53 pm 1

On Elementary School Lockdowns: How We Teach Our Kids About Terror

It warms my heart to hear that the kids today still like the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 10:58 am 1

On So Long, White Devils! Hello, "New Welfare Constituency"!

oooOOOOooo where do I sign up to get an angry white guy to pay my bills? As a women, I obviously be shoppin'.

Posted on November 7, 2012 at 9:35 am 10

On "Felicity" And The Joys Of Decent TV

If someone had told me this show involved time travel and witches I probably would have watched it before now!

On a related note, I did this with Buffy two summers ago and it was pretty great ("why don't they just use cell phones! Oh right, it's 1998...")

Posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:50 pm 0

On The 40-Year-Old Reversion

@Gef the Talking Mongoose My favorite episodes of Torchwood are the season one episodes of Doctor Who with John Barrowman in them.

Just kidding, I like Gwen too, but don't bother with Miracle Day unless you just like looking at Captain Jack's perfectly chiseled face.

Posted on July 10, 2012 at 4:10 pm 1

On Okay, Help: What's Your Ideal Afternoon in Brooklyn for Tourists?

If they're already doing the Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Garden right next door then they should walk down to Vanderbilt ave for many yummy brunch/lunch options, I like Branded Saloon personally (customize-your-own bloody mary!). And ice cream at Ample Hills (Vanderbilt) and/or Blue Marble on Washington Ave for sure.

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 11:51 am 0