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Familiar Stories, Little Read Texts

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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Here are some free goodies for my fellow nerds. Not all of these are exactly “little [...]


Maggie and the Case of the Disappearing NYT

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Monday, August 18th, 2014

So I have a subscription to the New York Times. I started the subscription last fall, and things [...]


Cultural Woes (Part One)

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Friday, August 15th, 2014

I try to avoid to, even though it ends up slipping up anyway, discussion or focus [...]


Soap Epic

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Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Continuing my trend of writing about whatever works I happen to encounter in my courses: behold [...]


Goodnight, Vietnam: Quick Thoughts on Tributes

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Last night, my mother told me that Robin Williams had taken his own life. As I [...]


Disney and Intimidating Literature

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Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

By this point in life, I hope you don’t hold Disney movies to a high level [...]


Ways of Typing

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Friday, August 1st, 2014

I talked last week about notebooks (and how it’s weird and more intimidating to handwrite versus [...]


Pipe Dreams on Paper

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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

From an early age, my career goals were intertwined with the written word. Despite the disinterest [...]


That Pile of Notebooks

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Friday, July 25th, 2014

Perhaps in one of the most cliche of cliches of being a writer, I love notebooks. [...]


King Arthur

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Friday, July 25th, 2014

It is difficult to pin down exactly what makes “old” literature so valuable. There are a [...]