Monthly Archives: February 2004

Teat-sucking was over the line, yes, but the spongmonkeys are delightful.

I can’t claim the words in the title as my own, because I’m just that kind of scholar. They hail from Seth Stevenson who explains The Creatures From the Sandwich Shop Behind the singing rodents in the Quiznos ad in … Continue reading

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Funny, funny, funny, mushrooms, mushrooms, mushrooms

If you’ve ever had doubts about the humor of scholars . . .

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Triplets and Dali

I went to see the Triplets of Belleville this weekend, which is a phenomenal animated film, not only for the wonderful visual artistry, but the fabulous music, both of which were so expressive that I didn’t even notice there was … Continue reading

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Jazzy Teaching–not marketable

This is weird–John and I were driving in the car yesterday in rural PA (just one of those things a young married couple with a child on the way likes to do I guess) when a jazz tune came on … Continue reading

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The basement of the library

I’m starting to feel a little stressed out in my corner of the basement of a large public institution’s large library where I’m a little concerned that I’m doing nothing. There are feet and books and coffee cups teeming over … Continue reading

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Baby Clement Barton

For some reason, I thought I wouldn’t subject people to this. I thought I would keep my personal life and professional life completely separate. But, the thing is, I’m paid so poorly and my personal life has suddenly become so … Continue reading

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An addiction . . .

For some reason, we never had Atari, but like every kid I liked Ms. Pacman, and I liked Centipede. I especially liked the computer games I could play at home on our Apple IIe, pong, some weird centipede-like game, bowling, … Continue reading

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