Entitlement 101

It was the shortest essay I had ever read, and it went more or less like this: “This book was written by Jane Austen and is about women living in England in the 19th century 18th cen olden days. The themes of Pride and Prejudice are prevalent in this book and…” That was all. IContinue reading “Entitlement 101”

Dumb and dumbed down

This was going to be a letter to the matrics of 2014. It was going to be one of those wry, heart-squeezing things that go viral and get printed on canvas in gold ink and nailed up over log bars. It was going to contain quirky bits of advice like “Wear underpants!” (the exclamation markContinue reading “Dumb and dumbed down”