If a teacher in St. Louis could be fired for leaving an anonymous comment on a newspaper website, can a teacher in Portland be fired for being a total dick non-anonymously? His unprofessionalism is pretty amazing.
Day to evening
salvationpretty: My not-so-distant past life involved a lot of retail drone work in a variety of different places, most inexplicably at Ann Taylor Loft. In contrast to the store’s overwhelmingly blah aesthetic, ATL had a very complicated selling strategy that every new employee was forced to be trained on at length. One of the tricks I learned from the hours of instructional videos that I...
God, it’s just like, really? I have never been more interested in starting that utopian women’s commune in Topanga or wherever they were going to do it. Remember when Ruth shows up, all ready to go, and all the other ladies are like, Oh honey. I sort of feel like Ruth right now. DOESN’T ANYONE WANT ANY MACARONI SALAD?
The problem, I often find, with young “cool” male teachers of either high school English or “social studies” is that they get so much mileage out of being one of the few males in the profession that they develop a bit of a God complex, which, to be fair, is an affliction that high school teachers of either gender are susceptible to. But with dudes it’s worse.* * This...
Does Vimeo always take so damn long to process/convert videos uploaded to Tumblr? It’s been almost two hours! Anyone else have this experience? Should I have uploaded to Vimeo first and then embedded instead of trying to upload from within Tumblr?
damn, vanilla latte got skills
meltzer: I watched Bring It On and all four of its straight-to-DVD sequels and explored the highs and lows of the experience at Slate. Love this.
When we were in LA last week we went to see...
The Shadow Editors: Tom Scocca: If there’s no other way to get provisions, it’s not looting. Tom Scocca: This was also how it went with Katrina, right? Reports of rampant, scary violence. To go with the “looting.” Choire Sicha: Black people running in the night! Choire Sicha: WITH THEIR BAGS OF RICE. Choire Sicha: THAT THEY CAN COOK IN WATER POLLUTED WITH DEAD BODIES.