We’re doing it for the kids– A fourth-grade teacher in Chester, Pennsylvania, explains why teachers and other school staff have agreed to work for nothing. The local school district’s bank account is almost empty, but it owes suppliers $4m. (via theeconomist) So impressive. Where do I donate?
I don’t give a damn about ‘reputation.’ If I’m wrong I correct or re-think. Once...– This is a killer journalism quote that’s likely to be overlooked by the comment that came just before it (no pun intended), from Andrew Sullivan’s live chat. (via newsweek)
A Synopsis of "Revenge"
Me: “So Emily, whose real name is Amanda, was in childhood love with this guy who’s now dating Amanda, whose real name is Emily. Yeah they traded identities, long story. But Emily Amanda can’t date Amanda Emily’s boyfriend because she’s dating the son of this hedge fund manager as part of a revenge plot. The hedge fund manager framed Emily Amanda’s father for...
So, so, so good. →
This essay and Joan Didion’s “On Self Respect” keep me sane. There will likely be more quotes to come, as I’m reading Infinite Jest and it’s just incredible. “In the day-to-day trenches of adult life, there is no such thing as atheism. There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship. And an outstanding...