On that thing they might have maybe wanted to...
brettlacy: Prof: I hope your study groups are going well. You should be ready for next week’s midterm. Class of mostly 1st years: *blank stares* Prof: You all DO know that study groups are the key to your success here in grad school. 1st years: *more blank stares* Prof: *blank stare* 1st years: (collectively and frantically) ANYONE WANNA BE IN A STUDY GROUP? Study groups are my social...
budsey: Spoiler ahead: Did anyone else see the parallel between Seattle Grace’s merging with Mercy West, and Degrassi Community School’s merging with Lakehurst High School? Or note that Degrassi merged with Lakehurst right when the show stopped being good-bad and started being WTF-why-am-I-still-watching-this-bad? Ha! I totally see it. At least there is no one with a disgusting blonde mullet that...
Fan Death →
sarahcolombo: Apparently, a lot of people here believe that sleeping with a fan on overnight causes death. “ an electric fan creates a vortex, which sucks the oxygen from the enclosed and sealed room and creates a partial vacuum inside.” One of my best friends in elementary school was Korean and her mom told me that one night when a bunch of us were sleeping over at her house. I was terrified...
Universal Lifts Veil on Harry Potter Theme Park →
msprufrock: annarodriguez: agfp ahbalabahl hrngft ooooooogggghwheeee I admit I was skeptical when I first heard about the Harry Potter theme park, but this does sound pretty awesome. Can you say ‘summer vacation’? Because I can… ROAD TRIP!
annarodriguez: adding a new bullet point to my resume today! would it sound better if i said i was Napmaster or Master of Naps Definitely Master of Naps. Put it under the education section.
Team Ginger gets a festival. My hair color is... →
A library without books →
budsey: andgoodbye: This is horrible. I realize that everyone hates it when I talk about how much I love ebooks and don’t care about physical copies of a text, but…. I love ebooks (and other digital texts) and don’t care about physical copies of texts. I think I’m allowed to have that opinion because I have an English degree, so you know I am not anti-reading or anything. I love reading. I just...
2. It boosts your sense of professionalism. If you’re a graduate student,...– http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/leaving_academia/hikel4 How social networking can help grad students find a career outside academia. Also, replace Ellen with How I Met Your Mother, and that is a fairly accurate description of my life.
Reading List for the week of 8/31
Just in case you ever wondered what it was like to be in grad school for English, here is what I have to read this week: Plato’s Republic and The Ion Aristotle’s Poetics Sidney’s Apology for Poetry Johnson’s Preface to Shakespeare Chapters 1, 2, and 4 of Eighteenth-Century Women Writer and Their Poetry Lady Mary Chudley’s “To the Ladies” Ann...
William Carlos Williams – "This Is Just To Say" →
annarodriguez: thegrumples: Basically, this sums up the way I feel about Anna exactly. GOD DAMMIT MY MEGANACHOS TESSA http://www.marriedtothesea.com/061809/dear-william.gif