“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
In Defense of "Jesus Glasses"
The facts of my case are fairly simple. Chad Farnan, a 15-year-old self-described Christian fundamentalist student in my AP History class, sued me for a “pattern” of statements unconstitutionally hostile to religion. His claim was based on hours of illegal and surreptitious recordings. In my attorney’s opinion, the law was on our side, so he advised me to seek a summary judgment. I now believe that was a critical error…
IGNORE the Wisconsin protests and instead LOOK OVER THERE!
By Lee Camp My new stand-up album “Chaos For The Weary” is available Feb 25th on iTunes and Amazon.
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #100: Il Planetario di Figaro
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]
Adjunct faculty: an unsustainable disgrace
by Joseph Domino There is perhaps no topic in America where we talk out of two sides of our mouths more than Education. Education is in crisis at all levels, but at […]
Educating the 21st Century cyberstudent…or not?
Don Tapscott has some radical new ideas about education. Here’s a sampling (as related by ReadWriteWeb): “…the age of learning through the memorization of facts and figures is coming to an end. […]