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The Mothers of Millenials

  “Guess what Carson did.” It was the kind of statement Rachel hated. The bright look in Jamie’s eyes meant she was about to regain Rachel with her adult son’s latest achievement. “I dunno,” said Rachel. “Was it a felony?” … Continue reading

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Enlightened Scholarship

“I assume everyone here believes in evolution,” said Dr. Alisch with a flourish of his hand. It was the first day of college and everyone was desperately trying to avoid eye contact with the professor. Levi gulped hard. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Commencement Address I Will Never Be Allowed To Give

  President, distinguished faculty, ladies and gentlemen, and graduates. Congratulations, you’ve just completed the modern equivalent of high school from 75 years ago. Well, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. 75 years ago all high school students were required to … Continue reading

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Improvements to Shark Week

“Have you been watching Shark Week?” asked Horst. “Nah. I’m boycotting it,” replied Blair. “Why, because it’s sharksist?” asked Horst. “I hate all the fake tension they create. As though any of those people are in actual danger. I’m boycotting … Continue reading

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A Tough Education

Distractions for a lifeguard are many. The echos of children splashing in the pool, for instance, rarely allowed Trevor an opportunity to think. Not to mention the constant need to protect the little cretins from drowning. Oh well, thought Trevor, … Continue reading

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Forming the Right Problems

A distinguished looking professor stepped into the wooden paneled hallway. Sitting on the two hundred year old stone floor was his doctoral student. “Mr. Johansson. I can see you now,” said the distinguished looking man. Karl Johansson scrambled to his … Continue reading

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The Sock Heaven Of Academia

  A distinguished looking professor stepped into the wooden paneled hallway. Sitting on the two hundred year old stone floor was his doctoral student.   “Mr. Johansson. I can see you now,” said the distinguished looking man.   Karl Johansson … Continue reading

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