I believe the academic world is more separate from the rest of the world than ever before. No one besides us reads our academic journals. No one besides us reads our literary magazines. What are we getting done by just talking to each other?
11. During the Q+A someone, likely a person who fell asleep in the audience, pops back to life long enough to foam at the mouth about something no one in the room understands.
I was one of the people who admitted to putting the “pro” in the procrastination, but DON’T DO IT!
You learn the beauty of struggle.
I had occasion to watch Hilary make her move on Cliff during an otherwise apparently pointless conversation recounting an argument she’d had last week with Reggie Jackson in a Fort Lauderdale restaurant.
Almost everyday after class I will come home with a turkey wrap or General Tso’s chicken and de-stress with some Netflix. I will then finish eating, go to some meetings, finish my necessary homework, and watch Netflix again before bed. How much of my life have I spent watching Netflix?
We often claim something like “science is heartless, but human is the essence of the humanities.” Then we always say something about “the human condition.”
It’s that time of year again. Millions of college-bound kids are getting ready for the fresh taste of freedom. They’re packing their bags, taking their last high school road trips, and filling their Pinterest boards with dorm inspiration.
11. Your entire success and future financial well-being is based on a goddamn proposal.
I make less money, but I am healthy and happy and I wake up with a smile on my face, looking forward to my next project and my next adventure.