Dirty Pretty Things
The doctor: How come I've never seen you people before?
Okwe: Because we are the people you do not see. We are the ones who drive your cabs. We clean your rooms. And suck your cocks.
World Cup 2010: Dressing room invader told England... →
great story from the Daily Mirror
yunzi: All that she wants is another baby, she’s gone tomorrow. Beware of what is flashing in her eyes She’s going to get you
PLAINFIELD TODAY: Gallon flunks ‘Shame’ test. Does it make a difference? (With video) When I was thinking about becoming an administrator in the school system, I enrolled in FIU’s Educational Leadership program. This asshole was my very first professor in the program. I never liked the guy. There was something “fake” about him. He just seemed like a sleazeball. He...
Just finished Sea of Poppies
Sea of Poppies: A Novel by Amitav Ghosh My rating: 5 of 5 stars Once I slogged through the first 30 pages, I could not put this book down. I love novels in which the lives of multiple characters intersect in a big dramatic way. Sea of Poppies does not disappoint. Ghosh uses beautiful, vivid language that makes 1830s India come to life. Every character has a believable backstory that Ghosh more...
Teabaggers literally do not understand American... →
A history teacher gets it right.
Earlier in the week I was invited by some students to play Ultimate Frisbee this weekend. They know how much I love Ultimate and I let them know I would play. Yesterday my wife and I are the first to arrive. A few minutes later, the students who organized the game with 3 cases of Gatorade and…a Publix cake. I asked what was the cake for. One of the students replied, “It’s for...
No, I Get It: Movies Coming Out This Summer →
Sex and the City 2 (sequel to a movie based on a TV show based on a book based on newspaper articles) Iron Man 2 (sequel to a movie based on a 2nd-tier comic book) Jonah Hex (based on a 5th-tier comic book) The A-Team (based on a campy 80s TV action show) Macgruber (based on a… Don’t know about you but if this is an exhaustive list, it seems like this summer will be one...
Reading this now. A quarter of the way in and I love the writing. Reminds me of Rushdie.