As advice on what to write our next blog posts about, Mr. Anderson offered us this tidbit: write about what’s been on your mind lately.
So, what’s been on my mind lately? School, of course, and the always-formidable future, and why American health care is so expensive, and why people say time is a man-made construct, (seriously, if someone could explain it to me, that’d be great), and the fact that the new Harry Potter movie is coming out next year, and death. Death! I’ll write…Continue
Recently, I finally took the initiative to, you know, actually borrow a copy of The Fault in Our Stars. It’s shamefully late, I know—I’m literally the last person I know to read it. To be honest, my hopes weren’t very high anyways—I’m not a stranger to John Green’s work. I think I’ve read all his other books besides The Fault in Our Stars, actually. That being said, I’m not a huge fan either, for reasons I’ve discussed before on a few Ning comment threads; his characters…Continue
As a fan of "The Office," I eagerly read Mindy Kaling’s autobiography when it came out (Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?), and when B.J. Novak released a new book, I put it on the top of my reading list as well. This one, however, isn’t an autobiography—it’s a collection of 64 smart, witty vignettes, at turns funny and self-reflective, and always a tad ludicrous. Nearly every story has some sort of twist, or at least an element of tongue-in-cheekiness. A blind date goes awry when…Continue