Education

IT NEVER CEASES

“Do you have a basement? We think there’s a kentuki about to die—could you go down and look?” Some people who answered still didn’t know what a kentuki was.” ― Samanta Schweblin, Little Eyes: A Novel   On Wednesday, I… Read More ›

WHAT ARE WE REALLY TALKING ABOUT?

“Truth cannot be imparted,” said Kline. “It must be inflicted.” ― Brian Evenson   You gotta give credit where credit is due, and Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn deserves a boatload of credit, Not for what you might expect –… Read More ›

PIERCING THE SMOKE

“After all, isn’t that the Gatsby glory of the New York dream: telling the grandest story about yourself that you could hope to have others believe in the distant hope that you’ll believe it yourself?” ― Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby… Read More ›

A MANCHURIAN CANIDATE

“Don’t worry about what people think, because once it’s all over the people who love you will make you what they want you to be, and the people who don’t love you will, too.” ― Rick Bragg, The Prince of… Read More ›