The Secretary, the Worm, & the water cooler: A morality tale in three acts

You may remember Worm from our post a couple weeks ago: a high school teacher with a reputation as a scavenger. I mentioned there was a shady incident involving him and the water cooler. Prepare yourself. Here it is in all its gory detail. Act 1 Scene: Break room of a suburban high school. Near… Read More The Secretary, the Worm, & the water cooler: A morality tale in three acts

Laptops, Ads, & Being Controlled by Two Dudes With a Podcast

I didn’t post last Wednesday. Did you notice? Okay, tell the truth. Do you even know I post on Wednesdays? Yeah. That’s what I thought. Well, I do. Usually. This time I didn’t on account of computer problems. Don’t get me wrong, I have access to working computers. My problems were… okay, here’s the thing:… Read More Laptops, Ads, & Being Controlled by Two Dudes With a Podcast

Thoughts from a Noble Woman: On Clothing and Fashion Mishaps

We have an interesting development in our mysterious M.A.’s diary (first discussed here): it looks like she gave considerable thought into how she presented herself, clothing-wise. How many philosophers can you name spent time thinking of such things? Yeah, same here. And yet, it can be argued, it is hardly a trivial pursuit. How you dress… Read More Thoughts from a Noble Woman: On Clothing and Fashion Mishaps

In Which I Question the Motives of a Blogger Who Recently Followed Me and Politely Suggest He Stop Using Super Long Blog Post Titles

Dear Blogger Who Recently Followed Me, Please accept my heartiest welcome to our Feeding on Folly neighborhood! Take a seat anywhere you like… well, not there… that’s where Brian of Bonnywood always sits… no, not that one either, that’s Patricia’s spot. She needs the side table for her tea… Oh, geez, just take the one next… Read More In Which I Question the Motives of a Blogger Who Recently Followed Me and Politely Suggest He Stop Using Super Long Blog Post Titles