Like a phoenix, we rise from the ashes! aka: surviving blog failure

Last Tuesday, sometime in the late afternoon, the Feeding on Folly site went down. A light within the blogging universe was extinguished. Did you sense it? Alas, it was a dark day, my friends. A dark three days, to be exact. Our Feeding on Folly Lady was not seen again until late Friday evening, when… Read More Like a phoenix, we rise from the ashes! aka: surviving blog failure

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