04 February 2009

happy birthday to me

why is it that 25 seems way, way older than 24?

02 February 2009

why i don't like teaching world history

eirelady: it is impossible to make late 19th century russian industrialization interesting
eirelady: agree?
cptmannix: yes, because russian industrialization isn't interesting until the early 20th century when it involves stalin and death camps
cptmannix: don't tell me you're caught in that period of history post-reconstruction, pre world war i...
cptmannix: that period of history sucks