Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Rotten Apple for Bad Teacher

First there was Bad Santa (2003), and now there’s Bad Teacher, which was followed soon after by Horrible Bosses.  Focusing on the worst of human behavior as a source for comedy is hardly new, and such comedy works best when … Continue reading

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Wordy Shipmates Worth Reading

An editor of Public Radio’s This American Life, Sarah Vowell has written several books about American history.  I remember seeing her on Book TV several years ago discussing her latest book at the time, Assassination Vacation, about a vacation Vowell … Continue reading

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