Mocha choco cocoa bop

30 June, 2012
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Greetings and salutations from sweltering Pennsylvania, which I imagine goes along with sweltering Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, Florida, Missouri and the Netherlands. Yesterday, they arrived in Hershey, and they chocolated. Selah. Chocolate World embodies everything you ever dreamed about chocolate. Wonka’s …

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RNF LVIII

27 June, 2012
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Random Neuron Firings Today, my friend Joni shared this picture from someone’s website on her Facebook page. I immediately thought, “Hey — I made that up. Boo to that copycat!” [I say that exact thing to my students every once in awhile. Not the “Boo, copycat” …

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Review: The Newsroom

26 June, 2012
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First: If you’re going to psychoanalyze this show, or point out its occasional (OK, habitual) stretches with regard to realism, or if you’re going to snark on about how it’s basically historically inaccurate with regard to the role of cable …

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