It’s gonna be May

As a public school teacher I can’t help but start the inevitable countdown for summer as soon as the sun returns to making regular appearances in my life. Despite the fact that I can’t wait for 60 days from now when I will be freed from the bog of middle …

13 Reasons Why You Should Avoid 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is one of the most wildly irresponsible series ever created. I cannot believe that a number of adults looked at this story that glorifies and glamorizes suicide and said, “Yes, this would make for appropriate teen programming.” The show actively contradicts everything activists and educators work tirelessly …

Episode 2 of The Santa Clarita Diet

If you’re still here after the end of episode one, congratulations! You are as desensitized to violence and gore as I am! Ah, to grow up in the age of gratuitous violence…. Episode two opens with Sheila and Joel trying to act like digging a grave for a newly murdered …

Big Little Lies And Why You Should Still Read The Book

The HBO miniseries Big Little Lies concluded Sunday night in spectacular fashion. The whole show was one of the better miniseries I’ve seen with near perfect casting, immaculate styling, and very smart editing. But it still wasn’t the book. I read the book last year in the space of three days. It was …