23. July 2014

Filtering Fun

Last year my high school implemented a draconian network filter. The school district had always erred on the side of caution when it came to network filtering, putting faith in blacklists over students’ willpower.


20. July 2014

I wish I'd written you a letter

I spent the afternoon lost in Ned Vizzini’s Teen Angst? Naah…, a collection of short essays about his experiences as a teenager. It’s candid, thoughtful, and entertaining.


26. April 2014

Stop Making Sense

I’ll always remember the first time I heard David Byrne say “Hi. I’ve got a tape I want to play.” As soon as he walks out onto the stage and pops a tape in his boom box, you know you’re in for a treat.