Archive for September 19th, 2013
What have we come to as a society when we look down on kids who love to read?
According to several reports (some going back to August… wish I wasn’t so late to this party), that’s exactly what happened in Hudson Falls, New York, where a local librarian was fired, supposedly over defending, and wanting to applaud, a young boy who read 63 books over the course of a six week period to help solidify his win (for the fifth(!) year in a row) in a reading contest held by the Hudson Falls Free Library. Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More
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“Cliches become cliches precisely because they’re valid enough to bear endless repetition.” — Dr. Claire Finn (Penny Johnson Jerald), The Orville
“You shouldn’t be able to taste smells.” — Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), Brooklyn Nine-Nine
“I am happy right now, in the arms of my demon-possessed baby-mama.” — Alaric Saltzman (Matt Davis), Legacies