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The Problem of Politics in the Age of the Actor

“The American public displays
its profoundest understanding of politics
when it votes movie stars and athletes
to high office.”—Aaron Haspel, Everything:
A Book of Aphorisms…
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Education & Teaching

Thu, 27 Aug 1998 19:50

From: Jolie
Subject: What have I done to you?
To: Wade

So what’s with the attitude?  It sounds like you’re writing me off completely because I’m actually having a good time in Thailand.  441 more words

Education & Teaching

The Fifth First Week of School

Confused yet?

I think I might be.

Its a good thing this is my fifth year teaching. My schedule this year is 100% insane. Of course, I often enjoy what others deem insane, but this is crazy even for me. 354 more words


Making and Interpreting Art

The importance of perception, when it comes to ‘getting’ art (painting, music, even writing), is often neglected, it seems to me. People want explanations. To explain a perception is possible, but it is not the same as perceiving (let alone learning to shift one’s perspective in the moment to see as one did not see before). 395 more words

Academics & Academia

Wed, 26 Aug 1998 19:36

From: Jolie
Subject: Re: Contradictions and Quickness
To: Patrick

Good to hear you’re doing okay.

I’m going to skip the self-reflective questions for now so I can think about them a little, answer your feedback-related questions since I’ve already got answers, and then tell you about my day if I still have time. 750 more words

Education & Teaching

Sat, 22 Aug 1998 17:34

From: Jolie
Subject: Amazing Thailand
To: Tiffany

Tiffany Tiffany!  Get out while you still can!

So how’s life at home?  Better question…any job offers yet?  I can’t believe Frankie is still planning on going back to the Academy…life (and work) is SOOO much better here.  505 more words

Education & Teaching

Wed, 19 Aug 1998 12:29

From: Jolie
Subject: Nude swimming, dirty dancing
To: Patrick

I hope you’re feeling better soon…no rush on the phone thing…take your time.  Actually there’s another phone which would be the best for me to receive calls on; it’s in the day care office, which is in the same building as my room, next door.  436 more words

Education & Teaching