That viral video of the interrupted professor? I don’t think it’s funny.

It crowded my newsfeed on Friday, accompanied by many “LOLs” and my favorite “laughing to the point of tears” emoji.Robert E. Kelly, a political science professor based in South Korea, was being interviewed live on BBC from his home office when his toddler opened the door and bounded in, followed by a baby sibling in a walker.The professor reaches back with one arm and attempts to push the toddler away, while continuing to look into the camera and attempts to answer the questio … [Read more...]

Sick Pilgrim’s Existential Crisis Summer TV Bingewatch

"People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like." — Abraham Lincoln The world has gotten so heavy in the last couple weeks, and this blog has followed suit. We all need a break. As Jess is so fond of reminding us: Even St. Teresa of Avila said that sometimes you have to make life bearable. And summer (like fall...and spring...and winter) is a great time for escapism. Of course, even when Sick Pilgrims escape we're thinking about the meaning and ultimate purpose of … [Read more...]