NotApologies 101

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  Teacher: Good evening, Class! Last week we learned about the anatomy of an apology. It's sincere, it accepts responsibility and accountability, it doesn't contain any "buts" and it sometimes even outlines steps the apologizer might take to truly remedy a problematic situation.Tonight's objective is to master the tricky task of NotApologizing!Student: Ugh. When are we even gonna USE a NotApology?Teacher: You'd be surprised at how frequently NotApologies are … [Read more...]

Color Me…Something

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First, I saw this video posted on Facebook. I tried really hard to enjoy it. I DID enjoy it. What's not to love? Teachers, principals, students, getting together to make a hilarious and corny video about going back to school! Everybody was making fun of themselves and completely losing themselves in the geeked-out way that makes it impossible not to love them. Teenagers reading books - actual BOOKS, high school football players … [Read more...]

American Blogger – A Trailer Review

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I recently watched a trailer for the new “documentary” coming out called “American Blogger.” Documentary is in quotation marks because it should really be called an “advertisement.” No, no, I realize a trailer is an advertisement for a movie, but based on the trailer’s impression, what I’m saying is that it seems the actual movie will be more of an advertisement of their cross-country “journey” and “brand” than a documentary...Read the rest of my review of the trailer over at Lefty Pop, and b … [Read more...]