Monday, July 11, 2005

payback is a motherfucker

Do you know how funny it is to observe a bunch of teenage boys, hooded out in baggy clothes and caps, watching an old production of A Tale of Two Cities? YEAH! Take that! That's what happens when you won't. shut. the. fuck. up. You get to watch old white men with whigs on! Whose your daddy now, bitches?!

Luckily, I'm going to a conference tomorrow. I will attempt to regain my sanity.

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12:47 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

hilarious! i'm happy for your payback!

my kids had to watch an old version of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; unfortunately, they've done a remake of it - to come out in August. Good for us C.S. Lewis/Narnia lovers (book lovers, primarily), but not so good for promoting reading - cuz now they'll have a cool movie version to watch.

2:45 PM  
Blogger Pigs said...

LOL. Love it. I would love to hear a tape of what runs through your head when you're teaching. Hang in there! How much longer?

6:59 AM  
Blogger César said...

Hilarious! Like Mr. Lopez says, "That way they'll learn." Ha.

I both agree and disagree with C.S. Lewis thing. It's difficult to get kids to read from the get-go. I think the film (which I am dying to see; I grew up reading those stories as a kid) will do both. It will promote the books--look at how people are going apeshit for Rowlings crap, and the films are of decent merit (Cuoaron's installment by far the best).

My major fear is that the new films lose the religious aspect that I hold dear. I'm no holy roller, but you gotta show some darn kids some good parables, show it to them Lewis style.

nice job Ms. Maddy Madd. :)

6:25 PM  
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3:20 PM  

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