Every year about this time in my American Literature classes we get on the topic of transcendentalism, namely the work of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. This leads us to reading comparative essays by Wendell Berry. This also invariably causes students who are fans of the NBC hit show Parks and Recreation to draw the conclusionContinue reading “3 Reasons Why Ron Swanson Is a Transcendentalist”
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New Podcast Up: Our 50th Episode!
On our fiftieth podcast (and we can’t believe we have made it this far) we talk about fan fiction. What are the legalities of writing stories about our favorite pop culture heroes? Can you really get in trouble for it? We also discuss the upcoming series finales and series that we can’t wait to seeContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Our 50th Episode!”