Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 28

Weekend Reading: In Like a Lion Edition

By Erin E. Templeton Happy Friday ProfHackers! And for those of you embarking on your Spring Break (gulp!)–ENJOY! For the rest of you, hang in there! First things first: if you haven’t already updated your iWhatever, Do. It. Now. And then read this article from the NY Times about the security issues. It’s Oscar …read… Continue Reading Weekend Reading: In Like a Lion Edition

Feb 21

Weekend Reading: Winter Doldrums Edition

By Erin E. Templeton TGIF ProfHackers! This week saw the revisiting of an old favorite (at least for some of us), The Dead Poet’s Society. In the Atlantic, Kevin J. H. Dettmar argues that “Dead Poets’ Society is a Terrible Defense for the Humanities.” Film critic and Kelli Marshall disagrees, at least in part, …read… Continue Reading Weekend Reading: Winter Doldrums Edition

Feb 14

Weekend Reading: Valentine Edition

By Erin E. Templeton Happy Valentine’s Day, ProfHackers! Or if you prefer to boycott the holiday, Flavorwire has posted its list of “13 Great Anti-Valentine’s Day Movies You Can Stream Right Now.” Choices include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Closer. I would add Neil LaBute’s In the Company of …read more

Feb 07

Weekend Reading: Opening Ceremonies edition

By Erin E. Templeton The 2014 Winter Olympics began this week. The Washington Post details the difficulties facing NBC and its affiliates in covering the events. The opening ceremony takes place Friday at 11:00AM (several hours before this post goes live), but it won’t be aired to American audiences until Friday night. Earlier …read more