As The Wire showed us, teachers are the second most tragically under-appreciated part of urban life, right after dock workers (we keeed!). But we know all you teachers out there go through heckfire every day; Community Bookstore in Park Slope knows it too. That’s why it’s offering an Educators Night this Thursday: Teachers get 30 percent off any book in the store; plus a children’s books representative from Random House will be on hand, and there will be refreshments too. The teach appreash kicks off at 7pm Oct. 11.
Most of the entries in the big book of fake holidays are terrible: Best Friends Day, Raccoon Appreciation Day, Green Day, Father’s Day, to name just a few. Tomorrow, however, is National Duck Out for a Drink Day, a holiday Alex Balk at The Awl created six years ago because it’s the rotting corpse part of the […]
We’re all upset that summer is drawing to a close, but teachers throughout the city are especially bitching right now because their two-month-plus vacation is ending in just two short weeks. That’s right, kiddos and profs, the first day of the (public) school year is Thursday, Sept. 8. But luckily for the teachers (we don’t have […]
Good news, everyone! We finally killed sexism. According to this Pew study out this week, most men thing sexism is over and thank god someone finally asked men about that, because both being in the patriarchy and trying to fight it is exhausting. So now that sexism is over, what are we all supposed to do with our […]