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Monthly Archives: June 2014

theworldinayear.com 1 of 2: the brochure

June 6, 2014, 7:50 am

This is a great, original idea I had some time ago. I’ll comment on it at bottom. Brochure/website would look something like this: theworldinayear.com visits these countries: Russia Finland Estonia Sweden Norway Denmark Germany Poland Czech Republic Hungary Bulgaria Turkey Greece Croatia Italy Vatican City Austria Switzerland Belgium Netherlands Britain France Spain Portugal Morocco Japan South Korea China Nepal India Vietnam Cambodia Thailand Malaysia Singapore Indonesia Australia Egypt Jordan Israel Palestine (the UN calls this as a country) Kenya Tanzania
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If We Knew

June 4, 2014, 9:15 am

Previously on My Blog About Autism…wifey and I had a lot of problems both getting our district to the table, and with the district’s plan to mainstream our child. We arrived at the table… Lisa didn’t exactly apologize for the three month delay, but she said that she’s spent the time contacting nearby school districts and trying to arrange something for Dar. So far, she’s had no luck. I asked: are there waiting lists? Might their situation change between now
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The “Slacker-Striver” Genre, and What the Media Got Wrong About Ann Hornaday, Seth Rogen, and Judd Apatow

June 1, 2014, 8:21 am

Hello there, writers and commenters on Ann Hornaday’s Washington Post piece criticizing movies about “arrested adolescents” who wind up with out-of-their-league women! It’s so nice of you to notice a genre we’ve been writing about for seven years now. I don’t think any of us were expecting a horrible tragedy like the one at U.C. Santa Barbara to shine a light on our work; nor did we expect quite so much confusion about the last 15 years of what David Denby dubbed the “slacker-striver” genre. When
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