Ross Chapman recounts the panel discussion, “Reading the Election”, in which the drama of this election cycle was connected to literature. This event was the perfect antidote for election season sour grapes. “In the wake of the election, what can the study of literature offer us?” Rachel Eisendrath posed this question to a somber Ella Weed […]
Discovered in a graduate-level animal physiology physics textbook (Fishbane’s Physics for Scientists and Engineers). For those of you who’ve always had a place in your heart for giraffes, know that they evidently have one for you in theirs as well. Bwog uses our well-rounded liberal arts education to analyze it in this interdisciplinary exercise, while exercising all of […]
A bougie, white, early 30s, peacoat-wearing couple enters Oren’s. Man: We would like to buy coffee beans. Oren’s barista: Okay, let me show your over here. M: Before you start, I just wanted to make sure that it was fair trade. OB: Well no, it’s actually better than fair trade. M: What? OB: It’s actually […]
A group of parents and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are upset that Go Ask Alice has been listed under the recommended resources in a new NYC sex-ed curriculum for fifth and sixth graders. Original, guys. (WashingtonPost, Gothamist) On the other end of the modesty spectrum, a Brooklyn-based performance artist Marni Kotak performed her latest piece yesterday morning: giving […]
This almost graceful array of laptop chargers was spotted in Butler! Look at those beautiful parallel catenaries! What Bwog wonders is how did these intrepid and dedicated students sling their chargers up that way? Like a grappling hook!? Or a lasso? What say you, wanderer? Name that title quote!