The Professor is In invited me to guest post this Friday, but I forgot to link — ooops. At any rate, if you’d like to read my thoughts on defining success, they’re over there.
I really enjoyed this week’s guest post, and had a great e-mail conversation with Dr. Karen about our different views of the world. I think it comes down to the fact that while her bad experience was centered around one particular campus culture, my bad experience was less limited: basically, empirical observation had led me
Dr. Karen Kelsky, my guest author today, not only left after getting tenure, she left after becoming the head of a department. And she’s even willing to admit that there’s some good in academia, but has no tolerance for delusion — which is why I asked her to post here. She’s also started a business,
The good news is that Larry Crowne was much more bearable than I thought it would be, mostly because the whole college element was basically just a backdrop for Larry Crowne’s personal journey thingamajigger. Sure, the movie was a little confused about its own quirk level but all things considered it wasn’t a bad way
The IMDB description of Larry Crowne: “After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.” HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. HAHA. Ha. Now that I’ve stopped laughing, I think I’m going to cry. Middle-aged is right. Nothing against the age (getting there myself) but the older you are, the stronger your delusions about what