I’m starting a new job today. I’m a little terrified. Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: Let’s Talk About Jobs
There’s no question that I’ve been feeling crappy about one of my current part-time jobs. It’s the job that’s been keeping me secured in school since it pays for my tuition. To some people, having this type of arrangement is ideal and would not warrant any complaining since, at the end of the day, school is getting covered. But I have come to a point where even that reason alone does not justify acts of borderline exploitation to be acceptable. A colleague reminded me the other day, that despite my frustrations, this is what “adults” do in the “real world.” Continue reading On Grown-up Jobs
Let the record show that ladies who take their clothes off are not bad people. Continue reading My Life in Burlesque: We Are Not ‘Disgusting’
I tend not to respond to op-eds, columns, and blog posts about adjuncting. I’d never have time for anything else. But Charlotte Allen’s recent op-ed for the L.A. Times contains a worn argument that I can’t ignore anymore: “Don’t be an adjunct.”
Welcome to the midweek news. Do you care? Would you rather watch Say Yes to the Dress? Well, sit a spell and see what’s up. You’ll soon be back watching spoiled children choose dresses that equal the cost of a down payment on a house. Continue reading Midweek News
I make about $10 to $25 an hour. I receive no benefits other than a discount at the school store.
Here’s the news to keep you in-the-loop for all those
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Kittens. Life is long, days are short, and sometimes, you just get a little bit lost. Continue reading This Open Thread Wonders What Should We Be