Author Archives: Travis

Tangerine Highroller

–apologies to Osip Mandelstam1 We are living, but can’t feel the land where we stay, More than ten steps away you can’t hear what we say. But if people would talk on occasion, They should mention the Tangerine Caucasian. His … Continue reading

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PWNCED

Thinking about the current state of COVID infections tearing through the United States in general and the White House in particular, having the head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force show up last night as a gaunt, translucent specter … Continue reading

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Open note

Actual question asked by an actual student during the actual algebra exam he was currently taking in my class this morning: I can’t remember how to solve this kind of problem. Can you walk me through it, step-by-step?

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Radio silence

Student: Um, yeah, professor… I’m asking for an extension on the exam. I don’t know if you know this or not, but your lectures haven’t been livestreaming for, like, the last two weeks. I haven’t been able to understand the … Continue reading

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Syllabusted

Fun fact: almost all of my emails for the past two weeks could have been answered with the following image.

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