Posted on | April 18, 2011 | No Comments
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~Albert Einstein
I’ve been thinking about school lately. It’s the grad show for the IDEA class of 2011 today (congrats guys! the show concept is genius) and it always sends me back to that time of smack-down panic uncertainty that comes along with getting out of art school. (No seriously, I went.)
I also had one of those “I have an exam that I never went to class for!” dream the other night. Apparently it means that I’m putting off something that I should be working on.
I’m going to say “what is Sleep for $200, Alex.”
I usually attend the grad show to catch up with teachers and alum, but little Miss Attached-at-the-Boob* is still too young to leave for the night so instead I’ve rounded up some blather about beginnings and endings and the awesome slacking in the moments in between. I hope you enjoy my hijacking of the precious moments of your life. It’s the experience you would have had if you sat next to me in school…
SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED
Commencement speech by cartoonist Bill Watterson.
YOU DON’T BOIL A B.A., YOU BAKE IT.
Kids in the Hall classic sketch.
HOW TO BE 1990s
A eerily relevant look at the quiet crisis of being a teen in the 1990s.
STEVE JOBS: HOW TO LIVE BEFORE YOU DIE
Another inspirational commencement speech by a college drop-out and life drop-in.
BECAUSE YOU’RE THE MOST INTERESTING PERSON YOU KNOW
Find out your Briggs Myers personality type.
I found out that my type is rare and often shared with stodgy old men.
(Note: after you take the test, search the four letter type for a most in-depth view on careers, learning styles etc.)
Was that fun?
Good. Now get back to work or get a job.
Or post you favourite slack attack link in the comments below.
(*Yes, my Boob needs a capital ‘B’.)