Carolina's back in the Top 25
Maybe my mom will remember where I work/go to school now.
Department Of Health And Human Services Recommends... →
What am I? Some kind of baby? Well baby wants a beer!– Hank Hill (via wematanye)
Protesters are protecting museum after nearby building is torched.– http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/
Current usage of my attention span
Watching the shit go down in Cairo - 50% Dicking around on the internet - 30% Writing my master’s paper - 10% Staring into space - 7% Listening to the class discussion - 3%
How would you explain a finding aid to a new user...
Well. I would explain it well, that’s how.
Hey, aren't you that librarian?
Why yes I am, dear undergrad; yes I am. I like getting recognized outside of the library.
Without even counting veterans... →
For the second year in a row, the U.S. military has lost more troops to suicide than it has to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. I don’t… something something terrorists… but… USA! USA! USA!
I Found it in the Archives! Contest →
Because sometimes there’s neat stuff in there. Other times there’s not.
And now she’s critiquing the instructor’s rubric for the first assignment, and telling us everything she knows about the grading system (pass/fail), and her expert opinion on the broken air conditioning. FUUUUUUUUUUUUU
Whatserface has nominated herself official dry-erase marker-bringer of the class. She is also helping to take the roll, moderate discussion, and adjust the syllabus. She is also doing all of these things badly.
camiwillknowinthe21stcentury asked: I hate you.
Ah, the morbidly cathartic tedium of weeding 8 floors of stupid crap nobody’s checked out in 20 years.
things I heard this week
The president of the Society of American Archivists is not and never has been an archivist. We don’t want the intellectuals to have to jump over three homeless people to get to the documents. At Wilson [library], somthing something… my archive… something something… my books. Whatserface in the front deciding that she is in fact going to teach the class because...
-rosasparks-: Before my head explodes in rage and grief. A 9 year old girl and a federal judge were both killed today, too. In fact, 6 people, who were participating in their civic lives were killed and many other were wounded, for doing what we ask our citizens to do, to make our country run smoothly. KILLED. This is beyond reprehensible. This is a national tragedy. I’ve had enough of this...
NFL concussion research at UNC →
Now can they give me $200,000 to research punching our suspended players in the face for their silly infractions?
So I just realized this blog has quickly become just the making-fun-of-Brad-Paisley blog. So I apologize for that. I don’t know why, but he’s fascinating.