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Author Archives: Kate Sherrod

Bring Back Schoolhouse Rock Before It’s Too Late!

Sure, it's a deeply weird way of knowing things, but honestly, how much worse is it than when George Orwell was made to remember the phrase "A black negress was my aunt: there's her house behind the barn" as a mnemonic device for recalling, in chronological order, the names of all of the battles in the War of the Roses? Read More »

71.5 Hours to Go

Did I just ask to prevent telemarketers calling my home phone – or was I just tricked into adding my address to the database of the newly created Federal Bureau of Spam? Read More »

What is in a Name?

I hereby declare a totally unofficial but no less necessary open call to all and sundry to come up with a new name for the channel formerly known as SCI FI. Read More »