by Jason T. Kocher June 19th, 2011 - Creative » Reference »
Asperger’s (colloq. Ass Burgers) An ill-fated, early competitor to the McDonald’s fast-food chain started by Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger in 1944, staffed entirely by autistic employees. Although the business filed for bankruptcy shortly after opening, Hans Asperger looked on the bright side, referring to it as a “learning experience”.
by Jason T. Kocher May 13th, 2011 - Politics » Society »
Through the course of what would be grades 7-9, replace the entire curriculum with math, science, logic, research and writing activities responding to every episode of Penn & Teller: Bullshit and the grim meathook reality of The Wire.
by Jason T. Kocher April 4th, 2011 - Politics » Society »
East River Wine and Spirits with insidious, corrupting High School in the background. A few blocks from where I live, there had been a storefront available for rent on the northeast corner of 116th and Pleasant Ave. For a year or so, I had had consistent fantasies that it would be turned into an Arby’s […]
by Jason T. Kocher March 15th, 2011 - Politics » Society »
A lot has been said recently regarding the costs of public education and society’s respect or lack thereof for teachers. And as usual, the foaming sea of all that is said misses most of the points and devolves into the normal tried-and-true political battle of unexamined, preexisting emotions that are the core of Red vs. […]