Self-Positive Sailor Moon part 2
things that say loads about my mental state: reading these made me burst into tears
via The Mary Sue:
Giovanni Antonelli, you are a gentleman and a scholar.
This secondary school science teacher is a self-described “Super-Nerd” with a special claim to fame: he can name every single Doctor Who story every made – in order. Normally, this might just be an interesting quirk to pull out at slow parties, but recently, Antonelli used his powers for good by performing the feat to raise £100 for Children In Need. He explained that the stunt is “a result of 40 years of love for the program.”
Antonelli regularly incorporates Doctor Who into his science lessons. He says this habit gets him mixed reactions from the students:
“Generally, when I use it in lessons, there’s two responses – some groan and say ‘not this again,’ but others seem genuinely enthusiastic.”
He hopes that students will learn something from his Doctor Who memory feat as well as be entertained:
“I tell the kids to learn through repetition – this is a perfect example of how that can work.”
It only took Antonelli a week of practice to be able to recite all 240 stories without making a mistake. Why was it so easy? Antonelli says that “most of it has been rattling around in [his] head for years” anyway, so polishing off the feat wasn’t much of a stretch. Doctor Who, he explained, was the show that sparked his lifelong interest in science, which eventually led him to his career in teaching.
many people are giving up on rise of the guardians. I just want to see how many of us are left…
i don’t think i have a choice…??? ; v ;
you better believe it
"I make flowers out of napkins. No tape, no glue, no wire. It’s just a hobby that has turned into a business." He told me all about his business World Paper Flowers and how he uses Japanese Ikebana techniques in his flower making. "Oh I love them. What’s your name?"
"World. Arnold World."
"Oh, wow, I thought your business name was just referring to the fact that you’ve been all over."
"Nope. You know, only 2% of black slaves that were brought to America kept their names? I am in that 2%. I’m a 9th generation World."
You can see more of Arnold’s beautiful paper flowers here.
I totally agree with ravenguest. After the first Coriolanus perfomance, I looked forward…
I’m so glad to see the younger generation waking up to this hypocrisy.
The homeowner at 22 one is killing me.
This meme makes me so angry because it’s so on-target.
I am screaming
this isn’t even funny to me it just makes me want to find the nearest baby boomer and deck them in the mouth