Archive for March 2019

My findings on Attorney General Barr’s findings on Robert Mueller’s findings (Findings^3) 

May I summarize Attorney General Barr’s conclusions as, “Not this, but also not that”? So many more questions than answers. But really whatever the Mueller report actually says, it sorta doesn’t matter because we’ll believe whatever we want to hear. At this point, we have now years of conspiracy theory training courtesy of serial television... Read more »

USC just really wants to encourage a new generation of pole vaulters.

From the New York Times profile of Rick Singer: When he sought out photos of a student that he planned to insert digitally into a real image of an athlete, he breezily told one parent not to worry, he had done this “a million times.” In communications with colleges, he laid out false athletic credentials... Read more »

The Difference Between Asian Parents and White Parents

SCENE White moms browsing lighting fixtures at Restoration Hardware LORI LOUGHLIN Olivia’s going to USC next year! LORI’S MOM FRIEND KIRSTEN Oh my, congratulations, Lori! That is wonderful news. You and your husband must be so proud. LORI Thanks, Kirsten. We are thrilled. We all worked so hard for this. SCENE Asian moms squeezing fruit... Read more »

Helicopter Parents: A Guide to Getting Your Kid into USC

A decision tree for parents who can’t help but meddle.
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