The Erudite Comedy- Part 4

To recap, our two guides have passed by Minos, and into a large wall of wind which now hinders them.   We continued into the darkness, past that huge monster. Virgil guided us past the huge walls of twisting wind and the dark rocks. “We just need to get to the edge of the circle,”… Continue reading The Erudite Comedy- Part 4

The Erudite Comedy- Part 3

When we last left our heroes, they were travelling through Limbo, the place for those who did not attend university, those poor souls. Virgil points out some of the inhabitants of Limbo, all of whom exist on the lowest plain of punishment in the education system.   Virgil pointed towards some elderly men sitting around… Continue reading The Erudite Comedy- Part 3

The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

The sun dipped below the horizon as I approached the base of Mount University. Pausing for a breath, I dared a terrified backward glance. The thick, dark forest spread out behind me; although I had a penchant for nature, I knew this was a different beast. Several chthonic creatures had chased me through the forest:… Continue reading The Erudite Comedy- Part 1

The Festival of PSATurnalia

The Earth has once again completed its revolution around the Sun, and it is the time of the PSAT. A ritual in which adolescents are forced to partake in a modified assessment of their comprehension skills, which decides if they are bestowed the prestigious title of “National Merit Scholar.” One would imagine that such a… Continue reading The Festival of PSATurnalia

Lovecraft Meets High School: A Deconstruction

What is school like for the undeveloped mind of a sleep deprived student? I realized that this theater of madness known as school isn’t so different from that of a Lovecraftian tale(or horror, to be accurate). So I decided to investigate this little theory.   So, what does constitute a Lovecraftian horror? Well according to… Continue reading Lovecraft Meets High School: A Deconstruction

How to Survive Mrs. Malaprop’s Class- Pt. 4 FIN

Welcome back, dear reader! Here begins the third installment in “the Guide to Surviving Mrs. Malaprop’s Class.” You may wish to revisit the previous installment from two weeks ago before reading this portion, as there is a level of continuity between the posts. Enjoy! For those of you who want to take the AP exam, don’t… Continue reading How to Survive Mrs. Malaprop’s Class- Pt. 4 FIN

Online Driving Schools, a Requiem

All of us will one day have to face off with one of the most horrendous constructs known to man: driving school. Specifically, online driving school, where one can learn the rules of the road from the comfort of their home. I have to say, anyone who believes this deception will have a rude awakening… Continue reading Online Driving Schools, a Requiem