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  1. hippocrates don’t lie
    Shakira Studies Philosophy in Quarantine As You Feebly Feed Sourdough StarterThat’s one “hobby.”
  2. donations
    Lady Gaga to Fund Classrooms in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy in Wake of Shootings“In this moment, I want to channel my confusion, frustration, and fury into hope.”
  3. last night on late night
    SNL’s Betsy DeVos Tries to Defend Her Terrible Education Credibility“I may not be very good on camera, but behind the scenes, my ideas are much worse.”
  4. Judd Apatow Is Teaching an Online Comedy MasterClass This SpringClass is about to be in session with Judd Apatow at the helm. Apatow is the latest celebrity to sign on to teach his own MasterClass, which was […]
  5. What It’s Like to Take Steve Martin’s Comedy MasterClassYou must have seen it: the commercial/trailer for “Steve Martin Teaches Comedy.” Facebook tells me it surfaced in early March, when my brother […]
  6. Lady Gaga and Others Fight for Girls’ EducationThe open letter is from campaigning and advocacy organization ONE.
  7. Is a $160,000 Degree in ‘Comedic Arts’ Worth It? The average cost of tuition at a private college in 2015 was over $32,000 according to CollegeData.com, but that number is even higher at […]
  8. star wars countdown
    Everything You Can Learn From Star WarsIt’s the Galactic Common Core, basically.
  9. Stephen Colbert Is Giving $800,000 to South Carolina Public School TeachersAs if you needed any more proof that Stephen Colbert is an awesome guy with a heart of gold, Daily Kos reports that Colbert has decided to fund […]
  10. Louis C.K. Went on a Twitter Rant About His Kids’ HomeworkLouis C.K. took to Twitter yesterday to express his frustrations with the homework his elementary school-aged daughter is being assigned by a […]
  11. Comments That a Professor Wrote in the Margins of One of My Essays, by […]• History is a construct, an invention of scholars really, so here I’d put instead of history: events in the so-called past. • I think it’s […]
  12. Watch Lewis Black Give a College Commencement Speech Of course, Lewis Black is the first person you’d pick to speak at a college commencement ceremony. (via Laughspin)
  13. Columbia College and Second City Team Up to Offer a Comedy DegreeColumbia College in Chicago has joined forces with the city’s esteemed Second City Theatre to offer the country’s first-ever comedy degree this […]
  14. CollegeHumor Is Offering the First-Ever Scholarship for Average KidsWeb comedy powerhouse CollegeHumor announced this week that they’re launching a new scholarship contest to specifically reward average […]
  15. education
    No, That’s Not Tom Hardy in PrometheusIt’s Logan Marshall-Green.
  16. education
    Michelle Williams Is Enrolled in the ‘James Franco School’ of BooksHe’s apparently a good teacher.
  17. education
    Enroll Your Children in Black Eyed Peas AcademyWill.I.Am and Co. are opening a school.
  18. Why Do We Suck The Humor Out Of Education?Abraham Lincoln was funny. Dante’s Inferno was funny. Chaucer was funnier than that one story involving a poker in the dude’s butt which your […]
  19. education
    See Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore ‘Teaching’These kids are learning a lot.