Who I'm Listening To

  • Lupe Fiasco - Love Letter to the Beat (single)
  • N.E.R.D - Nothing
  • Janelle Monae - Without a Fight (single)
  • Cee Lo Green - The Lady Killer
  • Kanye West - G.o.o.d Fridays

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

My sense of humor

1) One day Nathan and I were talking between classes and we both caught a whiff of cigarette smoke. Mind you, we work on the 4th floor of the school. This wasn’t a whiff we were catching from someone outside; it had to be someone in the building. Which of these children was the culprit? We were on the case. Our Sherlock and Watson role-playing didn’t last long, as when we stepped outside of the classroom we noticed the janitor walking down the hallway smoking his ciggy. None of the kids seemed to think twice of it, but the looks on Nathan and my face was one of confusion and jocularity. And since that moment we’ve seen him at all hours of the day, walking the halls of school blowing all kinds of second hand nonsense into the children’s lungs. Just interesting to notice the difference between this, and how it is back at home where cigarette smokers can barely smoke in their own home.

2) One day as my students were just about to walk into the classroom I had an emergency loogi. The next 7 seconds found me cycling through my options of where to rid this. Window? No. Trashcan? Full. Empty bottle of aloe juice? It was the last resort, thus it had to happen. I put it behind my desk, in a corner, on the floor so that nobody had to look at it. Anywho, to the story. On this particular day I decided to play charades with my students. One of my more energetic students, Jon, drew the word dry and it was now his duty to act out this word to his classmates. He looks around, bemused. As I am telling the class to quiet down Jon runs behind the desk, and before I have the opportunity to stop him, opens up the empty bottle and tries to demonstrate that the bottle is empty (dry) to the class. Out pours the loog, and poor Jon thinks its aloe juice so he starts to laugh and rub it in. Half laughing, half disgusted I told my man to hit the bathroom and wash off. Ethically speaking, what’s the right move to make here? Do I tell him of his mistake? I made the ethical decision.

Here are some pictures I found humorous/interesting as well:
during the election season, you would see this at every intersection. dancers. these, lobbying for kim bok-man...
so what is this slogan meaning? be white? for a strawberry/banana/orange smoothie? 
at a korean wedding, look at these haircuts...
this guy was too cool...

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