Sporknotes: Willy Wonka Fashion

It’s Black Friday (no offense), and I wanted to write something about fashion in order to help you out in your quest for the perfect purchase. The original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory provided a most scrumdiddlydumptious source of inspiration. I mean, check out Mike Teevee’s mom’s eye make-up! Delectable. The “Golden Ticket” Charlie […]

A List

It is Monday. I have three Word documents, five internet tabs, and one Powerpoint open. I do not want to work. Here is a list of things that I could be doing instead: – Writing a song. – Mowing a lawn. – Walking to a different neighborhood where there are lawns. – Waxing my entire […]

Sporknotes: Letter of Intent

So, you’ve decided to apply for grad school. Let me be the first to say — I am so sorry. I had such a hard time writing my letter of intent for grad school. Ask my friends, ask my boss — there were constant waterworks. Because writing about yourself is really hard. Especially when it […]