Archive for the 'The Writing Life' Category

24
Dec
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lecture 10: Charles Dickens & A Christmas Carol

With the holidays upon us, Professor Petit turns his attention to one of the most cherished, beloved tales of the season. That’s right. It’s the 1,932nd version of “A Christmas Carol” you’ve seen so far this year.

And don’t forget, the book is available from Amazon.com!

31
Oct
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lecture 9: Edgar Allan Poe

On All Hallow’s Eve, the Professor turns his attention to America’s original master of the macabre: Edgar Allan Poe.

14
Aug
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lesson 8: The Eddas (A Heapin’ Helpin’ of Nordic Fun)

This week, Professor Petit delves into the world of Norse Mythology. Join the class as he regales you with the tales of the Gods of Asgard: Thor! Heimdallr! Tom Hiddleston!

31
Jul
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lecture 7: Much Ado About Nothing

After being rendered nearly catatonic by the class efforts to analyze “Romeo and Juliet,” Professor Petit tries again with Shakespeare’s greatest romantic comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing.”

17
Jul
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lecture 6: Ernest Hemingway

This week, Professor Petit turns his attention to one of the most legendary writers ever to chew broken glass, Ernest Hemingway.

10
Jul
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lesson 5: The Epic of Gilgamesh

With much of the class missing to attend Comicon, Professor Petit turns his attention to the tale of the world’s first superhero: the Epic of Gilgamesh.

03
Jul
15

Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class Lesson 4: Poor Richard’s Almanack and The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

In celebration of the impending Independence Day, this week Professor Petit turns his attention to the writings of one of America’s founding fathers, and the man known to far too many of you as “The President on the 100 dollar bill,” Benjamin Franklin!




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