From March, 2020

Social Distancing Tips with Disney Heroes

The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid: I wanna be where the people are— The WHO, assorted world leaders: First of all, no Beauty and the Beast Lumiere: Be our guest, be our guest Put our service to the test Tie your napkin ’round your neck, cherie And we provide the rest… The WHO, assorted world leaders: Hard no Frozen Elsa: It’s funny how some distance makes everything seem small And the fears that once controlled me can’t get to me at all… The WHO, assorted world leaders: First of… actually… good job The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo: No face…

It’s My Home Isolation And I’ll Dance If I Want To

I’m not enjoying this whole social distancing lark. It somehow manages to be both boring and stressful, doesn’t it? It’s a little bit lonely, there’s not quite enough to do, and one easily ends up scrolling endlessly through news about the escalating spread of the virus. Fortunately, there are people out there who want you to stay sane and fulfilled, as well as indoors. Cultural institutions across the world, many of them temporarily closed down, have taken to the internet and made fantastic selections of concerts, ballets, operas, and films available to you at home—and many of them are free.…

Harry Potter And The Adults Who Took Half A Second To Think Before They Acted

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Interviewing for a new Defense against the Dark Arts teacher, as they do every year, the Hogwarts hiring committee are unimpressed with an overly nervous candidate who seems unusually afraid of his own subject area. His turban smells of dead things. Already fighting a losing battle with one of their tenured professors about hygiene and self-presentation, the committee unanimously decide not to hire Quirrell. Meanwhile, Dumbledore is aware that the Philosopher’s Stone might be at risk. Instead of hiding it in a school full of kids, he has a chat with his old friend,…