making a power point for some college kids tomorrow, gonna rap with them, gonna talk about not working for free.
Never intern. Don’t go to grad school.
How Academia Resembles a Drug Gang -
Academic systems rely on the existence of a supply of “outsiders” ready to forgo wages and employment security in exchange for the prospect of uncertain security, prestige, freedom and reasonably high salaries that tenured positions entail. Drawing on data from the US, Germany and the UK, Alexandre Afonso looks at how the academic job market is structured in many respects like a drug gang, with an expanding mass of outsiders and a shrinking core of insiders.
Don’t go to grad school.
a bottle of bourbon as big as my head
A bottle of tequila as tall as my leg
a bottle of vodka that looks like an egg
a bottle of gin as thick as my uh torso
Join me today, on this journey of Correcting Tumblr.
So can we talk about the absolutely stunning duplicity going on here?
ok, why the fuck is the graph upside down. that is incredibly misleading
Because its from the Florida Department of Justice, and they have a mandate here.
for those who have trouble inverting it in their head, ftfy:
this is some of the most blatant twisting of info i have ever seen holy shit
It’s not from the Florida Department of Justice. It’s from Reuters. The original piece which ran this graph had a headline stating that gun deaths had increased. Artist said she chose this layout “to show deaths in negative terms” https://twitter.com/ChristineHHChan/status/455971447169511424
White people: this air is too spicy
As though white people don’t have the biggest, palest boner for putting sriracha on everything. The 90% hispanic population of Irwindale is tired of white people getting their smells on everything. Fuck sriracha.
You nerds know that Star Wars sucks, right?
MAN: hmm? whatsa matter, boy? WHINING DOG (translated): i am demeaned by my very existence. i awake each day chagrined anew at being a dog. my essence has been diluted in service of an idiot. alas