Creature Creation

I can’t believe they are still making Poke-pet games. It’s clear they ran out of ideas for the series years ago, but somehow they’re still releasing game after game, each with hundreds of new Poke-pets. There must be over a thousand of them by now. At what point will the creators look at themselves and …

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Prime Productivity

Lately, we’ve been playing G&G (Grottos and Goblins) in the office. It would get us in a lot of trouble, if the boss wasn’t the Grotto Master. Productivity has never been lower, but we’re all having fun, which is the important thing. The problem is that we play right near the main window, in the …

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Third Grade Mechanics

“All right children,” I said to the third-graders, “who can tell me how to install a new motor in an automobile?” They all looked at me with complete confusion. I refuse to talk down to my students. They might only be eight years old and currently clueless, but how else are they going to learn? …

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