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Apr 30Liked by Gary Shteyngart

How do we know that you're not a lazy bum? That first photo certainly suggests it.

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Apr 30Liked by Gary Shteyngart

Did you ever have to sell a watch to support your other weaknesses and habits? Like drinking (and eating)?

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Apr 30Liked by Gary Shteyngart

"Whatever she's called"? C'mon, man! She's literally called "Alma Mater" - it even says so right on her base. Yeesh! Next you're going to say you don't know about the owl hidden in her robe.

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Congrats on the semester's end. Mine ended a couple of weeks ago, with equal parts pleasure and pain.

All right, maybe not equal parts.

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Apr 30Liked by Gary Shteyngart

I love the teaching thing. It’s a really grounding thing and it makes us articulate how we think things work.

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Do I really have to get a fucking MFA?

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She probably represents some thing from Classical Greek philosophy which American secondary schools falsely teach were at the base of the thinking and actions of the Founding Fathers - utter bullshit revisionist history. But it helps to indoctrinate people so they pay taxes to do the jobs of running the country and are willing to fight in stupid wars intended strictly to protect Das Kapital.

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