In other words, I occasionally look at Buzzfeed. Ugh.
At least they have a few funny things about students and faculty that I could post for Sunday's comics. I expect "47 ways to cheat on your exam" and "FAIL: 43,753,009 students who showed up to the wrong classroom on the first day of school." Lame, slightly amusing but not really surprising.
This listicle really bothers me.
Why Your Favorite Professor Is Your Parent Away From Home
No need for parental separation anxiety at college when you’ve got an awesome professor on your side.
WTF? as they say over at Buzzfeed. It's not ironic. The whole list is about how we love our precious, precious students. The whole thing is written by Katie, I'm certain.
I accept that students think I'm an overpaid, out of touch, mean jerk. This is too much. If this is what my students expect in the fall, I can guaran-God damn-tee that they'll learn something in my class - I'm not their momma.