Eileen Kern

Writer, Teacher, Speaker

Hyperbole and a Half Book Review

I am the proud owner of several books written by my favorite web personalities, including Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant and Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half. If you are unfamiliar with these fine creative personalities, I urge you to read their entire archives as soon as you are able. I recently read Hyperbole and […]

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Redundancy Humor

“Let me just put my PIN number into the ATM machine….” Post by JHallComics.

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How I Would Like to Work for You – Eudora Welty

In March of 1933, in an attempt to secure some work, 23-year-old Eudora Welty wrote [the linked] charming letter to the offices of The New Yorker. Incredibly, they turned her down. I caught this Letter of Note from “How to Pitch Yourself: A Lesson from Young Eudora Welty’s Impossibly Charming Job Application to The New […]

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