Thursday, March 12, 2009

Adventures in Teacher-land

In class yesterday, I blithely tossed out a reference to the Betamax.

Student's hand goes up.

"What's a Betamax"?


This event was accompanied by my equally disturbing realization that today's college freshmen weren't alive when The Simpsons started airing original episodes.

1 comment:

  1. I had the realization that 1970s cinema is to my students what 1950s cinema is to me - a strange epiphany.

    Off topic: I'm wondering why you hotlink your images. Among other things, it leads to images disappearing from your site for reasons beyond your control.