My college didn’t have secret societies and that was no fun at all. I always wanted to be in one. One night, my roommates and I concocted a plan whereby we could start a secret society, give it a history and create a system that would renew it with fresh members each year. We never executed our…
Dog to Play Dorothy in ‘The Wizard of Oz’
A new off-Broadway production of the classic children’s tale The Wizard of Oz, is set to star a local cairn terrier as Dorothy. Though some theater critics question the move, citing that it would have been more conventional for the terrier to play Toto (which ironically will be played by a 14 year-old human actress from Queens), the play’s director, Andrei Federov, was quick to defend his choice.
“Theater is about the living, breathing moment. It is about feeling words as tangible play things in time and space,” he said to a group of reporters yesterday. When pressed further for a response that actually made sense, he called us all philistines and left the room.
SURVEY: 68% of Puppies Are Bored at Work
A new survey out from the Department of Labor suggests that a little more than two-thirds of puppies are bored to tears at their jobs.
“Most of the puppies surveyed felt they were underemployed or mis-employed,” says Ronald Wills, a DoL spokesperson. “Puppies are just better at guarding things or digging. They’re not going to be that excited about spreadsheets.”
Haus von Meltrick, submitted by Ada Ospina.