Gordon Haber

Writer, publisher, mediocre guitarist

Month: April, 2014

Have I Got a Terrible Job for You!

Interested in getting a job that’s time-consuming and badly paid but that you can do in your pajamas? Then sign up for your Certificate for Online Adjunct Teaching, a four-week course that will teach you how to “identify strategies to effectively orient students to learning online,” “recognize and establish an appropriate social presence” and “get […]

Yes, Please, Let’s Be Language Police While Adjuncts Can’t Pay Their Bills!

I feel like Al Pacino in The Godfather: “Every time I think I’m out, they pull me back in!” My mistake was believing that publishing my own novella about adjuncting meant that I could put the subject behind me and get back to religion writing. Instead I keep coming across infuriating pieces by academics explaining, […]

2 Hugely Entertaining (and Inexpensive) Short Novels

  Adjunctivitis An itinerant college instructor on a desperate quest for health insurance. “A laugh-out-loud story.” — This girl I met on Tumblr Available for $2.99 as an Amazon Kindle Single. (£1.99 in the UK). False Economies The romantic (mis)adventures of a young American in Thatcher’s London. “A very funny and poignant little book.”— My […]

They’ll Grind it up Like Horseradish

Manischewitz, purveyor of matzo and cough-syrup wine, has been bought by an affiliate of Bain Capital. Here’s what I think will happen to this venerable American brand.

Heartbreaking

  Hyman Bachwald, 167 Allen Street, New York. Neurotic and epileptic. Mother worked in factory previous to marriage, and while Hyman was coming. Her mentality is questioned. The grandmother has been blind 8 years. Father acts feeble minded, and deserted 3 years ago. Hyman’s brother (defective) is now on Randalls Island. Mother’s sister was also […]

7 Blog Post Ideas That Will Make Your Blog “HOT HOT HOT”!!!

1. Run a contest. Offer entrants a $1000 prize for an essay on a topic of your choice. Charge $10 per entry. Instead of paying the winner, use the money to invest in a redesign of your blog. 2. Review stuff. Everybody loves opinions! Post reviews of stuff you use every day, like your vibrator. […]

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