At 25 years old, when the opportunity to earn a regular paycheck working on a children's show came along, it seemed like a pretty damn good idea. I was dead, dead wrong. Little did I know the next quarter century of my life would be an unrelenting blur of excruciating trips to some of the most boring places on earth. Apiaries, steam trains, old mills—every week they sent me to a fresh hellhole, and every week I had to interview the dullest people imaginable.
Monday, September 28, 2009
The Onion's Take on the End of Reading Rainbow
Since it's Monday, I thought a little humor would be appropriate. If you, like many others, are sad about the end of Reading Rainbow, a popular kids' television show promoting reading, check out this Onion story in which Levar Burton ostensibly comes clean about what it was like to work on the show for 26 years, including fond comments like this one: