16 novembre 2013

Academic Roadkill

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgBy Martin H. Krieger. Stephen Spielberg's "Duel" (1971), one of his first films, is about a truck that keeps coming. You really don't want to be the character, played by Dennis Weaver driving a red Plymouth Valiant, who is being pursued by an actual truck. 
1. I often say, in my new book The Scholar's Survival Manual and in everyday discourse: A truck is coming, and you better not say: What truck? Trucks are real and if they are coming, you had better get out of the way. Otherwise you will become academic roadkill. Read more...

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