Friday, May 12, 2006

Before Monty Python

Llorca featuring Nicole Graham - "Indigo Blues"

Before Monty Python - This AskMeFi post contains answers to the question: "What did geeks quote before Monty Python?". The responses are full of links to sites with classic comedy such as the Goon Show, Laugh-In, and Firesign Theatre.

UK Museum Games - Show Me UK has links to museum sites with educational games. Although a handful of links are dead, this site is a treasure trove of fun sites teaching history, art, biology, fashion, and other topics.

World Cup Education Resources - Are you a teacher looking to make the most of the World Cup in your class? Then check out this collection of resources from Sunderland Schools. This is also a good chance for kids to learn about metatarsal injuries (sorry, that's just cruel).

Best Recent American Fiction - In this New York Times articles, various experts are asked to name the best work of American fiction in the past 25 years. Among those listed appear Toni Morrison, Phillip Roth, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and Cormac McCarthy. Whether or not you agree with the answers, this makes an excellent reading list.