I used to like Wiig until our former doommate started pretty much modeling her entire existence after Wiig's incompetent, sad sack, selfish characters with nary a modicum of self awareness. Now I have all the Wiig hate. » 10/23/14 12:43pm Yesterday 12:43pm

This is why I love the little theater community in my area: currently running a 100% old school Hamlet that's getting rave reviews. Doesn't hurt that the director won a Tony, guy seems to have his finger squarely on the pulse of theater trends - and does whatever the hell he wants anyway. » 10/23/14 2:55am Yesterday 2:55am

My best guess is that the current teacher isn't examining for reading skill, but rather reading comprehension. (Full disclosure: I'm not a teacher, but my mother is an elementary level librarian and often deals with this A LOT, and therefore talks about it almost as much.) I'd say play by teacher's rules for a period… » 10/22/14 9:32pm Wednesday 9:32pm