Someone wrote a children’s book based on The Office and I will never let my child read it.

I do not understand why you would turn to The Office for anything other than its grimly comic tableaux of late-capitalist malaise and self-deluded mediocrity. Apparently I have missed its potential to teach 4- to 8-year-olds the “importance of teamwork” and “that it’s always OK to ask for help.” Perhaps I was distracted by its […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 21:39:17 UTC ]
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