Like a lot of films today, the recent update of the 1987 original trades subversive carnage for sanitized violence that asks fewer moral questions.
The comic books were my childhood refuge from an alcoholic father, but they helped me overcome my own battle with the bottle, too.
Because these instructors work on a contingent basis, the end of each semester brings anxiety and insecurity: Will I be picked to work again?
When I started teaching community college, I expected my classes to be made up of older people looking for a "second chance." I was wrong.