“Panem et circenses”*…
There was a time when in-flight entertainment was better than anything you could actually bring onto a plane. That time has long passed…
The past– and future– of in-flight entertainment: “Are you not entertained?”
* “Bread and circuses,” Juvenal
As we remember that books are a joyous way to pass a fight, we might send tasty birthday greetings to the culinary genius behind green eggs and ham, Theodor Seuss Geisel, AKA “Dr. Seuss”; he was born on this date in 1904. After a fascinating series of early-career explorations, Geisel settled on a style that created what turned out to be the perfect “gateway drug” to book addiction for generations of young readers.
The more that you read,
The more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
The more places you’ll go.
– I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (1978)