Today is the first day of film preservation school for the new grad students.

And why anyone ever put me in a position to teach and shape these poor young people is beyond me.

Nonetheless, I think I’m gonna go full-on Snape on this year’s class.

[ cue scowling and grim laughter ]

The PhD bug is biting me again.

Please, for the love of all that is good and true, talk me out of it. I beg you.