This week, Sparky Sweets, PhD tackles Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey" and, as always, his interpretation is incomparable.
What can we learn from Odysseus' 20-year struggle to return to Ithaca? For one thing, people should stop blaming the gods for their troubles. For another, according to Sweets, "Even a Greek hero as bad as Odysseus ain't doin' sh*t without a woman."
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Welcome Back Fail
Lesson number one: spelling.
Being a reporter is difficult, guys.
Bad Wording Fail
We're just going to hope today never ends.
To be fair, this wasn't her first senior year.
Gift Card Fail
All the bi-curious students will be thrilled about this one.
School Essentials Fail
Someone's going to get laughed out of Anatomy 101.
What every girl needs.
Spelling isn't technically tested on the SAT.
Teacher Praise Fail
At this school they might not.
High Standards Fail
Apparently they aren't THAT committed.
Product Inclusion Fail
Advil and condoms are necessary to survive long school days and longer school nights.
Are we sending mixed messages?
Either it's "film week" and some hooligans changed the sign, or someone severely messed up MLK Jr.'s initials.
School Sign Fail
They should have gone with their original idea, "Students need remotes."
Let's leave the wordplay up to the professionals.
One Letter Fail
You've really got to get to those kids early!
Where do we even start?
In the future we see a lot of boys wearing wigs to go here.
Teaching Moment Fail
Hey, he's technically right!
School Name Fail
Have some self-respect, Garinger.
Spelling Bee Fail
Neither Maiesha nor Anamaria wrote this sign.
They're Vs. Their Fail
The game can't solve all your problems.
"Amiright?"- Any unemployed person who just graduated from college.
Always Remember Fail
To be fair, tomorrow is really hard to spell.
Spelling School Fail
Perhaps they meant the Yiddish "Shul," but probably not.
More like fuel for detention (juvenile detention).
Too Young For This Fail
"Elbows, Billy! Elbows!"
Sign Placement Fail
Be sure to stock up on folders, binders and machetes before September.
Burrito Weapon Fail
To be fair, it was a VERY spicy burrito.
School Supply Fail
This kid should have no problem making friends
Let's hope they're better at science than they are at English.
School Necessities Fail
The 24 pack is for the elementary pong game you saw earlier.
Public School Fail
Oh what a difference one letter makes...
NOW do you see why schools need more funding?
This is why you don't make up your own abbreviations.
Lingerie Uniform Fail
Wear these and you'll get an "A" for "Asked to go home and change."
They're also teaching a course on irony.
Out Of C's Fail
Sharp Elementary isn't so sharp after all.
Literally School Fail
What they meant was, "Sh! Cool..."
Understanding The Dictionary Fail
They ALMOST had it...
Worst sign placement ever!
"Accept" Vs. "Except" vs. Nonsense Fail
We think you already lost the challenge.
Inappropriate Sign Fail
Is that like a pervy haiku or something?