John Warner
John Warner

John Warner is the managing editor of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He is also the author of the story collection Tough Day for the Army, and a novel, The Funny Man, on teaching, writing, and never knowing when you’re going to be asked to leave.

Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 18 2015 7:32 AMA First-Year Writing Instructor Can Only Do So MuchI do my best to help them succeed, but I can’t prepare for everything that’s coming.
Inside Higher Ed
March 5 2014 12:49 PMHow Entertaining Does Education Need to Be?Taking a class and watching Scandal aren’t the same thing.
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 27 2013 1:35 PMWhy Are There No MacArthur Geniuses From the South?The selection process is mysterious—and may be operating in a vacuum.
Inside Higher Ed
July 9 2014 12:52 PMThe Costs of Big DataShort-sighted investments in analytics are hurting students and teachers alike.
Inside Higher Ed
Feb. 13 2014 12:22 PMThere Is No Demand for Higher EducationJust what it represents.
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