Rene Descartes is drinking with friends in a bar. At the last call, the bartender asks him if he'd like another drink. Descartes says, "I think not" and disappears.
2. I've been pondering a suitable answer to the question below. Feel free to comment with your own suggestions.
"How many medievalists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?"
3. Here are a couple of questions for discussion before you start your next administrative meeting (or at the end of a very long dinner with a guest lecturer who did NOT wow the crowd):
What movie best portrays the reality of life in the Middle Ages?
What is the most unrealistic film portrayal of medieval life, in a drama? (The "drama" qualifier is intended to knock out "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," among other comic contenders.)
What is your favorite movie about the Middle Ages?