Todd Underwood

Todd Underwood is a computer geek who works on a variety of large scale systems. He has done work on Internet routing and large scale supercomputers as well as more pedestrian stuff, like making sure your mail gets to you. Language, culture and technology all fascinate him. He has a BA in Philosophy from Columbia University and an MS in Computer Science from University of New Mexico. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

I am Sam. Sam I am. You can already see where this is going. There will be fox. There will be socks. Ultimately, of course, there will be green eggs and ham. It’s a story of a pushy little fellow named Sam and his obsessive desire to force a more laconic other dude to try some green eggs and ham. Incidentally, the ham seems not to be green. Just the eggs. In any case, Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham has been an almost universally loved classic of children’s literature since it was first published in 1960.

I hate it. In fact, these days I hate almost all Dr. Seuss books. I do not simply hate the silly words or the difficult, repeated rhymes and concepts. I do not merely hate the careful rhythm and the tight integration of pictures and words