Posts Tagged: Reading Rainbow

Reading Rainbow: The Next Generation

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If you or your kids have been near a TV in the past few decades, you probably went gaga for Reading Rainbow, the PBS children’s show hosted by LeVar Burton that encouraged young people to read.

The show is no more, but LeVar Burton is still determined to turn kids into book lovers with a Reading Rainbow mobile app.

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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This week, the book blogs have been talking about the future of reading and literature, which leads me to believe that they don’t think it’s dead.

I don’t believe them. The sad truth is that they’re taking Reading Rainbow away from the children  forever, which means it’s only a matter of time before the kids stop reading entirely and turn into violent video game-playing, Twinkie-eating, morbidly obese fighting machines that will eat older generations alive as soon as they’re old enough to buy firearms.

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