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Apr
8

Graham Spanier’s grand absurdity

Update: Lord, after being diminished as a fool by the press and the Penn State BOT, backtracked further and said he won’t seek to return to the BOT after his term ends. That wasn’t good enough. The Board of Trustees wants Lord to…

Mar
24

Graham Spanier convicted after a career of corruption

Update: A juror in the Spanier trial said the jury knew Spanier feigned ignorance of Sandusky’s crimes. Though he didn’t conspire to harm children, Spanier along with Schultz, Curley, and Paterno did conspire to hide the crimes to protect Penn State’s and their…

Nov
1

spanier, a culture of corruption, and cultural production

Spanier updates Remember the idiots in the photo above, a photo released by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania attorney general when Spanier (the smiling idiot) and his two lieutenants, Schultz (the one with the Hitler mustache) and Curley (the one to the right of…

Sep
25

a writer in malamud land or the great spanier purge

Prologue: For those with a short memory, Graham Spanier was the 1986-1991 Oregon State University provost who made a mess of the Oregon State English department, then ran away to the University of Nebraska, from which he ran all the way back east…