The Introvert’s Nine Circles of Hell

“Ever wondered what hell would be like for introverts? I think it would be something like this… Abandon all hope, ye introverts who enter here…” — Michelle Connolly, Louder Minds, March 21, 2016

Find out all the circles of hell for introverts here.

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Seven Circles of Baby Class Hell

“As any self-assured stranger will tell you, babies need to be socialised if they’re to grow into well-rounded adults, skilled in the arts of compromise, empathy, and not interfering in other people’s business at bus stops. A fun way to do this, and to meet other like-minded (baby-brained) mummies, is to enroll your child in a class. There are a multitude to choose from, all intended to maximise the potential for parental humiliation. But which to go for? Here are seven popular contenders to consider…” — Tina Bored, Metro, April 8, 2015

Read the full list here.

Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell if He Were a Parent Today

“As parents there are a lot of things we smile our way through for the love of little John and Jane when, if we’re honest, we’d rather be getting a root canal. If Dante

lived today and wrote his famous literary tome Inferno from the perspective of a parent, the eternal punishments doled out in his nine circles of hell might look something like this…” — This Michigan Life, October 8, 2013

Find out Dante’s Nine Circles of Parenting Hell by reading the full article here.

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The New Yorker‘s Hundred Best Lists of All Time

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Dante’s “Nine circles of Hell” list is #14, which links to Guy Raffa’s Danteworlds page.

See the full list by Gary Belsky, The New Yorker, December 26, 2012.

Contributed by Aisha Woodward (Bowdoin ’08)