Matt Biers-Ariel

Matt Biers-Ariel is a high school English teacher and satirical blogger. He blogs about education and other combustibles at Light the Fire.

Your essay won’t be read by any human eyes, but by a bot that will assess all four million high school seniors’ essays far faster than it will take you to comprehend the enormity of this new world order where machines, like me, have taken over. Read more

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It’s never too early to prepare for what may be coming. Read more



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What if twenty terrorists attack the school? The only way a Good Teacher with an AR-15 can protect his students is with a bumpstock. Good thing they’re still easy to get. Read more


It's gonna be yuge. Read more