The interns are coming!

You might think I’m a little early in calling for the intern return, what with it just warming up and summer still seeming far away. You’d be wrong. Why? How about this little ad in the most recent Economist as a tell-tale sign:

The Economist office in Washington DC seeks a writer-intern to help with coverage in the four months up to this November’s election. Experience unimportant, pay negligible. Please send CV and sample article to

Mark my works, soon, you’ll be saying, with either love or hate, Poltergeist-style: “They’re back..”

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Married, mortgaged, and soon to be a father, Wayan Vota is in the fast lane to mid-life respectability – until the day his brood finds his intimate journal of global traveling and curses him with the ever-eternal reply “I’m gonna be just like you, Dad!”

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