Tom Winter, 68-year-old University of Nebraska classics professor, rose to Internet stardom after a picture of him riding his skateboard, with a briefcase in hand, became a Reddit top post on Thursday.
Numerous blogs and news publications wrote stories about the web-famous skateboarding professor.
Winter had never heard of Reddit until his students notified him about his popular picture on the website. He checked the network out for himself and found some of the memes hilarious. He thought others were full of confusing “contemporary slang.”
He received even more Internet love on Friday when BuzzFeed published a The 30 Best Teachers Of All Time, with Winter landing on top.
“You can roll, but you can’t hide,” Winter told Mashable when asked what he makes of all this. When Mashab...Read More