Category Archive: Humor

Oct 13 2013

Timely information

Since the American Atheist meeting this Spring is in Salt Lake City, and I haven’t yet settled on a topic for my talk, I was looking for inspiration and found … Mormon Missionary Positions. Now we know what those clean-cut young men are doing when they’re not out pedaling about on their bicycles. Also, what …

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Oct 07 2013

Happy Birthday, Roy Zimmerman!

It actually is his birthday, and he’s celebrating by putting on a goofy wig and hat and schooling the Tea Party.

Oct 05 2013

What does a mangina look like?

I’ve kind of wondered, since I’m always getting called one — and while not really thinking hard about it, I’m aware of the homologies in male and female genitalia and mentally pictured something discrete and reasonably placed. I guess I must have low self-esteem or something, because science fiction authors imagine something grand and huge …

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Oct 03 2013

Biology wins the discipline wars!


Finally, someone understands why biology is better than physics and chemistry.

Sep 30 2013

The code is cracked

At last, the top secret formula about how U.S. News & World Report ranks colleges has been revealed. I shall inform my university that Step 3 is particularly important and explains why we aren’t the #1 school in the galaxy.

Aug 31 2013

I’m holding this excuse in reserve


You know how, as the work piles up and the grading becomes onerous and the students get more demanding and critical, you sometimes need a day off? I wonder if my division secretary would be sympathetic if I called in and said I had the brain whispers really bad one day. Actually, the secretaries sometimes …

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Aug 26 2013

The Onion explains it all

The purported managing editor of CNN explains how they picked their top story in a fictitious opinion piece (which still rings very true). There was nothing, and I mean nothing, about that story that related to the important news of the day, the chronicling of significant human events, or the idea that journalism itself can …

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Aug 16 2013

My current mood, illustrated

by Ronnie Tucker

In case you can’t tell, that’s a Cthulhoid me careening through the cosmos on a space hopper.

Aug 16 2013

I confess


I used to hide in a back room in our basement where I had a stash of roadkill, and I’d … study … anatomy without telling my parents. Parents, talk to your children. Don’t let them go down my path. You can point to me in public and whisper, “If you keep playing with bones, …

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Aug 15 2013

How dare these fundies undermine liberal religious premises!

Jesus & Mo

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