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Category Archive: Humor

Aug 08 2013

When he’s on, he’s on

I confess — I sometimes find Stephen Colbert’s schtick wearing. But other times…whoa, this is beautiful. He got stood up by a musical guest, Daft Punk, so he complains about it bitterly and hilariously. Ooops, stuffed it below the fold because the stupid videos are on autoplay. Why do people configure their videos that way? …

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Jul 31 2013

That St Anselm’s proof…it’s the best proof there is

SMBC

You can prove anything with the ontological argument.

Jul 16 2013

I want royalties!

sharkcano

Sunday night, I suggested names for sequels to Sharknado…and this was one of them! Looks awesome. Although, I have to confess that my favorite at that link was “Sharknado 2: Aftersharks”. Heh. Aftersharks. Get it? (Please, Syfy, don’t make any of these. It’s just a joke. Someday I’d like to see some intelligent science fiction …

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Jul 10 2013

You young folk and your irritating ways

Millennials are those people born between 1980 and 2000 — an arbitrary block of time containing many diverse people (including most of my students!), but because we’ve got a label, we get to stereotype them. And isn’t that just a solid indictment of the whole principle of stereotyping right there, that we can do it …

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Jul 03 2013

Ka-pow!

jmevidence

I think that maybe Author has been hearing Ray Comfort’s latest posturings.

Jun 21 2013

Now that we have the formula, we have but to implement it

I decided I didn’t believe in gods when I went through Lutheran confirmation classes and realized what a load of codswallop it all was. That’s not easy to repeat with other people; the other side has many tried and true techniques to win people over to their culty silliness. We’ve all heard about love-bombing, and …

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Jun 20 2013

There is hope for my great-great-great-grandchildren yet

Yes! I knew it! I, for one, welcome our proud molluscan future. In a breakthrough study that researchers say adds important insight into the evolution of Homo sapiens, scientists at the University of Michigan confirmed Thursday that human beings are slowly evolving into mollusks. “Evidence shows that modern humans emerged on the evolutionary timeline about …

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Jun 19 2013

I wish there really were a tree of the knowledge of good and evil

knowledge

Because there are a heck of a lot of people who need to eat of it.

Jun 19 2013

A quick note

You must read today’s xkcd: The Pace of Modern Life. That’s all, gotta go. I just had to pluck out one example. The managers of sensational newspapers…do not try to educate their readers and make them better, but tend to create perverted tastes and develop vicious tendencies. The owners of these papers seem to have …

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Jun 17 2013

How will you know he loves you?

han-solo-light-switch

That Han Solo…he’s kind of a gruff man of few words who’s not very good at expressing his feelings. Plus, he’s frozen on carbonite. So how will you know that he really likes you? Easy.

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