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Happy Christmas & Comic Cheer

Looking over the site statistics I found quite a few people stumbling across a post from 2009 with some Christmas-themed comics. I have already posted a few of my favorite comics and included current, Christmas examples. It occurs to me, however, you can never have too much of a good thing. So here are a few more from Dan Piraro of Bizzaro fame, Berger & Wyse by Pascal Wyse and Joe Berger, and The Buckets by Greg Cravens. […]

Too Much Coffee Man, Shannon Wheeler http://www.tmcm.com/tmcm/

A few of my favorite things: Podcasts

Continuing my list of favorite things as my present to you, today I want to share some of my top picks among podcasts. I spend a lot of time traveling and doing dishes and podcasts are how I keep sane and learn along the way. So, by category, here are the podcasts I listen to regularly. News & Knowledge The Bugle – Warning: Explicit language. John Oliver (lately of the Daily Show) and his long time […]

Don’t just say it, wear it: “It’s in the Syllabus!”

From Inside Higher Ed: ‘It’s in the Syllabus!’ October 18, 2013 By Colleen Flaherty Some things are better worn than said. At least that’s what one Austin Community College professor of English thinks, based on his “It’s in the syllabus” T-shirt. A student posted a photo on Reddit and Imgur of David Lydic flashing the shirt this week, with the caption, “Frustrated with the same old questions, my professor ripped off his shirt in the middle of lecture.” It […]

Marginalia – Scribes say the darndest things

With an image like this, how could I not share this story? There are a number of sites that have posted this (HT: Hanne), it is a 2004 publication by Michael Camille, Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art. I have posted here before of a few marginal drawings in the Targum MS Solger. (I do not work with very many MSS directly myself, I know, I really should, they are very cool.) In […]