Humor

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Jesus is my B-Boy

We had all misinterpreted the Book of Revelations [sic], Jesus and Mr. Satin Satan, the Breaking Beast, will have a breakdancing battle! Armageddon is really a valley-wide floor of cut up cardboard boxes. Or in other words, since I cannot un-see this I want you to share my pain. Thanks (complaints) to Dan Piraro for finding this gem. Attributions to whomever is brave enough to claim creative rights. (Imagining him doing a gyro with no […]

Comic: Ecclesiastes 3 or the Byrds?

Jef Mallett’s titular character “Frazz” is a janitor, song writer, and triathlete. If you are unfamiliar with his work, it really is great. He is witty, smart, and insightful. To be fair, sometimes too much so as it borders on preaching. You would be forgiven for thinking that this was Calvin and Hobbes in new clothes. Clearly the first strips of this year are heavily influenced by Watterson (but then again, which cartoonist is not today?). In […]

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 […]

This is not satire, it is a satyr.

Satire, what is it good for?

From my occasional blog for the Presidential Leadership Academy There was an exciting announcement that went out via email this past week. A member of the Presidential Leadership Academy, Remy Maisel, and Penn State professor Dr. Sophia McClennen will be co-authoring a book titled, Is Satire Saving Our Nation? Mockery and American Politics. For those who know Remy this should come as little surprise since she regularly writes for the Huffington Post on political topics and loves the Colbert Report, […]

"Forever Silent" by Dan Piraro

(A pie) in the face of tragedy

I have mentioned before that Mack and I would read comics together every night. For a while it was hard to read comics again because of that fact. But at the same time comics and cartoonists have also helped me cope. So last week when Dan Piraro posted this comic I knew two things: (1) he would get vilified by some for tasteless humor and (2) Mack would find it hysterical. So I do too. […]