I’m a Professor

I saw the above on the Facebook page S@!t Academics Say, which also shared this example of what a professor really did: put a photo of himself on his door so that students may think they are talking to him when they aren’t! Also of interest, via the same page – this PHD comic about [Read More...]

Just Kidding

Saw this in a collection of funny church signs. It comes from a congregation in New Hampshire. [Read more...]

I Can’t Even (But Now There’s Help)

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The Harrowing of Hell House

Fred Clark has come up with a response to the phenomenon of conservative Christian “hell houses” for Halloween. His post literally made me laugh out loud. Here’s how it starts: Hell Houses are an irredeemably bad idea — a combination of the very worst forms of evangelism with the very worst forms of community theater. The [Read More...]

Jesus Fish

IO9 shared some scenes from medieval manuscripts, turned into gifs. This one is particularly striking in what it does with a scene from the Bible: [Read more...]

Jesus is Always the Answer

No, he isn’t.   [Read more...]

TIL Wikipedia is not always reliable…from Wikipedia

Today I Learned is a popular subreddit on Reddit. One very recent post is this one: The post links to the Wikipedia entry “Reliability of Wikipedia.” Discuss…       [Read more...]

Doctor Who Song

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10 Amazing Reasons to Buzzfeedify Your Syllabus

Beloit has released its annual mindset list, about the things that this year’s incoming freshmen take for granted (HT Inside Higher Ed). #2 (that’s “hashtag two” for you old-timers) is particularly interesting for educators: “Since they binge-watch their favorite TV shows, they might like to binge-watch the video portions of their courses too.” I’m giving [Read More...]

First Day of School

Classes start at Butler tomorrow. If you are an educator, have classes started for you? Was this/will this be you? [Read more...]

The Creation of the Internet

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