Happy Geek Pride Day!

In addition to it being Towel Day, it is also Geek Pride Day. I’m not sure why we cannot simply combine the two, considering the substantial overlap. A year ago┬áThe Geek Muse drew my attention to the fact that May 25th is Geek Pride Day – according toWikipedia. At that time, I disputed that the [Read More...]

Doomsday Prophecy – Best Left to the Pros?

From The Sacred Sandwich via Progressive Involvement [Read more...]

Sometimes Music Makes All The Difference

Kitten vs. a scary thing [Read more...]

Harold Camping Rap Tour 2011

Hope you enjoyed my attempt at photoshop humor. Either way, here are some links to other blogs that have been discussing Harold Camping in general, or specifically his latest rescheduling of the Rapture for October. Or is it rap tour? Does it really matter? Jasob Boyett, “Harold Camping: Invisible Judgment Day” Wheat Among Tares, “Camping [Read More...]

Misunderstandings

As often happens, a convergence around a common theme has occurred on blogs I read and on Facebook. First, there was this headline, which I initially misunderstood, science fiction fan that I am: “Doctor Who Recommended Jesus to Patient to Fight Disciplinary Proceedings with Backing of Christian Legal Centre“ Even having blogged about religion and [Read More...]

FAQ For Students Regarding the Rapture

Since my post sharing the gem below from SpoonBlog has been getting a lot of traffic, I thought I’d cross-post it here on my new blog location as well… FAQ for my Students: The Rapture Q: With the rapture coming, should I bother working on my final paper? A: Yes. The odds are you will [Read More...]

Superman Visits the UK

By Aviv Or, via The Daily What: [Read more...]

FEMA Helps Rescue Millions of Blogs and Comments Caught in Google Blogger Disaster

As people around the country reeled from the collapse of Blogger, FEMA teams quickly sprang into action and, through their quick wits and patient rescue efforts, managed to save comments, posts, and in some cases whole blogs that might otherwise have been lost in the cyber-landslide that afflicted Blogger this past Thursday. Lone FEMA rescue [Read More...]

Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of Writer’s Block Documented in Peer-Reviewed Journal

This is hilarious (HT Dorothy King): [Read more...]


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