Let Angels Prostate Fail

Spelling matters. How do you get the archaic contraction “pow'r” right and yet “prostrate” wrong? Let the jokes about whether angels are male begin… From Instagram via Jim West   [Read more…]

Wish Things Were Clear

Here’s another information literacy tutorial song parody video I made. This one focuses on the SMELL Test. The lyrics follow below.   Wish Things Were Clear So – so you think you can tell Good sources by SMELL Research from bunk Can you tell a real deal From a fake free lunch A theory from [Read More…]

Happy Vader’s Day

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American TARDIS

I saw this today on the University of Indianapolis campus. Apparently American TARDISes are even smaller on the outside.   [Read more…]

1 Corinthians 13 in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Unvirtuous Abbey posted this status update on Facebook: If I speak in the tongues of men or R2 units, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or bleeping android. Someone added the comment: If I am fluent in over six million forms of communication, but have not love, I am nothing. [Read More…]

The Heavens Declare

Mark Goodacre pointed out on Facebook that my earlier blog post was missing something, and kindly provided the above altered image to rectify things! [Read more…]

Tolerate One Another

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The CRAPpy Song (by The Crap Test Dummies)

Inspired by (and not to be outdone by) my recent effort to convey information literacy skills in song, my colleague Chad Bauman has written and recorded a song of his own. It is focused on the CRAP test, which is a mnemonic device for remembering key things to look for when evaluating sources. Have a [Read More…]

A Professor’s Prayer

And a couple more great recent items from PHD Comics:   [Read more…]

Providing Help Where Needed

This cartoon reached me via Jim West. It made me laugh, but also caused me to ponder the tendency many of us have to judge those who do not articulate themselves in as polished or grammatically correct a fashion as one might ideally hope. We don't know how much Jesus had learned of reading and [Read More…]