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August 24, 2014

"Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero"

Who knew? I certainly didn't.

Bonus: Q and A with one of Superman's biggest fans


August 22, 2014

"The Unauthorized Rules Of How To Dress At Goldman Sachs"

Noted comedian, "GSElevator," tells you all you need to know about how to dress at GS.

August 20, 2014

"The unintended effects of being an administrator"

Great, and enhanced by this comment:

I ignore all of the rest and look only at the eyes. In the first picture there is a hope, an optimism, a joie de vivre as it were. In the second....... I see the 1,000 yard stare. That is administration.

August 19, 2014

Two extended jokes featuring mathematicians and . . . economists

"Math Experts Split the Check" and "The Mathematical Dialect Quiz".

(Links courtesy of my older daughter, who teaches math.)

August 13, 2014

"Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution"

The Onion, of course.

August 12, 2014

"An Exclusive Look at the Work Schedule of Every Road Construction Crew"

Great beyond the telling.

March 1-15: Set up a bunch of cones to make all traffic merge into one lane. Don't actually start working yet. Just set up the cones.

August 08, 2014

"Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution"

The Onion, of course.

August 06, 2014

"Toledo: The Town Too Tough For Toxic Water"

P. J. O'Rourke doing his thing.

There are tough Lebanese too. “M*A*S*H” actor Jamie Farr grew up in Toledo. His family ran a butcher shop in a part of town so tough that their specialty was broken leg of lamb. (Joke stolen from Rodney Dangerfield, who told me he’d played Toledo. “Tough town,” he said.)

And there are the Poles.  Toledo Polish joke: “How many Polacks does it take to beat the crap out of you?  One.  And she’s his grandmother.

July 25, 2014

"ESPN First Take- Best of Jay Pharoah Impersonations"

He's good.

July 20, 2014

"16 Celebrities Who Are Definitely Time Lords"

For most of these the resemblance is quite impressive.

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