I think @mbeisen Twitted one of the first #MontyPythonScience I saw. There’s lots of hilarity. But this one just floored me.

” ’tis but a scratch”
“A scratch? Half your funding’s been cut”
“I’ve had worse”
#MontyPythonScience

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RIP Lou Reed

October 29, 2013

“Oh, I love journalists”.

Me too, dude, me too.

SFN 2013 funnies

October 22, 2013

In case you missed it, @markgbaxter was KILLING it last night with the #SFNmemes

some of my favorites were perhaps

and

I think @neuropolarbear started it.

And there was contribution from @nickwan

Go Read.

Sequester Impacts

May 22, 2013

That thing where someone else at the University is walking around, obviously checking out under-utilized lab space and then when caught says:

“Oh, well, it looked on RePORTER like you have just like the one grant in no-cost extension so…. [awkward pause]”

Repost: Study Section, Act I

February 11, 2013

I think it has been some time since I last reposted this. This originally appeared Jun 11, 2008.


Time: February, June or October
Setting: The Washington Triangle National Hotel, Washington DC

    Dramatis Personæ:

  • Assistant Professor Yun Gun (ad hoc)
  • Associate Professor Rap I.D. Squirrel (standing member)
  • Professor H. Ed Badger (standing member, second term)
  • Dr. Cat Herder (Scientific Review Officer)
  • The Chorus (assorted members of the Panel)
  • Lurkers (various Program Officers, off in the shadows)

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…."what a drag".

February 11, 2013

For my lovely persecution complex commenters….