Archives for July, 2012

Er, this one is pretty disturbing, perhaps not suitable for summer entertainment. But still, sacred cows are always a target here in the Friday Fun space: The 5 Most Terrifying Ways Doctors Went Crazy on the Job. And thankfully, I’m about mid-way between checkups so I’ll have plenty of time to forget about his one……

I’m on my annual summer hiatus for the month of July so I’ll be only publishing my weekly Friday Fun posts as well as re-posting some of the interviews I did a few years ago on the old blog with people from the publishing, library and science worlds. Not that my posting of late has…

Friday Fun: Faculty Fashion? Not!

Academics aren’t exactly known for their sartorial splendor. And that may be the understatement of the year. A fun article by Daniel J. Myers in Insider Higher Ed from a few weeks ago: Faculty Fashion Here’s a quote: What message might academics be trying to send when they flout the dictates of fashion and good…

I’m on my annual summer hiatus for the month of July so I’ll be only publishing my weekly Friday Fun posts as well as re-posting some of the interviews I did a few years ago on the old blog with people from the publishing, library and science worlds. Not that my posting of late has…

This one is from the “kids today” file: Dubstep is “extra-terrestrial communication” NASA scientists reveal My musical tastes are pretty catholic, but I gotta admit i don’t get electronic music. NASA today revealed that interstellar communications from an alien lifeform have been mistakenly interpreted as music, spawning a new sub-genre known as ‘Dubstep’. *snip* But…

I’m on my annual summer hiatus for the month of July so I’ll be only publishing my weekly Friday Fun posts as well as re-posting some of the interviews I did a few years ago on the old blog with people from the publishing, library and science worlds. Not that my posting of late has…

This one is both kinda funny and kinda sad, from the “so funny it cycles around the funniness circle to not really funny anymore” file. It’s basically a bunch of survey questions that someone can take to figure out if they’re a troll. And they’re a pretty good indicator. Do you dare? Do I dare?…

I’m on my annual summer hiatus for the month of July so I’ll be only publishing my weekly Friday Fun posts as well as re-posting some of the interviews I did a few years ago on the old blog with people from the publishing, library and science worlds. Not that my posting of late has…

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