If Horses Were People
: an equestrian sketch comedy series. [more inside]
What's the most intellectual joke you know?
is Slate's summary of this Reddit thread
(for once, the comments are worth it!), with more good comments
in this Marginal Revolution discussion. Of course, we can do better...
Here is an artifact of the old internet: "Somewhere in the picture below we have cleverly hidden a can of spam. If you think you've found the spam, click on it to find out if you're right. You probably don't think there is any spam in the picture, but look closely. Most people only find the spam after staring intently at the picture for several hours.
"Good luck and find that spam!
" [more inside]
Theory of Humor.
A scientific paper, written by Tom Veatch
, describes his Theory of Humor
. When is something funny
? When is it not funny
? When does it cross the line
? Why are puns generally shitty
? And the mysterious and magical powers elephant jokes have on children, revealed
A great data set to use for practice in applying the theories presented in the paper can be found here
Must-haves for your coffee table, lavatory reading, or just killing time on the subway: The Nutritional Benefits of Nose Picking
; Perfecting the Art of Fart Projection (NEVER be blamed again!)
; How to Murder a Complete Stranger (and get away with it) [paging scarabic]
. These and other eyebrow-raising books can be yours, assuming you already have a book that you can put these dustjackets on. FlapArt
: The Alternative Book Cover.
Bob Saget Immortalized in Song
"The illest muthaf*cker in a cardigan sweater."
How to smash babies
in public restrooms across America. Yet another site in the fine tradition of Bonsai Kitten