Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rabbit jumping hops into the mainstream

“Rabbits will naturally jump over any object in its way.” Ever heard of rabbit show jumping? It’s exactly what it sounds like, and it’s pretty awesome. Britain just held their first “rabbit grand national” over the weekend, where they took … Continue reading

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Can a robot do stand-up comedy?

In this short talk from TEDWomen, Heather Knight gets her robot Data to tell jokes to the TED audience. The robot even gauges the success of its jokes by the audience’s response and changes its act accordingly. Really, all that … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Axe Cop and Dinosaur Soldier!

Axe Cop is a web comic written by a 5-year-old and drawn by his 29-year-old brother. It features Axe Cop (who is a cop, with an axe) and Dinosaur Soldier (who was Flute Cop but mutated into a dinosaur). If … Continue reading

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Cat Summoned for Jury Duty

According to Yahoo News UK, Bostonian cat Sal has been summoned for jury duty. His owners have submitted an appeal for the cat to be excused from service because “he doesn’t speak or understand English,” but the court has declined … Continue reading

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Charlie Brooker with How to Report the News

British comedian Charlie Brooker tells us how to report the news. From his show Newswipe.

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“No funny females on TV, please. (Just stay sexy, thanks)”

Twentieth Century Fox recently held a panel called ‘Fox: The Funny Women of Comedy.’ Globe & Mail writer John Doyle attended, and wrote an article about it. Actresses from Modern Family, Glee, How I Met Your Mother, and more talked … Continue reading

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New Banner!

The blog has a gorrrrrgeous new banner, courtesy of my amazing Australian artist friend Alex Clark. Thank you SO MUCH Lexxie!! You can check out more of Alex’s work on her blog, and buy stuff at her RedBubble store!

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