Tag Archive: humor

20 MORE PhDs Gave Us A Dumbed-Down Summary Of Their Thesis. #3 Is Amazing.

1. Some ants that live in forest soil move their nests around a lot. This might give an advantage to fast growing soil bacteria. Wait, no, it doesn’t, but it does increase fungal… Continue reading

A Guide To Successful Customer Support Inquiries

Dear readers, Has this ever happened to you? You’re bumbling along, trying to be productive, and suddenly a piece of technology doesn’t work. It might be your broadband Internet. It might be your… Continue reading

The Greatest Novel of the Last 100 Years

Here at The Kugelmass Episodes, we play your requests. Today’s request comes from alert reader Gopal Reddy, who asks, “What is the greatest novel of the last hundred years?” Well, if you are… Continue reading

The American Experience: 100 Films About 50 States

I’m married to a Canadian, which recently led us both to ask the question: Which films, exactly, does a Canadian need to watch in order to understand America? The answers added up to the… Continue reading

Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us

If it were necessary to make arrangements for it, my decision would be….that [my] friends should lay my body where they thought best….I shall leave it purely to custom to order this ceremony;… Continue reading

Echo Homo: On Bossing Alexa Around

Today’s post arrives courtesy of Medium.com, a site that alert reader Jessica Ehlers pointed out to me. Previously, I didn’t know this site existed. It’s some kind of networked blogging site, akin to… Continue reading

My Video About The Iowa Caucus

An Unreleased Review From Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2015

Herndon and vocalist Claire Tolan use [the song] to deposit the listener, quite literally forcibly, into the megalomaniacal and quite possibly sexual fantasy of an executive weaned on Tolan’s just-world-hypothesis coo: “All of your… Continue reading

The SPECTRE of the State: A Talk About Bond

Here’s the video of my conversation with telecommunications and privacy expert Sherwin Siy about the new James Bond film, SPECTRE! Contradisciplinary is back, folks! Enjoy. -Kugelmass

FBI Says It Is “Running Out Of People Who Can Partner Up With Weirdos”

According to a new statement released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, “we are running out of people who can partner up with weirdos.” The press release, which had a tortured, almost haunted… Continue reading