Monday, March 31, 2008

The All Ighty Ollar

Encyclopedias, human genomes... YAWN! The internet finally proves it's good for something, now that classic Mad Magazine fold-ins are online. (Via dad.)

National Geographblech

The Harvard Lampoon regularly does "parody" issues, where they spoof another magazine. The Boston Globe reports that their victims are in on the act, to the extent that "USA Today printed the Lampoon's version on its press in 1989."

The Globe article centers around the National Geographic spoof hitting newsstands tomorrow; the cover isn't on the Lampoon's site yet, but Folio (a publishing industry periodical) has it.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

First, They Came for the Bees

First bees, and now bats. Dear faunæ: We're trying to stop killing you. Please stop dying. Sincerely, Us.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Hey, you got monkey in my cowboy!

This primary season has raised many important questions, but a post in the Times blog today raises the most important one yet — how have I been to Texas multiple times without seeing Whiplash, the Cowboy Monkey, a monkey who, dressed in a cowboy costume, rides a border collie?