Tag: comics

  • Piled Higher and Deeper

    It’s the popped collar that makes it perfect: From one of my new favorite webcomics, Piled Higher and Deeper, which pokes fun at grad school and grad students. I’m probably all “old meme” on this one since the comic’s been published since 1997 (originally in a Stanford student paper), but I only found it recently […]

  • <3 xkcd.

    I’ve always enjoyed reading xkcd, but lately a few of them have been hitting pretty close to home: When did we forget our dreams? You’re curious, smart, and bored, and all you see is the choice between working hard and slacking off. (This one’s my desktop right now, and also on my fridge.) Because we’re […]

  • YOW! Are we having FUN yet?

    Today’s Zippy the Pinhead comic just made my day: I’ve seen that airport bus around town and every time I do I think “I should take a picture of that and send it to Bill Griffith”. And I guess someone (who is not me) finally did!

  • lizardbreath does not approve

    I admit that I like For Better Or For Worse. It’s not a great day-to-day strip as comic strips go, but I’ve been reading it as long as I’ve been reading comics, and since the characters age in real-time and there’s 25 years of complete continuity there (and in part because I’m the around the […]

  • Only so many gags to go around

    Well, this is odd. Today’s Foxtrot and Get Fuzzy: I thought “April Fool’s joke” at first, but I didn’t see any other comics with the same gag. Anyone else see any? Edit: Here’s another, Pearls Before Swine: Definitely an April Fool’s joke, I think. Any other comics?