Category Archives: Completely Different

Acorny

I don’t know why, but this video made me laugh a lot. The setup is that I got to it via a post by Valdis Kletnieks to the North American Network Operators Group (Nanog) crediting Lauren Weinstein for sharing “a pointer to this video of one of the stranger failure modes I’ve ever seen…..”

I guess the downside is that someone is going to be very disappointed come winter.

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Strategic Planning Made Easy

Weird Al to the rescue:

Easy to adapt for any law school.

Bonus points if you can identify the band whose music this plays off.

Mega-bonus points for anyone spotting the first firm to use this at a meeting without irony.

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Peter Cook’s Coal Miner Sketch

Something reminded me of Peter Cook’s Coal Miner Sketch today. The first time I heard it I was literally gasping from not getting air due to laughing so hard.

I suppose I should warn the sensitive that there are occasional mentions of nudity.

(Here’s a different, later version. It’s funny too, and shorter. I think it may be closer to the version I first heard.)

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Crypto Joke

Protocol

Really funny if you are into crypto. From xkcd of course.

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This Took Effort

And it’s funny: Someone has made fake London Underground signs and whoever did it is a ruddy genius.

Samples:




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Made Me Laugh

Digby, Not how they taught it in elementary school.

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Strangest (Dumbest?) Procrastination Tool of the Month

Find the Invisible Cow.

I got sent there via Wonkblog which said “Oh my god this is so great”.

I could only stand to play once.

Might have seemed more attractive if I were grading, I suppose.

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