Category Humor

Pre-K Jargon File

About a year ago, my wife and I were in the midst of watching the classic Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie-helmed Jeeves and Wooster and we were allowing our kids to watch it along with us. We had been watching episodes each…

“Perform This Way”

Weird Al’s initial stab at a title track for his new album met with resistance from the original “artist”. Or, as @badbanana put it, “The song Lady Gaga didn’t want you to hear[.]”. Glorious. UPDATE: Here’s Weird Al’s side of…

Compound German Neologism Of The Day: Apfelzerstörenangst

Apfelzerstörenangst noun Literally: Apple destroying anxiety or dread The sense of existential dread one experiences in the moments after dropping one’s lunch sack and having heard a sickening “thunk”, thus assuring the bruised-beyond-recognition of one’s apple.

Try To Contrail Your Laughter

Spoof Flash-based game + grammatically-challenged review + epic dramatic reading of review + Carl Orff + Flash typography animation = well, this bit of genius: Explain to me, EXPLAIN TO ME! why this is so funny.

Who YOU Gonna Call?

This guy? Maybe. (Via Laughingsquid’s A Cappella Multitrack of Ghostbusters theme performed solo. That pretty much summarizes it, actually.)