Category: Humor

Baby Yoda

November 15th, 2010, 4 Comments

Shifting gears from serious tractor injury stuff to the more humorous… We’re all used to seeing Yoda 900 years old. I’ve noticed over the past couple of months that Oliver, while eating supper, seems to resemble a 1-year-old Yoda. So I got out my camera one evening, with the results below: Or this “what’s so […]

If Programming Languages Were Christmas Carols

November 21st, 2008, 9 Comments

Last spring, I posted If Version Contol Systems Were Airlines, which I really enjoyed. Now, because I seem to have a desire to take a good joke way too far, it’s time for: IF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES WERE CHRISTMAS CAROLS I apologize in advance. (Feel free to add your own verses/carols in the comments.) Away in […]


June 27th, 2008, 1 Comment

Back in 1997, long before the days of Youtube, there was a film short called Troops. Troops is about 10 minutes long, and an absolutely hilarious piece of work. It’s done in the style of Cops, but set on Tatooine in the Star Wars universe. Many people today credit it with kickstarting the fan film […]

Hacking Traffic Signs

March 13th, 2008, 1 Comment

One of the funniest things I’ve seen in a long time: Electronic Road Signs and Me

If Version Control Systems were Airlines

March 6th, 2008, 44 Comments

Many of you have seen the net classic If Operating Systems Were Airlines. Today, let’s consider what the world might be like if version control systems were airlines… Before anyone gets mad, this is all in fun, OK? RCS Airlines: One of the first airlines, from way back when this whole aviation thing was new […]

Sad but true

February 22nd, 2008, No Comments

Here it is, folks: the complete source code to /bin/true on Solaris. Gee Sun, I’m glad you were doing that while you were busy putting the dot in .com.

#1 on Google

January 30th, 2008, 5 Comments

I started this blog 5 years ago. In that time, I’ve written about Linux on the desktop, photography, international peace, version control systems, ice storms, Haskell, health care, rural life, Kansas, and infants. Today I realized something: I am the #1 hit on Google when you search for smelly ducting. This will take you to […]

Attention Junkmailers

December 1st, 2007, 6 Comments

We love to hear from you. I’m sure that’s what you’re thinking, anyway, as you prepare volumes of paper to send to our mailbox. But just so you know, let me explain just how much we love the material you send us. When we get one of your catalogs, it will get added to the […]

The Day The Routers Died

November 2nd, 2007, 2 Comments

Best YouTube Ever. Seen on CircleID

Those Ironic Brits

October 31st, 2007, No Comments

The Sith arrive at last, courtesy of the British government. (Watch the first 30s)

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