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21 Jan 19:54

Cool Game

by Justin Boyd

Cool Game

“Is that a Steam Greenlight game?”


I’m at my parent’s house for the holidays! My main goal is to hook up my NES to my childhood 13 inch TV and play some Mega Man. Then, maybe hook up my Genesis and play some Toe Jam & Earl. And then maybe the Playstation. Oh man, I should play them all.

Also, yeah, I didn’t own the SNES or the N64. I was not a Nintendo kid and boy do I have some regrets. All ragrets.

bonus panel
24 Mar 19:13



Seems legit.

01 Nov 15:27

Making it Better


Making it Better

That’s gonna be a lot of lunches for Snowden.

02 Oct 23:54

Pub Trivia

by Wes + Tony

I'm still celebrating my college win at New Deck with Ben and Bill.

He won a hat, and didn't lose it until six whole months later!

Pub Trivia was never my strong suit, because my best category was always Beer Drinking. And after slurping a couple of cold ones down, the only thing I want to do is write down “answers” that I think will upset the host. Then I block out the world around me and study his face as he goes through each square of paper… that one’s mine! I recognize it immediately, I folded into a tight, obnoxious little square. But not too tight! I don’t want him to throw it out. It’s a chore, but a chore that’s just lightweight enough that you’ll grumble and do it anyway. The paper unfolds. Part one of my plan is a success. The gears are lubed. The misery machine is ready to crank. The host reviews the question in his head, “Who portrayed Archie Bunker in the top-rated 1970s sitcom, All in the Family?” The host squints to read my square. The paper is wet, the room is dim, and my cheap-beer-drunken handwriting is a hatchet-faced massacre. After much effort, the words finally slide into focus. “Shit Burritoe.” He can’t process it. Not right away, at least. Maybe it’s the unnecessary “e” in “burrito.” His eyes don’t move, but you can see his mind do a double-take. Not the sexy lady kind of double-take. The sad kind. The “I hope someone checks to see if that homeless man is dead, but it’s not going to be me” kind of double-take. He swallows a sigh, and casually folds the paper in an effort to disguise the blatant subversion of his sacred trivia system. The bar can’t know. It would be the end of everything. But I haven’t won yet. No, not until he puts that square into his pocket. It’s out of the running, and it’s accidentally in his pants the next time he wears them. It’s a week later. He’s parked outside a kitchenware store, searching for a quarter to feed the meter. He finds a square of trash in his pocket. What’s this? He opens it. “Shit Burritoe.” He turns pale. Now I’ve won.


02 Oct 23:49



Me too.

And if clicking on any word pops up a site-search for articles about that word, I will close all windows in a panic and never come back.
04 Sep 19:14

August 19, 2013


I never thought of it this way...

Geeks! For a limited time, we have some signed SMBC Books in the store. We only have a few, since these are from leftover inventory I signed at SDCC. So, if you want a signed book, now's the time. Thanks!
04 Sep 00:43

07/26/13 PHD comic: 'How's the data?'


Been there
...for 3 years and counting.

Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham
Click on the title below to read the comic
title: "How's the data?" - originally published 7/26/2013

For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!

31 Aug 16:45

July 04, 2013


This taxonomy is consistent with my own worldview.

72 hours left! Thanks for all your support everyone.

22 Jun 20:56

May 24, 2013


Makes sense. I'd hate to be my distant descendants.

Really been enjoying Junior Scientist Power Hour comics.
21 Jun 20:57

May 17, 2013


Yes. This.

Have I mentioned lately that we have a facebook club?
19 Jun 22:09


16 Jun 17:06

The Greatest of Majors

28 May 17:02

Science-Based 7 Minute Exercise

by Alex Santoso

Science friends: is this legit? Comedian friends: I need some funny stuff to say when I break a chair doing #5 or #7, to save face.

We know, we know. We should exercise more. But who has the time to go to the gym?

American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness journal just squashed that excuse with this: a set of 12 exercises with only body weight, a chair and a wall that takes only 7 minutes of your life. Best of all, it's all based on science, as Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times' Well Blog summarized:

“There’s very good evidence” that high-intensity interval training provides “many of the fitness benefits of prolonged endurance training but in much less time,” says Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Fla., and co-author of the new article. [...]

The exercises should be performed in rapid succession, allowing 30 seconds for each, while, throughout, the intensity hovers at about an 8 on a discomfort scale of 1 to 10, Mr. Jordan says. Those seven minutes should be, in a word, unpleasant. The upside is, after seven minutes, you’re done.

Link [the Scientific paper] - via The NY Times' Well Blog

28 May 15:21

Bringing Out the Weapons of Mass Apple Destruction


This is a good starter joke for people who are bad at telling jokes. Simple, clean, short, and amusing.

Bringing Out the Weapons of Mass Apple Destruction

Submitted by: Unknown

27 May 16:49

Calvin and Hobbes for Monday, May 13, 2013

by Bill Watterson

This is as true today as when it was written 20 years ago. (If anything, the problem has gotten worse.)

24 May 17:41

What if Facebook Updated Your Real Life for You?

They're just going to sneak in here and make a few minor changes if that's all right with you... who are we kidding? We don't care if it's all right with you!

Submitted by: Unknown

17 May 20:21





We all have a role to play in building a better future for the next generation.  We’ll start with candy company reform.

13 May 21:23