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Canadian SWAT bust Toronto man with a Lego BrickGun

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

Jeremy Bell of Teehan+Lax (a design firm in Toronto) got quite a surprise last Tuesday when Toronto Police Emergency Task Force crashed into his office and handcuffed him based on a report that he had a handgun. Turns out that the handgun was a life-like Lego model of a semi-automatic pistol (with a removable clip) [...]

Estel = Hope

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

I could not help but put together yet another ObamaIcon (especially in light of today’s ‘festivities’).

For those of you who have not drifted as far into geekdom as myself, “Estel” is the Sindarin word for “hope.” It was a name given by the Elves to Aragorn II, son of Arathorn.

HOPE

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

I’ve jumped on the bandwagon. I’ve succumbed to temptation. I could not help myself.

It’s become a kind of MEME to morph some picture of yourself into a ‘poster’ in the style of Shepard Fairey’s Obama poster.
I did it with http://obamiconme.pastemagazine.com/.
For those who don’t know, the Greek word above (pronounced elpis) is the word for “hope.”
Of [...]

The Cash Cow Lurks!

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

“Who loves you baby? Who gives you good credit? Who says you’ll regret it?”
Ok, so here’s an experimental post . . .For it to make any sense, you first need to watch the embedded video below. Seriously, don’t read past the YouTube stuff below until you’ve watched it!

Now, that you’ve listened to this great little [...]

un-stinking-believable “academic” salaries

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

The comic strip, “Piled Higher & Deeper” (aka PhD) recently highlighted the comparative average salaries of folks in the “academic” profession. It’s un-stinking-believable that university presidents make $320,616/year! My goodness. What do University Presidents do anyway? I mean, it’s the deans and faculty that do all the work (not to mention the librarians). [...]

Ninjas vs. Professors (PhD Comics)

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

a license to curse

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Unshelved is a comic strip about “life” in a public library (by Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum).

Captain Kirk Wanted to be a Librarian

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Librarianship: a job “no less challenging,” but “a lot less dangerous.”

See also my post “The ‘James’ in James T. Kirk = James the Just.”
HT: Lipstick Librarian via LibrarianInBlack

Jesus Dances with Peanuts

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

Life’s been pretty hectic lately! I have not been able to blog at all. Still, I could not help but post this video.

Motivational Posters for Emerging Christians

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

Courtesy of the Pyromaniacs:*The views on the page above do not necessarily reflect my views on the emerging movement.