Every time we do a joke remotely related to the blind we get people accusing of us mocking the blind. I implore you, dear readers, stop reading our comics to the blind!
Posts Tagged ‘Professor Hobo’
There are a lot of young people with boxes full of awards hidden away in their parents’ basement. This is but one humble suggestion of what to do with them.
I think a lot of students feel like they’re in a no-win situation when it comes to writing. That’s a problem. Unfortunately, there’s only so much a teacher can do within a classroom, and then the rest rests on the student’s motivation.
This is one you have to read aloud to yourself. Still not working? Try a different pronunciation. Still a no go? Fine–we failed. We Kant do anything right.
Students often try the excuse that the printer broke. That works fine, until you note that they also have access to email. Then the excuse becomes their email didn’t deliver. It’s funny how all technology fails when it comes time to turn a paper in.
There are just some works that you can’t mention in a classroom without getting laughs. Even at the college level. Even at the graduate school level. Even at academic conferences. Horatio Alger’s Ragged Dick is one such work.
I must admit to having lots of books on the shelves of my office, but then sometimes I go into someone’s office and I think they’re overcompensating a bit. Not a lot, but a bit.
I’ll never understand how Alf faded away as a cultural icon. Why isn’t he seeing a resurgence of popularity like the Muppets? Sure, he isn’t nearly as funny, but…oh, well, never mind. Got it.
In other posts I’ve expressed the theory that students only hear about every fifth word a teacher says. Sometimes this comes back in hilarious ways when they quote you something another professor said.
No, this comic isn’t about how all modern art is a sham. That’s not true. But it is about all people take simple understandings of concepts and try to exploit them in what ends up hilarious ways. I’ll leave the art debate to art critics.