Roman Jokers

Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny…
Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny… [More]

If you could get one question answered, what would you ask?

What question would a group of philosophers ask an angel if they could ask only one question?
What question would a group of philosophers ask an angel if they could ask only one question? [More]

Pronouncements of the Scumbag Analytic Philosopher

All the collected sayings and properties of the Scumbag Anaytic Philosopher. Is there a saying or property missing? Create your own!
All the collected sayings and properties of the Scumbag Anaytic Philosopher. Is there a saying or property missing? Create your own! [More]

History of American humor

Do Americans have a sense of humor? Tocqueville thought not. How wrong he was: Some fun-loving Pilgrims, Barnum, Babbitt, Bruce…
Do Americans have a sense of humor? Tocqueville thought not. How wrong he was: Some fun-loving Pilgrims, Barnum, Babbitt, Bruce… [More]

You Mad Bro? Philosophers Have No Answer

The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged.
The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged. [More]

Philosophers Immortalized in . . . Comics?

Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too!
Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too! [More]

The Daily Owl 10-4-2013

More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. (Allen)
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. (Allen) [More]

The Daily Owl 9-26-2013

I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it. (Wright)
I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it. (Wright) [More]

Movie Notes: Independence Day

Okay, it's campy, scientifically ridiculous, predictable, and somewhat poorly acted. But it's a hell of a lot of fun.
Okay, it's campy, scientifically ridiculous, predictable, and somewhat poorly acted. But it's a hell of a lot of fun. [More]

If You Don’t Talk To Your Kids About Philosophy, Who Will?

One in five teens will experiment with philosophy. Only you can help.
One in five teens will experiment with philosophy. Only you can help. [More]