Category Archives: Whatever

Monk Fight

Several alert fans forwarded this story to us; apparently, Greek Orthodox and Armenian monks got into a massive brawl at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (one of the holiest sites in all Christendom). There’s even video. We think we know where they got their inspiration from…

Benoit Mandelbrot Says “Hello” to Jonathan Coulton

When we participated in the 2008 Ig Nobel Price Ceremony, we had the pleasure of meeting noted mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot. Unfortunately, our good friend Jonathan Coulton—author of the song "Mandelbrot Set"—was not there with us. Luckily, we had our video camera…

Tying Up a Couple Loose Ends

Before we head into the weekend, there’s a couple things we forgot to take care of… First of all, it’s been noted that, while we were at Dragon*Con, our touring buddy Jonathan Coulton was at PAX in Seattle, performing with Felicia Day (from Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and The Guild). Well, Jonathan’s not the only […]


Posted recently by Joel Hodgson (of MST3000 and Cinematic Titanic fame): Thanks to Ken Plume for pointing us at this one.

What is YouTube?

Defined (adorably): Glad that’s settled, then.

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Genuinely awesome things don’t really happen very often anymore.  And when they do, attention must be paid. So when the following elements are gathered in one place: a musical starring Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion written by Joss Whedon released for free online …then it’s time to act. So go see Act I of […]

Happy Impending Fourth of July!

As our nation’s 232nd birthday approaches, we invite you all to revisit our favorite Independence Day celebrant, Ten-Finger Johnny. Because there ain’t nobody better than America at blowing stuff up. Ten Finger Johnny Have a safe and happy Fourth, everyone!  

Farewell, Genius.

George Carlin May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008

RIP Earle Hagen

The Associated Press reports that Earle Hagen, composer of the theme to "The Andy Griffith Show"—and also the man whistling the melody in the opening credits—passed away this past Monday night at the age of 88. Hagen wrote many other memorable TV show theme songs, including the themes for "That Girl", "I Spy", "The Mod […]

Coulton Amidst the Bison

We’ve gotten a lot of great feedback from folks regarding our "Wild Adventure! Tracking the Coulton" video. (And thank you) A couple people requested copies of the "artwork" from the historical background section of the video. We’re happy to oblige. Click on any picture below for a larger-scale version.