Inflationary Expectations

February 18, 2010

WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy ceased to function this week after unexpected existential remarks by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke shocked Americans into realizing that money is, in fact, just a meaningless and intangible social construct…

Keep reading it at the Onion, but don’t expect a reference to W.I. Thomas.

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The Most Interesting Scholar in the World

November 16, 2009

I imagine everyone is now familiar with the Dos Equis commercials.  Peter Klein’s adaptation is The Most Interesting Scholar in the World:

His work would pass peer review . . . if he had peers.

Football players at his university have season tickets to his lectures.

…Stay thirsty for knowledge, my friends.

There are a bunch more funny ones if you follow the link above.