Tagged: humor

The Onion: Tenth circle added to Dante’s Hell

The Onion rarely fails to deliver… this time it is their excellent twist on Dante’s Inferno which has caught the Core’s attention. All those who remember CC102′s Dantean struggles will appreciate this. Here is an extract: CITY OF DIS, NETHER HELL–After nearly four years of construction at an estimated cost of 750 million souls, Corpadverticus, […]

Above the Door

The sign pictured below was posted, by unknown parties, outside the entrance to the CC102 Final Exam in May 2013.

Semi-Serious Science Quote: CC105 from Fall 2012

The Core presents a quote on the death of stars: In the later red giant phase, the Core will shrink further and heat up to over 100 million Kelvin. ~Dr. Mark Jonas  

A Core joke for Thursday

Professor: “Have you finished reading the Nicomachean Ethics yet?” Student: “No, I’m waiting for them to turn it into a movie.” _ _ _ _ _ _ _ NB: When your humble blog author read this joke aloud in the Core office, the workstudy student on duty said: “That’s so typical.”

The Lego Inferno

With final papers done and turned in, exams finished, and the semester turning over into the start of the summer break, CC102 students might be feeling a bit like they’ve emerged from the final level of the Inferno — “Procrastinators”?, skipping Purgatory altogether to end up directly in the Paradiso-like environs of summer break. So […]

Tuesday humor: On slumberous first-years

If all the students who slept in CC106 were laid out on the ground, end to end…

Recipe for Bolognese Machiavelli

Arrange to have garlic and onions cast into hot oil. The carrot and celery you must divide against themselves. Ground beef, too, shall turn upon the burner; crush any coherent resistance with a spoon of wood. Sautee until no hint of blood remains to stain your hands. Perhaps, in a dark place without witnesses, the […]

Genesis in the Facebook era

… going carbon-based for the life-forms seems a tad obvious, no? – A comment left on God’s blog post, when He invited feedback on His world-in-progress, and updated his status to read: “Pretty pleased with what I’ve come up with in just six days. Going to take tomorrow off.” (From a humor piece in The […]

The Don takes up his lance again

An allusion to Cervantes, noted by Core alumna Fabiana Cabral (CAS ’10). From the website of the XKCD webcomic, by artist Randall Munroe.