Posts filed under ‘General Nerdiness’

Ironic Invasions and Muzzies

I was thinking about how much I hate ironic mustaches, or “muzzies” as they’re apparently called by Brits, and felt inspired to share the comic that perfectly demonstrates why ironic muzzies aren’t clever — they just make you look like an asshole. Enter: Hipster Hitler.

If you like hipster jokes, wordplay and/or satire and aren’t easily offended, goosestep on over to  And yes, the t-shirts are for sale, so you can show your appreciation for german/history/indie rock/web comics/irony  in a single screen printed tee… although I’m not sure wearing them (mainly this one) in public would be such a great idea.

The following comic is my favorite, but mostly because I find extreme closeups hilarious and can use it to torture my German hipster friend who once criticized my resume for being in arial. Apparently his was in garamond because — and i quote — “Harry Potter is in garamond so it will create a positive association.  Plus it just looks way more professional.” *gives judgmental look* (more…)

December 5, 2010 at 4:07 pm 4 comments


Damnit! RE: my previous post about this story:

Spoiler Alert: if you haven’t read my previous post or looked at the photos, I suggest you click the links above, rather than following the reverse chronological order blog protocol.  Plus, as a general rule, following protocol tends to be lame anyway.


August 11, 2010 at 5:45 am 1 comment

Sweet Revenge

Passive aggressive notes are awesome, as is a good quitting story (especially to someone like me who clings for dear life to every job opportunity I can get) so it’s no wonder why I’ve seen this story everywhere… (this particular copy and paste is courtesy of but you can find all 30 pictures here)


August 11, 2010 at 4:08 am 1 comment

The Case of Comic Sans

fortune 500 company vs. lemonade stand

Comic Sans makes you look like an idiot

This is Comic Sans.  It’s not such a bad font, right?  WRONG (apparently).  The general consensus towards Comic Sans is that it is ridiculous, obnoxious and loathsome.


August 1, 2010 at 9:29 am 1 comment

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