xkcd has compiled some little known facts and figures about Santa Claus on this Christmas day. We’ve gotten him up to 20% milk and cookies through an aggressive public campaign, but that seems to be his dietary limit. Anything above that and he starts developing nutritional deficiencies.
The True Meaning of Christmas by xkcd They all made fun of Autometalogolex, but someday there will be a problem with Christmas that can only be solved if Santa somehow gets a serious headache, and then they'll see.
Laughing Squid is celebrating its 22nd anniversary today. The company that I founded on November 16th, 1995 in San Francisco has come a long way. Thanks to all of you for going on this amazing ride with us!
Going through our archives recently, I came across the June 1998 issue of the Japanese internet culture magazine Konpeito, that interviewed me almost two decades ago for a feature story on Laughing Squid. The article includes a screenshot of what the Laughing Squid website looked like in 1998, as well as mentioning our coverage of…
Books on Tape by John Atkinson on Wrong Hands
xkcd provides some excellent suggestions on how to fix problems with state borders in the United States. A schism between the pro-panhandle and anti-panhandle factions eventually led to war, but both sides spent too much time working on their flag designs to actually do much fighting.
“Pitch” by Alex Norris on webcomic name
ThinkGeek is featuring a wonderful Breaking Bad RV Incense Burner. Just open the bullet riddled RV door, insert a burning incense cone and then smoke will start coming out of the RV vent. Those of us in jobs that don’t pay enough for what we put into them have been canoodling our secret plan for…