Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

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* FAQ: The “Snake Fight” Portion Of Your Thesis Defense.

Q: Do I have to kill the snake?

A: University guidelines state that you have to “defeat” the snake. There are many ways to accomplish this. Lots of students choose to wrestle the snake. Some construct decoys and elaborate traps to confuse and then ensnare the snake. One student brought a flute and played a song to lull the snake to sleep. Then he threw the snake out a window.

Thanks Tim.

* You had me at “Max Headroom broadcast signal intrusion incident.” Thanks Dad.

* The Jossless Buffy reboot is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people. EW has Joss’s reply.

* The New York Times reviews Anne Dick’s PKD biography.

* 23 years old, $200,000 dollars of student loan debt. Related: Is Student Debt the Next Front in the Consumer Debt Crisis? Via MetaFilter.

* LOL denialists: An influential 2006 congressional report that raised questions about the validity of global warming research was partly based on material copied from textbooks, Wikipedia and the writings of one of the scientists criticized in the report, plagiarism experts say.

* And tomorrow’s news today: Obama wins! Obama wins!

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  1. In re: LOL Denialists!: Who are the real idiots – the ones who push false claims, spread disinformation, make sloppy errors and cover their tracks simply by repeating themselves over and over again, hammer home a message no matter how stupid it is? or the ones who think that, if only they keep a high standard of truth and rationality, their side will win out in the end?

    Alex

    November 23, 2010 at 11:56 am


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