Two Examples of Academic Humor

Let me put it to you this way: if you think these things are funny, you might be an academic…

* Here’s what kind of theorist I am:

You are Jacques Lacan! Arguably the most important
psychoanalyst since Freud, you never wrote
anything down, and the only works of yours are
transcriptions of your lectures. You are
notoriously difficult to understand, but at
least you didn’t talk about the penis as much
as other psychoanalysts. You died in 1981.

What 20th Century Theorist are you?
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A pretty odd fit, if you ask me.

* Here’s a link to a job search letter that is obviously a joke. If you don’t get it or you find it kind of in poor taste, a) my apologies, and b) you might not be an academic…

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