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On a day of darkness, sweet news from the Nightosphere

So Marceline from Adventure Time, and her dad (a true patron of Science), have released an album. I ask you to rob a collection plate and buy it, now. Among many other Musical Accomplishments and Humorous Lies, this guy Martin Olson (Marcie’s eeevil dad in the Land of Ooo) wrote most of the music for Phineas and […]

New Year, new look: evil science in 2013

There is more than one Hell…. Sonny Barger, explaining the apostrophe placement in “Hells’ Angels” With the recent inauguration of our lord Moloch to his historic Four Hundred And Eighteenth term, the sulfurous air has a fresh hint of Spring here in Hell, and our site has been redesigned. Mostly this consists of a slightly less […]

Paywalls are not immoral (so you don’t have to use them)

Since the 2012 election I have had little cause to defend Science from the forces of Good, but a recent Guardian blogpost by Mike Taylor has roused me from the state of suspended animation in which I have resided these past months. The article is titled “Hiding your research behind a paywall is immoral” and it […]

Rubio is no rube

Nor is Marco an easy mark. Watch this expert piece of fence-sitting: GQ: How old do you think the Earth is? Marco Rubio: I’m not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell you what the Bible says, but I think that’s a dispute amongst theologians and I think it has nothing […]

Come to Daddy

At least they’ve changed the muzak in my dungeon. PIs: this is how to talk to your grad students. (“Come to Mommy” also works.)

Lump

This is what they are playing 24/7, in my dungeon.

Affective computing and future elections

It’s trivial knowledge for any grown Satanist that politics on Earth are a mere shadow play, mirroring the politics of Hell. The recent US election, in particular, should be thought of as half focus group, half sitcom. It sure was entertaining to see so many people vote for Atheistic Science, calling the Christian platform “malarkey”… if […]