The Oatmeal: ”How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You”

”How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You” was the first book I bought from The Oatmeal (Matt Inman), after reading his comics online for as long as I remember. The Oatmeal’s comics are a brilliant mixture of interesting information and absurdly hilarious humour, as was this book, which is basically a […]

Chinese police brutality, cartoon style – 黑猫警长 review

I recently got the first season of the Chinese children’s cartoon show 黑猫警长 (Black Cat Detective), and just minutes into the first episode I was horrified by its violence. The series basically features a black cat police detective (duh) who is biking around on his motorcycle solving crimes, primarily through shooting rats (who are evil, […]

Quote of the Day XI

”You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no […]