A View from the Bubble

Musings from outside the mainstream.

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The anatomy of a joke

I keep hearing that Sir Tim Hunt’s joke was a bumbling attempt at humor or outright sexism. But the more I read the text of his comments and the more I read … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women, humor and the workplace

I’ve heard the complaint before, from a certain type of man, that women have no sense of humor. I usually dismiss these complaints because this type of man is usually an asshole; his … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment