Starpocalypse is coming! You chipped in over $76,000 in the Kickstarter for Starpocalypse, the zany science fiction webseries from the sketch-comedy masters SMBC. Now at last, it's coming out this Christmas. Rejoice! » 12/10/13 4:00pm 12/10/13 4:00pm

SMBC reveals the Large Hadron Collider's true purpose

What – you didn't really think the LHC was designed to seek out answers to the most confounding questions in all of physics, did you? » 10/25/13 2:20pm 10/25/13 2:20pm

This is the nerdiest collection of insults ever and it is the best

The labcoat-wearing brain child of SMBC's Zach Weiner, Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait and illustrator Jess Fink, 27 Nerd Disses is easily the geekiest compendium of haughty one-liners ever assembled. Respect – you unlettered, historically oblivious, woefully innumerate brute. » 7/27/13 9:30am 7/27/13 9:30am

Hilarious webcomic story imagines the lunar colonies turned into the…

Zach Weinersmith's Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal is always funny and thoughtful, but he's at his sharpest when he's spinning quick comic science fiction stories. This week, Weinersmith takes us to a moon populated entirely by winners of silly contests, and what happens when the lunar colonies are turned into a… » 3/02/13 12:30pm 3/02/13 12:30pm

Crowdfund comics about science and scientists, Ralph Bakshi shorts, and…

If you love science—and laughing both at scientists and with them—there's a great new Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal looking for crowdfunding. Plus, animator Ralph Bakshi has a new independent animated project, a crew of laser cutters is building Space Invaders chess sets, and a puppeteer is working on an… » 2/03/13 12:00pm 2/03/13 12:00pm

Pac-Man is a Lovecraft story as written by Franz Kafka

Zach Weiner of the webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal has stared into the heart of Pac-Man and discovered the horror at its core. In his latest comic, he proposes a chilling backstory for the hungry video game hero, one that's a far cry from the smiling yellow creature you see on the arcade cabinet. » 9/16/12 4:00pm 9/16/12 4:00pm

Before the aliens arrive, we'll have to clean up the bachelor pad Earth

It would be kind of embarrassing if aliens from a more advanced civilization showed up tomorrow and found the mess of disease, war, and poverty we still haven't gotten around to cleaning up. Zach Weiner's illustrated short story "The Bachelor" describes humanity's frantic effort to make the planet presentable before… » 5/19/12 2:30pm 5/19/12 2:30pm