mummy congress

Have you seen my buttonhook?

by meanlouise March 24, 2013 anthropology

1:15 update – Damn. This is why I don’t blog before coffee. Just corrected some crazyass typos and grammatical loop-di-loops. Sorry. Today’s Cul de Sac comic strip reminds me of a pre-dawn breakfast conversation long ago at the Mummy Congress about how, once you reach in + vigorously stir up the brains w your hook, […]

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wordless wednesday: overstating the obvious edition

by meanlouise June 16, 2011 flickr

Mummy Not Mummy

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the closet mystery continues

by meanlouise June 14, 2011 true life 2011

this and the previous post were both updated/corrected tonight at 11 p.m. The physicists have studied my closet. Round objects placed in the center of the room (pencils, marbles, liquor bottles) roll toward the closet. Ergo, there’s no reason for that door to swing out, let alone swing out slowly and creepily. None of us […]

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even ghosts need to come out of the closet

by meanlouise June 14, 2011 academia

My haunted closet door opens too slowly for me to stand there and shoot video, but I happened to be standing nearby when it started creaking tonight so I took some pictures. It opens a bit, waits a minutes, then opens some more. It’s creepy. The sequence of photos below were taken between 45 seconds […]

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Show me the mummy

by meanlouise June 12, 2011 science!

The first day of the 7th World Congress of Mummy Science (being hosted here at the University of San Diego) was super-excellent. I’m also super-exhausted because I spent about 9 hours traveling to get here, dumped my stuff in my dorm room, and dashed over for the afternoon sessions, a plenary speech and a reception. […]

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