Here’s a countdown of 10 toons, articles, and videos I can’t stop laughing over.
Oh, business humor, if I had more chutzpah (and you’d think I have a headstart on that, with the ‘kah’ in my name), I’d make you myself.
But at least I’m doing the next best thing… collecting the most entertaining things I run across at work. Not all are about business. But all of them have been useful while doing business.
Sorry to post links rather than images. I know it’s not very sexy. But I don’t want folks with traditional copyrights (versus Creative Commons copyrights) to yell at me.
10. “…[whereas] the run-of-the-mill Amazon bracelet provides no special protection.” — Wikipedia entry revealing details of Wonder Woman’s bracelet technology http://tinyurl.com/78zldt
9. “Dude, Cold Calling Is For Losers” – Hubspot video http://tinyurl.com/42w3jl
8. “You should invest all of your money in diseased livestock…” – Dilbert cartoon http://i35.tinypic.com/2liwwvn.jpg
7. “Free giant squid on Craigslist. I would take it in, but I’m not sure if it would get along with our cats.” – LaughingSquid tweet (ok, I snuck in one tweet!) http://tinyurl.com/9xzprh
6. “Let me see the first one again.” – Tom Cheney cartoon http://tinyurl.com/74lguz7
5. “Twitter in Real Life – the Follow Back” – Hubspot cartoon http://tinyurl.com/6ru58j
4. “How about never? Is never good for you?” – Robert Mankoff cartoon http://tinyurl.com/howboutnever
3. “Just build these features into your web site. They’re like an internet marketing mullet.” – Conversation Marketing article http://tinyurl.com/4sqbbo
2. “Work-chair with a giant no-distraction hood.” – BoingBoing http://tinyurl.com/5lkmdu
1. “I love market analysis, Fred, but my heart’s with the World Wrestling Federation.” – Leo Cullum cartoon http://tinyurl.com/6buvdg
I’m pretty sure I’ve violated the “Do Not Make Fun of Your Industry” rule set out by Brad Shorr in “The 5 Rules of Business Humor“… probably several times. But I think people can handle it. And there’s good reason to think so… the New Yorker Store gets $125 for a framed print of each of their cartoons!
So… what’d I miss?
Next up: 10 tweets that kill me