All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘xkcd’

xkcd Author Gets Asteroid Named After Him

Considering the background of Randall Munroe, the creator of the highly successful xkcd web comic, perhaps this shouldn’t come as a surprise. What we have is the creator, who used to work for NASA as a robotics engineer, receiving the honor of having an asteroid named after him. The title was bestowed by the International Astronomical Union, which is in …

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XKCD Wins April Fool’s Day With Amazing Changing Comic Gag

Everybody loves a good April Fool’s Day gag. Okay, not everybody. Most people love a good April Fool’s Day gag, and these days it seems like April Fool’s Day and the internet are like peanut butter and chocolate: they weren’t made to go together, but they make for a really sweet combination. There is, of course, plenty of room for …

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xkcd Protests SOPA With Personal Message

Popular stick-figure humor webcomic xkcd has joined the blackout to protest SOPA with a comic/personal message. The web site today is featuring a black bar with the words “[don’t censor the web].” Randall Munroe, the site’s creator, says, “I make my living drawing xkcd, which wouldn’t have been possible if people hadn’t been able to freely share my comics with …

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