Posts tagged humor

Farmers Are Hipper Than You Think

Foundry Group is pretty famous in the VC world for their video/music parodies. The other day, Next Big Sound put one out that was funny. A lot of people think that farmers are hicks and backward. The reality is they …






Midday Laugh

Abstruse Goose is a pretty funny internet comic. Sates my longing for Gary Larson and The Far Side. Click this link for a midday laugh. You can’t cut and paste the comic, otherwise I would have. Hint, counter intuitive trading.






Invitation to UBS Bankers for Le Dejeuner

Making lunch tomorrow. Hope my pals from UBS show up. Here is the menu. Hors’ d oeuvres Brandade de Morue Marseilles First Course Tarte Flambe de Onion Second Course Le Poulet Roti avec Quarante Presse-ail Haricot Verts Third Course Salade …






A Trader's Theme Song

Today, Dire Straits was banned in Canada.  Not the band, just the song “Money For Nothing”.  How politically correct are we going to get?  Is Canada banning Eminem, Kanye West?  Pretty soon, Canadian bureaucrats will be playing songs backwards and …






A Trader’s Theme Song

Today, Dire Straits was banned in Canada.  Not the band, just the song “Money For Nothing”.  How politically correct are we going to get?  Is Canada banning Eminem, Kanye West?  Pretty soon, Canadian bureaucrats will be playing songs backwards and …






Aging Populace

The world population is aging.  Thanks to advances in medicine, we are living longer.  The technology march is affecting other aspects of the aging process.  We know that the youngsters invented abbreviations for texting.  BFF, best friends fore ever etc. …






More on QE2

This joke is going around pro traders now. One of these days I’ll have to make a vid at extranormal. tip of the hat to Politico readers, welcome. welcome to Wamfunds investors.  Snoop around the blog, you’ll find some good …






Hey, Want to Learn the Cattle Business?

Watch this video tip of the hat to TAB. If you are ever on the CME floor, look for him. One of the funniest people you will ever meet in the futures business.






Heh-Heh

This is pretty funny. Creative too. Click HERE.






A Little Levity for A Dull Day

Tip of the hat to to former floor trader “HR”. Jack decided to go skiing with his buddy, Bob.   So they loaded up Jack’s minivan and headed north. After driving for a few hours, they got caught in a …






The "Old Boys" Network

I didn’t know you had to attend an Ivy League School to be part of a Town Hall meeting. Now that is surely the pinnacle of elitism!  Must be why tuition rates at Ivies are so high.  U of CUChicago …






The “Old Boys” Network

I didn’t know you had to attend an Ivy League School to be part of a Town Hall meeting. Now that is surely the pinnacle of elitism!  Must be why tuition rates at Ivies are so high.  U of CUChicago …






Truths For Mature Humans

A little levity to start your day. Stolen off an internal trader’s blog. The operators of that blog know who they are, and I tip my hat to them. TRUTHS FOR MATURE HUMANS 1. I think part of a best …






More Levity

Since it’s the high holidays, why not a good joke? The title, “Fred Rubin, New York Athletic Club.”






Freakonomics-The Movie

Rented Freakonomics The Movie last night.  I have read both books, and found them very entertaining.  I have met Steven Levitt, and find him very engaging. He is a very good economist, and can tell you some very funny stories …