Proving that Cal is the best at everything of obvious importance, Mark Grabiner, a molecular and cell biology graduate student at Cal, won BioTechniques Journal’s 2012 “Science Parody of the Year Award” for his music video entitled “Grad School, I Love You (But You’re Bringing Me Down).” A Parody of LCD Soundsystem’s “New York, I Love You (But You’re Bringing Me Down)”, Grabiner speaks for even undergraduate students when he croons “And so … take me off your mailing list, for jobs you think will still exist by the time that my degree is through,” emphasized with the devastated expressions of Muppets character, Beaker. You may be asking, “Why would an academic journal have such a random contest?” read more »


We can use this photo without violating copyrights. Huzzah!
Despite that The UC Movement for Efficient Privatization (You See Me Pee for short) is, for the most part, smug and irritating, we’ll give credit where credit is due: This parody of the Daily Cal’s homepage for which they just BOUGHT A REAL DOMAIN NAME is crazily accurate. Like, so accurate that when we saw it, we pulled one of those cartoon spit-take things where we shook our face really fast and went, “Ayayayay,” while our eyes went all buggy. For reals, that actually happened.

Now, you might be saying to yourself, “Bitch, please. read more »