Intl. Journal of Temporal Deflective Behavior
Vol. 4, No. 1445, pp.310, 2011
Copyright c 2008 J. Cham. All rights reserved

Junk: A need-based model in contextualizing jargonistic erudition

Cham, J. G.*, Slackenerny, M. A. and Smith, B. S.
*California University of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Stanford Institute Center, Palo Alto, CA

(Received in final form 12 October 2011)

This paper presents an alternative visual web-enabled interpretation of the short-based graphical sequential narration titled Junk (JUN). It is hypothesized that use of this secondary interface suffused with third-person linguistic usage and academic spatial distribution will provide improvement in perceived acumen generated from stochastic interactions with supervisory archtypes found in learning environments. Results show that persistent exposure to phdcomics dot com (PDC) is mildly correlated to jocular deportment, which suggests improvements in temporal-delay behavior of bounded activity.

1. Introduction

New Book!: We are super excited to announce our new book: WE HAVE NO IDEA! It is an illustrated and funny guide to the biggest mysteries in the Universe. You can pre-order it now! Do not procrastinate! PHD Store: Our store was down for a while, but now it is back! Free excerpt from The PHD Movie 2!: Watch this free clip from the movie that Nature called "Astute, funny"! Watch the new movie!: The PHD Movie 2 screenings are in full swing! Check out the schedule to catch the screening nearest you. Filming is done!: Take a sneak peek behind the scenes of the new PHD Movie 2: Coming to Campuses this Fall! Stay tuned for updates on how to organize a screening at your University. The Science Gap: Watch Jorge's TEDx Talk:


"Piled Higher and Deeper" (PhD) is the comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in academia. "Piled Higher and Deeper" the comic strip has appeared in The Stanford Daily for the past nine years, and in the MIT, Carnegie Mellon University and Caltech newspapers among others. The strip has appeared or been featured in the journal Nature, the Chronicle of Higher Education, IEEE Potentials magazine, Math Horizons magazine, Stanford Magazine and Canada's The Peer Review magazine among others, and has been linked to by USA Today's and The Washington Posts websites. Three collections of the strips have been published: "Piled Higher and Deeper: A Graduate Student Comic Strip Collection" (

Continue stealth mode: previous comic - next comic
The coast is clear
Intl. Journal of hey, tell a friend about this comic
Vol. 4, No. 1445, pp.310, 2011