Thanks to the NY Times education section, I learned about these creative outlets for graduate students’ frustration with the less-than-glamorous aspects of their career path.
Jorge Cham has produced several book length collections of his “Piled Higher and Deeper” comics. According to the Times, he is currently working to turn the comics into a film.
Here are two examples:
Also featured in Sunday’s paper: the Grad Student Rap by Adam Ruben, which you can view here on YouTube. If you like his sense of humor, check out his book Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School.