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My name is Ben Bronner. I’m a graduate student in the philosophy department at Rutgers University. Along with a few friends I used to edit and write Drivel, a humor magazine at Oberlin College. I wanted to get back to that kind of thing, hence this site.

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February 22, 2012 at 7:31 pm

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  1. Well, done, Ben! Very funny stuff.

    Tad Brennan

    February 26, 2012 at 6:40 am

  2. Good luck for your applications! And keep this stuff coming, it’s hilarious!

    Julia

    February 26, 2012 at 2:22 pm

  3. You’re a gem, Ben!

    A. Kuffour

    February 28, 2012 at 12:35 am

  4. My friends have been bouncing this blog around all month. Great job with it! Keep ‘em coming (:

    Sofia

    March 9, 2012 at 11:48 am

  5. This is really top-notch philosophy humor. Thanks! And best wishes finding the right grad program.

    Harry

    March 9, 2012 at 10:19 pm

  6. I love it! We philosophy types may be few, but your blog is hilar. Keep entertaining the small minority that get your obscure phi jokes!!! :D Lotsa love to you and this blog.

    S. A.

    March 16, 2012 at 6:17 pm

  7. Brilliant. I am going to recommend it to my colleagues and students. But, if you go to grad school, what will happen to those who have become addicted to this site?

    ChrisTS

    March 16, 2012 at 10:02 pm

  8. hilarious….. thanks……

    you may find some material here http://philocosmology.wordpress.com/

    Barry

    April 28, 2012 at 8:22 am

  9. Enjoy your posts! Good luck.

    Bob

    September 17, 2012 at 7:18 am

  10. Thank you all for the kind words! It’s wonderful to have so much positive feedback.

    fauxphilnews

    October 4, 2012 at 9:28 pm

  11. Ben, great humor with serious fringe! Love them all, keep them coming!

    Norm

    May 1, 2013 at 4:46 pm

  12. genius! Do you take submissions?

    Patricia Turrisi

    June 8, 2013 at 11:55 am

  13. That’s awesome, dude. Do you know what your AOS is gonna be?

    Geoff Holtzman

    July 19, 2013 at 6:33 am

    • Thanks! As for AOS, I’m currently most interested in normative and applied ethics. But in the past I’ve mostly worked on mind. We’ll have to wait and see, I suppose.

      fauxphilnews

      July 19, 2013 at 7:23 am

  14. Dear Ben, is there a way of suggesting posts, or submitting prospective guest posts?

    Peter Hardy

    September 5, 2013 at 7:48 am

    • Hi Peter. First, thanks for your interest. You can email me at ben [dot] bronner [at] rutgers [dot] edu. I’d love to hear your suggestions for future posts. I’m a bit less enthusiastic about the prospect of guest posts. If you’ve written a post that’s really good I’d be happy to post it. The submissions people send me, however, are invariably too rough or too much of a mixed bag for me to feel comfortable posting them, even if they have promise.

      fauxphilnews

      September 6, 2013 at 5:01 am


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