Who you gonna call?

Friday Funny: What’s That Blob in My Data Center

Who you gonna call?

Here’s how it works: Diane Alber, the Arizona artist who created Kip and Gary, creates a cartoon, and we challenge our readers to submit the funniest, most clever caption they think will be a fit. Then we ask our readers to vote for the best submission and the winner receives a signed print of the cartoon.

Congratulations to Stanley, whose caption won the “Cabinets” edition of the contest. Stanley’s caption was: “When I said I wanted everything in “black and white,” this isn’t quite what I meant.”

Lots of submissions came in for the “Floating Data Center” edition – now all we need is a winner. Help us out by submitting your vote below!


For previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel. And for more of Diane’s work, visit Kip and Gary’s website!

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  1. Green is good. Red is bad. That's been pounded into my head all career. So it's a good blob!

  2. Oh man, I knew we shouldn't have signed that contract with Nickelodeon!

  3. I thought "Software eats the world" was a metaphor.

  4. Wayne Barker

    Its our new Green Roof.

  5. Kevin Kucera

    Algae is the wave of the future. It seems this is WAY ahead of the curve!

  6. Jim

    I'll put in a call to the laboratory and see if this a bio-hazard.

  7. Stanley Cupman

    I am Kip, the Keymaster of Gozer. Gary, are you the Gatekeeper?