Mad Grad Students?

At Arcane Gazebo I found the following observation:

…there are lots of mad scientists [in popular culture] but rarely do you see their grad students. It’s hard to imagine they’re doing all that mad science themselves. Sure, Dr. Frankenstein had Igor, but Igor seems like more of a postdoc. And Frankenstein operates the apparatus himself—what kind of PI [Principal Investigator] does that? A more realistic portrayal would be something like…

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One Response to “Mad Grad Students?”

  1. Torsten
    November 9th, 2007 14:49

    You don’t have to be mad to be a grad student, but it helps.