In 1994, New York University physics professor Alan Sokal
made headlines when he published his article "Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity." in the sociological quarterly Social Text.
He then revealed that he had submitted the article as a hoax and that the text was a parody of postmodernist philosophy. Sokal completely fooled the "scholarly" editors of Social Text
into printing his parody of their intellectual presuppositions.
In this vein, you, too, can enjoy instant pomo goodness with the Postmodern Essay Generator, courtesy of the blog Communications From Elsewhere. Just click on "refresh" for instant, angst-filled, tenure-track gratification.Link
via Jim Morrow