A webcomic centering on Gav A. Van Darin, a megalomanical perpetual grad student in Nuclear Engineering, and his entourage. Going since 1997, one of the founding comics of Keenspot (which it's long since left), and the source of that blue-haired Gav who keeps showing up in other strips (especially Schlock Mercenary)— the author, not the main character.This webcomic series provides examples of:
Animal Wrongs Group: Gav sics the giant, nuclear powered, robot ant on a group of protestors objecting to animal testing. In order to "introduce them to the benefits of modern medical science".
Augmented Reality: The GavCam in Gav's glasses was like Google's Glass years before they started working on it, and Teri had the lenses replaced with LCD screens so that she could manipulate his perceptions. He's currently using them to implement an anti-virus program that works like an AR combat game and defeat Teri's various sub-programs infecting computers across the planet.
Critical Research Failure: Invoked. A Running Gag in one costume party storyline is that no one can think of a female scientist "of yore" other than Marie Curie, even though not only is one of the girls invited an EECS major, but Teri actually shows up as the Difference Engine, and Danny even comments that "the Analytical Engine would have been more appropriate." For a fun exercise, type the phrase "analytical engine" into Google.
Fun T-Shirt: Cecilia to all appearances has an entire closet of tank tops with variations on "boys lie" for whatever situation she might come across, including "boys lob" and "boys bluff."
Hypocritical Humor: To protest Prop-NA, Gav and Suzy enter into a sham marriage, while Gav has stronger love interests in a Wiccan high priestess, an evangelist, a goddess, and the bill's chief proponent.
The Madness Place: Danny sometimes goes into a fugue state where he does nothing but write equations across every available surface, his office is walled with whiteboard for that reason.
Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Cecilia certainly tries to present herself this way, especially to potential love interests. It has... mixed success.
Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: Nearly every significant character (especially Gav) is an atheist or agnostic, but Gav's near-death experiences both center on knowledge he didn't consciously have, and in the second case, something he couldn't possibly have known.