You don't have to be a programmer to appreciate a pop song about the job. This one was written by Jonathan Coulton, the singer-songwriter who is the Contributing Troubadour at Popular Science.

Coulter released Code Monkey as an MP3 file in April 2006, and there are now loads of videos. The one above is by Mike Spiff Booth, a program manager at Adobe, who posted it at


There is a good one done in anime HERE if ya like that kind of thing too!