Cant Get There From Here

Can't Get There From Here Juneau is the capital of Alaska, but did you know that you cannot drive there from anywhere? You can fly into Juneau or you can take a... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident of the Alaska Zoo since 1983. The Zoo recently decided that Maggie needs nicer quarters, more attention, and a treadmill. She weighs 9,100 pounds and does not get enough exercise, especially during the long Alaskan winter months.Alaska Zoo officials debated... Read More

The Patience of Job

Voltaire said, "God is a comedian playing to an audience afraid to laugh." Translated, if you're a tight ass, there's a two drink minimum to read this article. Let me just say, I believe in God but like many, I've questioned His existence. Most people... Read More

Marines Dont Take Crap

We live in a world of widgets. People manufacture, distribute, and sell them. You name it, they're doing it. I have a friend who is a toilet paper salesman. God bless him. It's an honorable job and my butt and I... Read More

Military Wives

I feel now is the perfect time to address the conflict service-members face when balancing between what they feel are infringements upon their civil liberties cast down by their president. ... Read More

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

We all know the Internet is a great tool for finding out information and sharing knowledge. But as a human sometimes sitting at a computer all day can get quite tedious, especially if it is your job 5 days a week. This feeling can be compounded by other problems in... Read More

The Language of Appalachia

Imagine my surprise when I went to Jamaica a few years ago and learned that I do, indeed, have an accent. You see, unlike my paternal grandmother, I don't stretch the word "cornbread" into four syllables. She might say, "Here. Have ye some co-orn-bray-ed;" whereas I might say, "You want... Read More

Local Author Joins History and Humor To Tell His Stories

Joseph Yakel was born and raised in New York's Capital region, and calls this place home. His travels have taken him far and wide, but it's his hometown surroundings that serve as a backdrop for his writing. He's recently published three books, and thinks his blend of history and humor... Read More

Voodoo Munchies

Looking for a lighthearted and fun way to remove the negative energy of a certain disruptive person from your life, or from your mind, if the person in question has moved on? Consider the cleansing (and giggle-inspiring) effect of Voodoo Munchies. Beginning now, whenever you need to deal with this... Read More

Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B is for Backup: always look in your rear view mirror first.C is for Caddy: part of computer that holds a coffee cup.D is for Defrag: a popular dance in the 1920's.E is for Email: post office talk for express mail.F... Read More

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DC Is The Fourth Funniest City In America, Determines Humor Lab
Dr. Peter McGraw, a marketing and psychology professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is the founder of the Humor Research Lab, which is " is dedicated to the scientific study of humor, its precipitating factors, and its consequences." Along ...
Which US city is the funniest?USA TODAY
Chicago gets last laugh as funniest city in US, says CU-Boulder studyCU Boulder News & Events
SundayReview|So These Professors Walk Into a Comedy Club ...New York Times
Business Insider -Chicago Tribune
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2014 STAR Awards: Gary Bigelow, Career Volunteer, puts versatility and humor ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
Calling humor "good medicine," Bigelow said that brightening someone's day through humor is something that benefits both those volunteering and those watching PPP performances. "We have a saying in the PPP, 'Do what you love and love what you do,'" ...

Poo-pourri uses bathroom humor in new ad | ZoomIN
Poo-pourri uses bathroom humor in new ad | ZoomIN. A new ad, released today, promotes a new product, a spray that is supposed to trap smells in toilets, with a prim, proper woman making lots of 'poo' jokes. Loading… Post to Facebook. Poo-pourri uses ...

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Catholic News Service

Jokes, quips, wisecracks: John XXIII lived with keen sense of humor
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Blessed John XXIII, who will be made a saint April 27, is remembered by many for his warmth, simplicity, social conscience and sense of humor. Pope Francis, who will canonize "the Good Pope," recalled his predecessor as being holy ...
Pope John XXIII Launched Vatican II And Then SomeNPR

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Helping with Humor benefits homeless shelter
Quad City Times
Helping with Humor benefits homeless shelter- ComedySportz Quad Cities and the Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc. have partnered once again for an evening of comedy for a cause, featuring a stand-up performance by comedian Chris Schlicting, followed by a ...

Lovie Smith shows sense of humor in Bucs offseason
Lovie Smith shows sense of humor in Bucs offseason. By Roy Cummings | Tribune Staff Published: April 23, 2014. TAMPA — There's more to Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith's personality than the soft-spoken, congenial side that is typically on ...

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Donnie Tyndall shows focus, humor in introductory conference
Tennessee Journalist
Precisely one week ago, the seemingly stable men's basketball program at the University of Tennessee suddenly erupted in chaos when head coach Cuonzo Martin decided to bolt for California. In a week's time, and after multiple phone calls and broken ...

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3 Blonde Moms mine humor from parenthood
Barrington Courier-Review
The comedic act 3 Blonde Moms returns to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake for an April 25 show. It's the sixth time the show's been at the Raue; they've come through town so often that founding Mom Joanie Fagan has a standing post-show ...

High humor
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Madeleine Peck, center, leads the performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone” in Jackson Hole High School's Spring musical. The show will be presented six times in the next two weeks. Buy this photo · Drowsy Chaperone. Ashley Wilkerson ...

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The Whimsy Bomb! College Humor splices Studio Ghibli movies with other ...
Brian Murphy and Patrick Cassels from College Humor have dreamt up exactly such scenarios by combining anime hits like Pokémon with Miyazaki classics such as Spirited Away in an animated short titled: If Miyazaki Films Were Like Other Anime. And it's ...

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The Work-from-home Fashion Primer

Last week, I reported how writers, stay-at-home parents and online... Read More

And the World Goes Round

If you are a citizen of UK or Australia, you... Read More

If, An Online Marketers Internet Addiction Poem, Can You Relate to This?

IF, An Online Internet Marketing PoemIf before you have turned... Read More

Bad Days and Bad Timing

Have you ever noticed how family members always misbehave at... Read More

Health Club Regulars ?- Some of the People Youre Likely To Meet at the Gym

One of the great benefits of belonging to a health... Read More

A Dogs Guide To... Getting Your Dog to Stop Barking

I like to bark. I mean, I like to bark... Read More

The Language of Appalachia

Imagine my surprise when I went to Jamaica a few... Read More

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

One of the best parts of a vacation is the... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident... Read More

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

NOTE: This article was originally published in May 2000 at... Read More

He Had It Coming, Your Honor

This past week as Mr. Man and I lounged around... Read More

American Independence ? The True Story

It was late in 1775, and King George III was... Read More

The Jokes On You -- Who Should be the Butt of Your Jokes?

This article was prompted by something I heard (second hand)... Read More

Nine Movies That Make You Want To Yell, Stop Saying That

Movie moments are nice things to share with the people... Read More

Space, and the Room for It

Space exploration came a long way since I was the... Read More

The Hidden Driveway

I won't lie: there are a lot of things I... Read More

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

My next-door neighbors found a human bone in their backyard.... Read More

The Worlds First Comedian?

If you ever saw Aristophanes live on stage, you must... Read More

Stopping Bad Breath Bart

"Pee-ew! You smell like a skunk soaking in sardine nectar... Read More

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-13-05

Dear Poor Rix: A guy just invited me to a... Read More

Norm Goldman Interviews Comedienne Fran Capo,the Guinness Book Worlds Record for the Fastest Talking

Today, Norm Goldman, Editor of Sketchandtravel & Bookpleasures is delighted... Read More

Cant Get There From Here

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Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B... Read More

How to Build a Cobblestone House

He huffed and he puffed and he blew the house... Read More

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

A few weeks ago I went to see a psychiatrist.We... Read More