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

In The News:

No Joke: US Professor Unlocks Humor Code
Voice of America
BOULDER, COLORADO—. Analyzing humor, observed American author E.B. White, is like dissecting a frog. "Few people are interested, and the frog dies of it.” But that has not deterred Peter McGraw. McGraw teaches students at the University of Colorado ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Faced with Islamic State horror, Iraqis retaliate with humor
Christian Science Monitor
From cartoons and YouTube skits to repurposed Popeye episodes and a full-blown soap opera, Iraqis are deploying humor to combat the Islamic State, whose tactics require little exaggeration to ridicule.

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Shreveport Times

Saints' Lofton processes criticism with honesty, humor
Shreveport Times
In a few moments of brutal honesty and gut-wrenching humor during the team's open locker room session Wednesday, Lofton addressed several hot topics about the Saints' struggles, including a few fans that seem to be harking on after last week's ...

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The Atlantic

Sense of Humor Changes With Age
The Atlantic
What the authors found was that older adults were much less likely to be fans of the aggressive style of humor—laughing at the expense of others—that's so often used by Michael Scott. The 64-to-84-year-olds found The Office clip about 23 percent less ...

Isanti County News

Comedian, author brings her humor to local area
Isanti County News
“I want people — especially men — to understand that humor isn't all testosterone-fumed.” The industry for females has improved since she started, but it needs improvement, Landvik said. When Landvik performed, she would wear the same clothes as the ...

Addams Family meshes macabre with humor, music
Clay Today Online
Pugsley desperately worries he may lose his sister Wednesday who tortures him for fun and that Lucas is too "normal" to fit into the gruesomely humorous family. Gray said he uses each show to learn from his fellow cast members and directors to help him ...


'Tail!Spin!' Finds Humor In String Of Political Infidelities
While the production deals with painful personal dramas, Correa finds a way to highlight the humor inherent in the political drama. “We laugh because it is so sad that people in the public eye do this kind of stuff,” Correa said. “The case of these ...

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Seniors must keep a sense of humor
MISSOURI, October 1, 2014 — Humor, according to Webster's dictionary, is “Something that is or has the ability to be comical or amusing.” As a senior, it is can be a challenge to keep a sense of humor. Despite the difficulty, however, it is critical ...

'Reckless' showcases humor, dark themes
The Pendulum
Starting on Oct. 2, Elon University students will showcase the first performance of the play “Reckless” in the Black Box Theatre. Written in 1983 by Craig Lucas, “Reckless” is a dark comedy that follows main character Rachel, who learns her husband has ...

Milwaukee Business Journal (blog)

How Milwaukee's self-deprecating, endearing humor made "Airplane!"
Milwaukee Business Journal (blog)
is called self-deprecating humor, something they learned while growing up in the Milwaukee area. While growing up, Jerry and David Zucker lived in Milwaukee and Abrahams lived in Shorewood. The three became fast friends when their fathers started a ...

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Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

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Painful Lessons from the Maternity Ward

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

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A French Teachers Memories: First Day at School

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Computers According to Carol

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When It Rains, It Pours: Creating a Plan

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Voodoo Munchies

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

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Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

I have recently become frustrated with something at doughnut establishments,... Read More

25 Reasons You Might Need to Wear a Welding Helmet

A welding helmet is a safety device worn for protection... Read More

Freudian Slippage

Saturday morning. I went, in the early morning, to the... Read More

The Restaurant Chronicles, Part 1

Have you ever heard that saying, "The show must go... Read More

The Top 10 All Time Worst Jokes About Piano Players

Here, for your barfing pleasure, are the top ten worst... Read More

Cloning Advantage Super Families

As the cloning debate of humankind continues we find ourselves... Read More

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

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Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

This column is long overdue. To put it in library... Read More