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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Ugly Smile At Peanut Gallery: A Journey In Humor
Chicagoist
The “Ugly Smile” exhibition at Peanut Gallery is an investigation of humor with the artists expunging and exploring their base instincts, wants and needs. The exhibit is dynamic in each artist's unique versions of humor. The artists are all very ...


'Barbara's Blue Kitchen' serves up homestyle humor
The Tennessean
Singer-songwriter Casey Black provides outstanding support in this role, embracing the play's quirky humor while showing off some serious musicianship. But such asides not only help smooth transitions for Fischer, they also add depth to the story ...


Guardian Liberty Voice

2014 Commonwealth Games Open Ceremony Scottish Humor at Its Best
Guardian Liberty Voice
The 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony was Scottish humor at its best. The problem is that many nations would have no idea what the elements really meant and just why there was a traffic cone on the top of a statue. Even some of the English, ...

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SFGate

Maddux's Hall speech filled with gratitude, humor
Padres.com
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- While serving as his teammate in Atlanta, Tom Glavine watched Greg Maddux prepare for more than 350 starts, many of which took place in the midst of the pressure-packed postseason. But Glavine said he had never seen Maddux ...
Emotions, humor flow at Hall of Fame ceremonySTLtoday.com
Nightengale: Hall of Famers play an ode to joyUSA TODAY

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St. Joseph artist uses humor to fight cancer
Washington Times
Bruno, known locally for humorous greeting cards created on an early-1900s press, now faces two major surgeries. The first one is on Thursday. Doctors have recommended that Bruno take time off work to heal, which left her wondering what she'd do to ...

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News & Observer

Shaffer: Raleigh couple's humor takes on pro-life demonstrators
News & Observer
Grayson Haver Currin, center, invited others to join his Saturday Chores movement in Raleigh, in which he counters anti-abortion demonstrators with absurd signage. JOSH SHAFFER — jshaffer@newsobserver.com ...

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No humor in cartoon that defames priests
WatertownDailyTimes.com
We would like to add our voices of disapproval for publishing the recent “cartoon” by Lee Judge of the Kansas City Star. His submissions are generally biased political statements that are void of any real humor. A quick Internet search will prove our ...


Destin Log

MARY READY: No humor in government and no common sense
Destin Log
A family member recently learned the high cost of making a joke at the local DMV (not the office in Fort Walton as those folks are courteous, helpful, and possessed of common sense). Well, anyway, after enduring the usual bureaucratic frustration, he ...


Micheal Azira finds his niche on Sounders with good humor, positive attitude
The Seattle Times
The sense of humor he brings to everyday situations is Azira's way of appreciating the “dream come true” that is his life now. From collecting soccer balls from behind the goal when he was 3 years old while his father played soccer, to starting three ...


NPR

With Humor, 'Dead And Breathing' Dives Into End-Of-Life Struggles
NPR
The play Dead and Breathing begins boldly. Sixty-eight-year-old Carolyn takes off her towel and steps into a bathtub completely naked. She's bathed by her chatty nurse, Veronika. The wealthy, cantankerous woman is dying of cancer. Carolyn, played by ...

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Miss Cleo Was a Fake... NO - Really? YES Maaan!

With her Jamaican accent Miss Cleo, a self proclaimed psychic... Read More

A French Teachers Memories: First Day at School

Despite my diplomas that allowed me to teach in state... 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

Starbucks Going into Hilton

Well, I hope you did not read that headline wrong,... 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

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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

Eye Spy Potatoes

Lately I've had the problem of falling asleep with my... Read More

The Spare Parts Gremlins

Don't you just love getting a little something extra? Sure... Read More

Dumb Luck

I've never really thought of myself as being funny. I... Read More

The Work-from-home Fashion Primer

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

Funny Things We Dream

I often wonder why I wake up so happy, ready... Read More

Mexican Spaminator

When we decided to move to Mexico, one of the... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

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

Humans are like Monkeys

Humans think much like monkeys and other primates, not much... Read More

Setting History Straight

Have you ever heard the name Will Schwenk? Or the... Read More

Freudian Slippage

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

To See Or Not To See

I went to the eye doctor the other day. I... 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

Beyond Black and White

Over visiting a neighbor the other day?"Would you like a... Read More

Sell [Your] Phones

Today while driving I saw a young girl, probably around... Read More

Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

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

Essential Laughter

Take time to laugh at yourself and the ridiculous in... Read More

Laughing Toward Truth: Six Tips for Lighthearted Thinkers

Do you believe in the power of your convictions?It's time... Read More

The Patience of Job

Voltaire said, "God is a comedian playing to an... Read More

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

Viagra. That one word packs a lot of punch. Let's... Read More