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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Humor Them. A Well-Timed Laugh Speaks Volumes.
Entrepreneur
Laughter and a healthy sense of humor are among the most overlooked, underutilized communications tools at a CEO's disposal. Plenty of studies show that the levels of stress hormones like cortisol and epinephrine decrease during laughter. Some experts ...

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Arizona Daily Star

UA basketball: On Walton's humor, 'McWinners' and the Towering Tucsonan
Arizona Daily Star
The Pride of Arizona marching band rushes the field as the game starts during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 30, 2013. Friday was a long day for the Pride of Arizona band. At 1 a.m., the band bussed up to ...

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Deseret News

'Studio C' cast talks to LDS teens about humor β€” seriously
Deseret News
When these four very funny people were asked to address teens who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about how humor affects our lives (for both good and ill), they had some pretty serious insights to share. Here's what they ...


The Atlantic

Twitter Jokes and the Philosophical Origins of Humor
The Atlantic
Except maybe it's not entirely new. While the platform has created new subtextual categories for communicating, Twitter often showcases classic philosophical theories of humor in action. In other words, the platform is new but the narrative structure ...


AL.com

Humor, accolades for students highlight Madison County's annual 'State of the ...
AL.com
Touches of humor highlighted the annual State of the Schools breakfast Friday morning, where the superintendents of Madison County's three school districts gave the business community an update on the ups and downs of the schools over the past year.

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Glen Campbell's Wife Says Humor Keeps Their Spirits Up During Alzheimer's ...
Taste of Country
Glen Campbell's legendary career has been cut short by his battle with Alzheimer's, but life is not all dark for the country icon. In a new interview, his wife, Kim, says they use humor to try to see the bright side of things. β€œIt gets us through every ...

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Bloomberg

That's Funny β€” but Why? Alan Alda on the Science of Humor
Bloomberg
There's a health factor too, with research showing that humor benefits the heart, lungs, immune system, and even assists with pain management. Funny business can also be an important source of criticism in a free society β€” kings had their court ...

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Classicalite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Odd Penchant for Toilet Humor Brought to Light in ...
Classicalite
In a recent post by Marcie Gainer on Disinformation, Mozart finds it funny to talk about how he defecates. And since we here at Classicalite are not above toilet humor, none is more perfect than Amadeus's use of fowl language to express his bowel ...

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New York Times

Comedians Like Sebastian Maniscalco Act Out Their Humor
New York Times
Maria Bamford, who does act-outs as well as anyone right now, seamlessly integrates characters into her jokes in a way that makes her humor more complex and intimate. Among younger comics, Rachel Feinstein, who's based in New York, does similarly ...


Arizona Daily Wildcat

Evolve your sense of humor with Darwin
Arizona Daily Wildcat
This is how Brooke Hartnett, administrative director of the Charles Darwin Experience, describes the club's weekly improvisational comedy shows. The Charles Darwin Experience is a comedy improv troupe at the UA that puts on weekly one-hour shows every ...

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

This article was prompted by something I heard (second hand)... 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 Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach

The Army Corp of engineers is having a tough time... Read More

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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And the World Goes Round

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

Space, and the Room for It

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

When It Rains, It Pours: Creating a Plan

It's time for me to announce that I have a... Read More

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

Lawyer JokesQ: How does a pregnant woman know she is... 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

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

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

If Real People Ran the Bank - I (a spoof for the heart)

Banish Loans ForeverIf ordinary, hard-working, people ran the bank... the... Read More

Your Stars Part 3

LibraHit TV show 'The X Factor' is back on our... Read More

Used Condom Found In Restaurant Salad Bar; Waiter Embarrassed To Tears

Evidence of after-hours activity turned up at a Big Boy... Read More

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

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

How to Build a Cobblestone House

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

Beyond Black and White

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

Internet is My True Agent

You know the type -- that doodling type. Every time... Read More

Pee Here Now

Several years ago, I switched health insurance companies and my... Read More

Cant Get There From Here

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Do Americans Really Understand Irony?

Let me start by saying that 'I am an American'... Read More

Maybelle Misfire Joins Mega Corp

To: Maybelle Misfire From: I. M.. Power, VP Welcome aboard!... 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

The Top 10 All Time Worst Jokes About Piano Players

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