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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FOODBEAST

College Humor Introduces 'Diet Racism,' a Soda for Kind-of-Racist People
FOODBEAST
College Humor recently launched a tongue-in-cheek commercial about the fictional beverage, Diet Racism. The drink is marketed specifically towards anyone having strong opinions about a specific race or ethnicity, but usually tends to keep it casual or ...
College Humor Makes A Point With 'Diet Racism'News One

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Scientific American (blog)

Science: Add Humor and Stir – Wocka, Wocka, Wocka!
Scientific American (blog)
People not being amused is far from the main way that humor can go horribly wrong. Any joke runs the risk of causing offense. Insider jokes like this one can back-fire, alienating people and reinforcing negative stereotypes. While I'm just trying to ...


6 Signs You Have A Good Sense Of Humor
Huffington Post
On a particularly frustrating day a few weeks ago, instead of calling upon an extra kickboxing session or a glass of wine, I found myself reaching out to two of my closest friends instead. "Rough day," I quickly tapped out in a message. "I need ...

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Reuters

Dark Swedish humor takes wing in 'Pigeon' film at Venice
Reuters
VENICE (Reuters) - In Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson's offbeat film "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence", shown at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, a businessman about to shoot himself in a posh office takes a last call on his mobile ...

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Gallows Humor as Coping Mechanism for Islamic State Atrocities
Foreign Policy (blog)
With radical Islamist militants seizing territory in Iraq and Syria, the Middle East has turned toward a black brand of humor to satirize and cope with a band of fighters advocating a medieval interpretation of Islam and a sadistic system of justice ...


Humor in the face of sexism: Columbia Bank CEO on banking's 'old boys club'
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
I had the opportunity to talk to banking veteran Melanie Dressel, who is CEO of Tacoma-based Columbia Bank, about her experience as a woman in the banking industry. Her best defense against the sexism she encountered over the years? Humor, she said.

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Comic Book Resources

Creators and Stars of 'Mr. Pickles' on the Humor and Horror of Adult Swim Series
Comic Book Resources
Adult Swim's upcoming animated series Mr. Pickles is the heartwarming story of boy and his dog, who go on adventures in their small, quiet town. There is one minor catch, however: The dog is evil, and frequently wanders off to mutilate, kill or hump an ...


Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse humor Seahawks media with joint press ...
Seahawks.com
Seahawks wide receivers Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse entertained questions for one another during Sunday's meeting with the Seahawks media. If football doesn't pan out for wide receivers Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse , Sunday's joint press ...

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Jeweler & Restaurateur Trade Places, Bring Humor to the Customer Experience
Rapaport
This video was such a fun way to help break down that barrier and to remind people that we are not only friendly and approachable, but we have a sense of humor as well,” Tivol said. Stehney added, “I've always admired Tivol and it was such a treat to ...


Three Centuries of Humor Anthologies
Palo Alto Online (blog)
I'm teaching a class in American humor writing this semester, and the first decision I had to make was where to start, chronologically. Most observers believe that American humor as we know it started with Mark Twain. Sure, there were other writers ...

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

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

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-27-05

Hey, Poor Rix: What do you think about school food?... Read More

How to Build a Cobblestone House

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

Short Story: Take a Trip To The Temple Of The Great Tomato

Jimmy Jenkins Jr. is not an adventurer, traveler, or pioneer.... Read More

Pee Here Now

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

Mexican Spaminator

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

Humor Quotations - Top 35 Funny Quotations by Famous Comedians

"Education is worth a whole lot. Just think - with... Read More

Your Stars Part 3

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

Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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

The Worlds First Comedian?

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

The Language of Appalachia

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

Bad Days and Bad Timing

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

Stopping Bad Breath Bart

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

Lactose Intolerant? It could be a good thing

Lactose Intolerant Individuals may prove a bonus in Space Missions.... Read More

Funny Things We Dream

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

Eye Spy Potatoes

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

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

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

The Spare Parts Gremlins

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

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

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

Military Wives

I... Read More

Do Americans Really Understand Irony?

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

Cheer-Leadership or All I Need to Know About Business I Learned from Cheerleading

Thanks to teen movies, many people have this stereotypical idea... Read More

When It Rains, It Pours: Creating a Plan

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

Humans are like Monkeys

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