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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Our opinion: The truth needs Black humor
Brattleboro Reformer
For many of us, television news has become such a joke that we actually turn to comedians to relay the news to us. It's not much of a surprise to any of us that certain demographics rate Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert as more trustworthy than such ...


CMT.com

FILM REVIEW: Humor makes 'Heaven' accessible
Religion News Service
(RNS) A wide-eyed 4-year-old makes a fairly convincing case for the existence of an afterlife in “Heaven Is for Real.” But it's Greg Kinnear, with his characteristic affability, who just about seals the deal. Humor infuses the film (2 1/2 stars out of ...
Humor makes 'Heaven' accessibleUSA TODAY

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Santa Cruz Author Publishes New Book of Humor
PR Leap (press release)
Yet there are times when humor serves more than that, for humor on its own gives a glimpse of reality from a perspective one might find amusing but also filled with significant life lessons to learn. In an ever-evolving and growing society, one thing ...

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SFGate

Mogwai evolves stylistically while preserving sense of humor
SFGate
Though Mogwai often gets slapped with the post-rock label in certain pop egghead quarters, that doesn't mean rock 'n' roll touchstones are ever very far away for the band from Glasgow, Scotland. In fact, the Mogwai back catalog is downright littered ...

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Mediaite

Reg Henry: Limbaugh lacks a sense of humor or sense
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
My theory is that his irritation is a hint of a greater insecurity: unease that humor is a subversive agent with the power to make ridiculously conservative people appear more ridiculous than usual. But at this point of the column, a disclaimer is ...
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The Guardian doesn't find humor in Jeff Francoeur prank, feels it mocks the ...
Gaslamp Ball
When the Padres AAA team, the El Paso Chihuahuas pranked Jeff Francoeur convincing him that his teammate Jorge Reyes was deaf, I sensed it was only a matter of time before there was a backlash from the politically correct crowd.

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Pine Ridge teacher leaves legacy of humor, inspiration, 'Wisdom'
Daytona Beach News-Journal
His wife, Melissa Lundell, a teacher at DeLand High School, said in a recent interview that students related to her husband because he had a wonderful sense of humor. His students posted a 2007 video to YouTube of Lundell comically rapping about math ...

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Press Herald

'In the Underworld' at USM uses humor to tell a dark story
Press Herald
A colleague introduced Brodie to the French script two years ago, suggesting it would be a worthy project for USM. Brodie liked the script, and appreciated Tillion's use of humor to tell a dark tale. “The idea that Tillion wrote this while in prison in ...


Changing of the guard at City Hall produces humor
Hutchinson News
That produced another source of humor when Deardoff gave a report on state legislation that could affect the city. The Legislature is still considering bills that would move the dates of municipal elections from the spring to the fall. Deardoff said ...


Wildstar is Sci-Fi MMO with Sense of Humor
Tom's Guide
"Wildstar" is a lighthearted sci-fi MMO with enough action-packed combat and quirky humor to give even jaded genre fans something to keep an eye on. Tom's Guide met with developer NCSOFT at PAX East 2014 for a hands-on demo of "Wildstar," and the ...

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Pee Here Now

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Are we starting to see the Housing Bubble Burst in... Read More

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How To Get Attention, or: As You Read This, You Feel an Irresistible Urge to Go On Reading!

We all want attention. As children we crave the attention... Read More

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

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

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-13-05

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

Its All About Seeing the Signs

Ace of Base hasn't seen the sign for quite some... Read More

The Worlds First Comedian?

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

[Not So] Outgoing Mail

I am currently perplexed by the concept of outgoing mail.... Read More

Restaurant Manager Gives Out Sexual Favors As Performance Bonus, Raise

While many restaurant workers worry and sweat in anticipation of... Read More

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

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