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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The Detroit News

Sadler's ability, humor will be missed at MSU
The Detroit News
It was just an example of Sadler's humor. Earlier this season he had a back-and-forth with the FauxPelini account, a parody of then Nebraska coach Bo Pelini that included a picture of the coach with a cat. When Sadler pinned a punt deep in the ...


SunHerald.com

Jets' Ryan on sense of humor: 'I'm not dead yet'
SunHerald.com
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan's sense of humor is still going strong. Despite a 3-11 record and facing an uncertain future, the New York Jets coach has kept the one-liners and self-deprecating jokes coming. He refuses to pout, even if Sunday's game ...

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blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the January-February 2015 Issue
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
Enjoy these cartoons from the January–February issue of HBR, and test your management wit in the HBR Caption Contest. If we choose your caption as the winner, you will be featured in an upcoming magazine issue and win a free Harvard Business Review ...


Durham Herald Sun

'Brother's' world glints with humor, but has a shadow side
Durham Herald Sun
That world glints with humor and even outright belly laughs so contagious most audience members can't help but join in. That world also encompasses a shadow side. Mostly, that world reveals a deep friendship between two men that encompasses ...


Montgomery Advertiser

Commentary: Bowden fills room with humor, history and life lessons
Montgomery Advertiser
Bobby Bowden is a full course meal when it comes to public speaking. He gives you humor, insight, knowledge and energy – and you just want to eat it all up. "I'm going to be short and sweet because I got an icon standing here," Bowling Green coach Dino ...

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Variety

Sarah Silverman Brings Her Unorthodox Humor to Jerusalem
Variety
JERUSALEM – Sarah Silverman brought her rape jokes, boundary-busting comedy and foul-mouthed charm to the Jerusalem Cinematheque Thursday evening, appearing as a special guest at the 16th annual Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival and attending a ...

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New York Post

High price tags for humor sites are a big joke
New York Post
That's the message from Wall Street bankers to humor sites — CollegeHumor, Funny or Die and The Onion — that are on the block and looking for big bucks. To all of them, “Good luck,” said one digital media banker who doubts they will snag rich valuations.


Dr. Robert H. Pearson: A dose of humor was part of his medicine
NorthJersey.com
Humor was an essential tool in Dr. Pearson's medical kit, said Frances Panczyk, who worked as his nurse. On Thursday, Panczyk tearfully hugged former patients at Louis Suburban Chapel in Fair Lawn, where the funeral was held. The doctor told comforting ...


PopMatters

Edward St. Aubyn's 'On the Edge' Brings Some Humor to Life's Fathomless ...
PopMatters
A young man named Peter meets a woman, Sabine, and finds himself having sex with her. Never mind that he's in a tepid relationship with another woman—he has to have Sabine. In fact, he will quit his respectable job to pursue Sabine, even though his ...


'Famous Puppet Death Scenes' at Woolly Mammoth Theatre finds humor in the ...
Washington Post
The twist of fate that leads to the bloody denouement of “The Beast of Muggditch Lane.” The Kafkaesque double bind of “Das Bipsy und Mumu Puppenspiel,” that spells the end of not one, but two stars of a children's show. The casual cruelty of the Johnny ...

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Mexican Spaminator

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

Starbucks Going into Hilton

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

Freudian Slippage

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

The Work-from-home Fashion Primer

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

Bed Bugs Bite

I just turned on the news a minute ago and... Read More

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant

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

Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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

25 Reasons You Might Need to Wear a Welding Helmet

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

Dumb Luck

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

Setting History Straight

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

Essential Laughter

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

Funny Things We Dream

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

Tales of a Spectator Spectator

Watching the fans at a minor-league baseball game is just... Read More

Eye Spy Potatoes

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

Do Americans Really Understand Irony?

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

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

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

Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

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

The Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach

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

Your Stars Part 3

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

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

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

Dog Poo - And You Thought You Had Problems

In Southern Germany in a town by the name of... Read More

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

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

3 Surefire Ways To Combat Rising Gas Prices

I have heard the rumblings of many of you in... Read More