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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Skyway humor
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
There's not much to see in the St. Paul Skyway after the downtown closes around 2 p.m.. Today was different, though. Photo: Jeff Kamin. Whoever you are, downtown St. Paul Skyway urban guerilla, well played, indeed. ‹ Older Report: $70k delivers 'modest ...


3 finalists for Thurber Prize for American Humor are women
Post-Bulletin
... for American Humor are women Associated Press |. NEW YORK — Thurber Prize judges have made it official: Women are funny, too. Nearly 20 years after its founding, the all-male winners' circle for the Thurber Prize for American Humor is finally ...

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Adweek

Ad of the Day: Gross Old Razors Bring Cutting Humor to Dollar Shave Club's New ...
Adweek
Ever since his famous 90-second ad in 2012, Dollar Shave Club CEO and founder Michael Dubin has served as the brand's charming pitchman. But now he has company in the form of some talking mascots—sort of. For the mail-order razor service's latest ...

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Injecting Humor Into Public Speaking
KCUR
For many, the idea of public speaking is petrifying — nobody wants to put an audience to sleep with a dull talk. One solution: learn from stand-up comics and inject a little humor into your speech. Guest: David Nihill is the author of Do You Talk Funny?


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

With Humor, Irony and Some Gore Too, Filmmaker Wes Craven Defined a Genre
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Wes Craven, known worldwide for his horror films and on the Vineyard for his low-key style, humor and thoughtfulness, died on Sunday, August 30 in Los Angeles at the age of 76. The cause was brain cancer. Mr. Craven once compared creative inspiration ...
Neve Campbell remembers Wes Craven: 'My life wouldn't be what it is without him'Entertainment Weekly

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O'Malley brings policy specifics, humor to IC event
Iowa City Press Citizen
Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley spoke in Iowa City on Sunday, emphasizing his executive experience and the importance of rebuilding the American dream. Speaking to a crowd of just over 200 at The Mill ...

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Business 2 Community

If You Don't Have A Sense of Humor, Get One
Business 2 Community
You will not succeed without a sense of humor. Many CEOs have told me they see humor as a test to whether they want to work with and be around a person. Good leaders aggressively seek out an amusing angle in dealing with others, whether through light ...


OregonLive.com

Welcome to My World: The drama, giggles and underwear humor of kindergarten
OregonLive.com
Ann Watts is a kindergarten teacher at Columbia Valley Elementary School in Vancouver, Washington. Twenty two years into her career, she's learned plenty about children and human nature. Beth Nakamura | The Oregonian/OregonLive · Print Email.


Indiana Daily Student

Singer-songwriter-comedian combines loss and humor
Indiana Daily Student
Singer-songwriter-comedian Greg Tamblyn has this bit about laughter in solemn situations, and it's a true story. Tamblyn, who performed for an audience of about 25 people Sunday evening at Unity of Bloomington, was on a plane once, flying from Chicago ...


Design & Trend

Mindy Kaling 'Doesn't Put A Premium' On Raunchy Humor, Talks New Book 'Why Not ...
Design & Trend
"I'm not the kind of comedian who puts a huge premium on saying the raunchiest thing just to shock people," she told TIME. "I'm not that person. I do think it's cool that other people do that, and I am titillated by it, but that wasn't my training on ...

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The Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach

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

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-27-05

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

Humor Quotations - Top 35 Funny Quotations by Famous Comedians

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

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

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Bad Days and Bad Timing

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

Very Precise Fortune Cookies

I cracked open the fortune cookie and read the little... Read More

Painful Lessons from the Maternity Ward

Whoever dubbed New York, New York "the city that never... Read More

Dumb Luck

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

How To Marry A Wealthy Guy

How To Marry A Wealthy Guy(or Girl... Or at least... Read More

The Top 10 All Time Worst Jokes About Piano Players

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

[Not So] Outgoing Mail

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

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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

Important Safety Tip$

I was given a list of Do's and Don'ts of... Read More

And the World Goes Round

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

Bed Bugs Bite

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

Setting History Straight

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

Maybelle Misfire Joins Mega Corp

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

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

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

Humor Under The Keyboards

For me, the piano is the symbol of what is... 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