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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What Happens When 'The Simpsons' Becomes Dad Humor?
Splitsider
In other words, Simpsons is becoming dad humor: structures so well trod that they can never again surprise, no matter how perfectly crafted. The aesthetic earmarks of this mid-90s humor juggernaut are becoming as antiquated as puns and pies-in-the-face.


Raw Story

The psychology of comedy: Where humor and psychosis overlap
Raw Story
“Many people say that comics are psychopaths,” says the standup Jason Byrne, who should know what he's talking about after almost two decades in the business. “We put this front on of being a normal person but in our shows we're closer to our actual ...

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Humor, Hope, and Human Rights: On the Loss of Robin Williams
Huffington Post
To me, and to many who knew him, that man, that person who stood and employed humor as a tool to bring presence and freedom and to relieve oppression and absence? That man, Robin Williams, has always looked that way. He always has and he ever ...


Kid Rock recalls Robin Williams' bladder-busting humor during Iraq trip to ...
The Ann Arbor News
DETROIT, MI -- Memories of the late actor/comedian Robin Williams keep pouring in, including a bladder-busting one from Kid Rock that he recalls during an overseas trip to entertain U.S. troops. Rock, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, posted on ...


Humor, highway safety merge in contest
Columbus Dispatch
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced the winners of a contest to come up with humorous yet important driver-safety messages for electronic highway message boards. The contest was inspired by a message posted on ...


Washington Times

Country Times: Brad Paisley mixes humor and patriotism In 'Moonshine in the ...
Washington Times
He rightfully suggests this album is similar to his live concert, combining music, humor and spirit. Anyone who has attended a Paisley show can tell you that his audience howls with delight over the variety of entertainment — from the music to the ...

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More Manning Humor in Gatorade Ads
DenverBroncos.com (blog)
Just a week removed from unveiling a rap video sequel, Peyton Manning is back at it in a series of goofy commercials for Gatorade. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --Peyton Manning is making customers sweat before they can buy Gatorade. A week after the release of ...
Watch: Another hilarious Peyton Manning adWBIR-TV

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Facebook Adds Training Wheels for the Humor-Impaired
TechNewsWorld
"Folks that mistakenly read and forward satire are embarrassed in front of their friends, and some of those embarrassed people have been folks in power that had no sense of humor," Rob Enderle, principal analyst with Enderle Group, told TechNewsWorld.

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Humor helps
Logan Daily News
Probably the one thing that I didn't expect was how they taught me the importance of humor in the hospice setting. They taught me that humor helps. Growing up, my family had always used humor, but I did not expect to use it that much as a patient care ...


Massachusetts to Use More Humor on Highway Signs
ABC News
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Thursday announced the winners of a contest to come up with humorous yet important driver safety messages for electronic highway message boards. The contest was inspired by a message posted on ...

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Stopping Bad Breath Bart

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And the World Goes Round

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I Got to Play an April Fools Joke Before I was Born

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The Spare Parts Gremlins

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

Voodoo Munchies

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Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

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

Slip-sliding On A Peel

Every day, or at least every other day, we make... Read More

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

3 Surefire Ways To Combat Rising Gas Prices

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

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

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

The Language of Appalachia

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

Pee Here Now

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

Humor Under The Keyboards

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

Tales of a Spectator Spectator

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

American Independence ? The True Story

It was late in 1775, and King George III was... Read More

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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

The Work-from-home Fashion Primer

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

Painful Lessons from the Maternity Ward

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

Eye Spy Potatoes

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