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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Latin Post

'Barrio Imbroglio' Author Daniel Cubias Brings Humor to Latino Literature and ...
Latin Post
According to the author, humor gets dismissed quite a bit in Latino culture and people believe that being funny can't co-exist with seriousness. However, icons Monty Python and Jon Stewart prove that very funny people can tackle very serious issues.


New Castle News

Trailer park humor returns to Playhouse
New Castle News
Amy Isler, Annette Crowe and Renee DiAlesandro rehearse a scene in the New Castle Playhouse production of 'The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical,' which opens Friday. Sleazy living. Shelby Sweitzer ...


Palm Beach Post

Girl douses shark bite wounds with humor — and a shark tattoo
Palm Beach Post
As soon as Alysa Whetro was bandaged and released from the hospital, she headed to a shop and got a temporary henna tattoo on her leg, just above the injured foot. Photos: Seminole County girl bitten by shark gallery. Photos: Seminole County girl ...

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Humor blossoms with gloomy siblings
Oroville Mercury Register
Humor blossoms with gloomy siblings. From left, Shaunna Jones plays Masha, Christopher Jones plays Vanya and Camille Hoffman plays Sonia in Theatre on the Ridge's production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”, which opens June 4.

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New York Post

Good Humor gets trendy for younger generation
New York Post
This isn't your mom's Good Humor man — or woman. The nearly century-old ice cream seller is being overhauled for the summer, trading in nerdy all-white duds, outdated jingle and box truck for skinny jeans, Beyoncé tunes and a tricked-out ride as part ...


New York Times

Humor
New York Times
A complaint: The “humor section” is a meaningless bookseller's term. Think about it for a second. If you go to the bookstore and find yourself browsing the biography section, you know what you're going to get: biographies. Mystery section: mysteries ...


Detroit Free Press

Searing dark humor is abundant in JET's 'Bad Jews'
Detroit Free Press
“Bad Jews” is a good play about the way three twentysomethings deal with their shared heritage. Jewish Ensemble Theatre's production of Joshua Harmon's searing 2013 comedy hits more than it misses and is the most bracingly funny show to appear on any ...


Los Angeles Times

Nevada ads use humor and a kick in the crotch to sway water-wasting guys
Los Angeles Times
The conservationists fought back. They directed a powerful advertising firm — call them the Mad Men of the Mojave — to target lower- and middle-income suburban dads with beer-commercial-type dark humor spiced with a schoolmarm's brand of discipline.

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A little potty humor could come in handy in drought
Modesto Bee
With California in its fourth year of drought, AT&T has come up with a list of apps to help residents tackle water use. Some of the apps appear seriously helpful, with some not-so-obvious suggestions for reducing water consumption. But one of them, you ...


Military.com

Dempsey Offers Humor, Song to Children at Annual TAPS Seminar
Military.com
Enter Dempsey, who was willing to engage in a half-hour or so of self-deprecating humor and lead several hundred children in song. Among the selections: the classic "The Unicorn Song" and "You've Got a Friend in Me" from Toy Story. During his Q&A, one ...

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Your Stars Part 3

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

And the World Goes Round

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

The Spare Parts Gremlins

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

Dumb Luck

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

Humans are like Monkeys

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

Slip-sliding On A Peel

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

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

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

11 Alternative Garden Games

Tired of the same ol', same ol' when it come... Read More

Voodoo Munchies

Looking for a lighthearted and fun way to remove the... Read More

Local Author Joins History and Humor To Tell His Stories

Joseph Yakel was born and raised in New York's Capital... Read More

Computers According to Carol

A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B... Read More

Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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

Do Americans Really Understand Irony?

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

The Language of Appalachia

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

Cloning Advantage Super Families

As the cloning debate of humankind continues we find ourselves... Read More

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet

We all know the Internet is a great tool for... Read More

Funny Things We Dream

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

Humor Quotations - Top 35 Funny Quotations by Famous Comedians

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

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

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

Mexican Spaminator

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

Maybelle Misfire Joins Mega Corp

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

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

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

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-27-05

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

Military Wives

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