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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Ian Eagle finds the right mix of humor and pop culture in CBS football booth
Newsday
That includes calling NFL games on CBS since 1998, a forum that doesn't allow him to flash his trademark humor quite as often as on a Nets game in February, but still . . . "I had a 'Karate Kid' reference in Week 1," he said. "[The Steelers'] Shaun ...

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Mic Drop: Blue Humor Edition
Washington City Paper (blog)
All three members are affiliated with Upright Citizens Brigade and one, Will Stephens, is a staff writer for College Humor. Local troupe Season Six is also on the bill and strong up-and-coming Baltimore comedian Josh Kuderna hosts. $15 (buy in advance ...


This LSU Fraternity Has A Terrible Sense Of Humor
Huffington Post
The Louisiana State University chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon will end its "rich tradition" of hanging offensive game day banners, after hanging ones that mocked Michael Sam's sexuality, the Aurora, Colorado, shooting massacre and the 1970 killing of ...

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Citizens Voice

Family remembers humor of fallen trooper
Citizens Voice
His parents say Bryon Dickson II had a wonderful sense of humor and loved a great story, especially if he was part of it. People thought he smirked a lot, his mother said, but more often that was him biting the inside of cheeks to keep that big, barely ...

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Practice Humor. Because Crying and Eating Is Funny.
Huffington Post
The result is that I'm usually quicker to find the humor even in the midst of misery, because I'm observing the moment from a bird's eye view and already writing it out in my head. As mentioned, this can prove annoying when you're trying to be mad at ...


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YouTube Millionaires: Overboard Humor Salutes “The Trolls Of YouTube”
Tubefilter
The YouTube prankster who make videos on his Overboard Humor channel has gained a following thanks to his signature videos, which often involve reciting inappropriate YouTube comments to complete strangers. Garcia, who is partnered with Fullscreen, ...


Book World: Mary Beard's “Laughter in Ancient Rome” reveals history of humor
Washington Post
The best of “Laughter” comes in the book's second half, when Beard uses her expertise to shed light on the humor in passages from Cicero's “On the Orator,” Ovid's “The Art of Love” and other texts both familiar and obscure. Her chapter on the joke book ...


Jazz Needs A Better Sense of Humor
Deadspin
What can it mean for jazz as a living art when the most hotly debated genre event of 2014 was a satirical post on a humor blog? Only Charlie Haden's death earlier that month can rival the New Yorker's awkward July 31 unveiling of writer Django Gold's ...

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Jenny McCarthy's offbeat humor on display in Clearwater
TBO.com
Now it's back to work for McCarthy, who will bring her offbeat brand of humor and four very funny female comics to Clearwater. McCarthy and company impressed during a show in Atlantic City in May. McCarthy introduces the comics and performs via video.

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For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone
Harvard Crimson
But for a growing group of UC hopefuls—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year's sometimes crowded field. Aisha Bhoori '18 is one of ...

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Humans are like Monkeys

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

Tales of a Spectator Spectator

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

Marines Dont Take Crap

We... Read More

Voodoo Munchies

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

Humor Under The Keyboards

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

Funny Things We Dream

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

Its All About Seeing the Signs

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

Got Originality?

There are many ways to be original these days. But... Read More

Laughing Toward Truth: Six Tips for Lighthearted Thinkers

Do you believe in the power of your convictions?It's time... Read More

25 Reasons You Might Need to Wear a Welding Helmet

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

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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

A Dogs Guide To... Getting Your Dog to Stop Barking

I like to bark. I mean, I like to bark... Read More

Setting History Straight

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

The Language of Appalachia

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

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry

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

Poor Rixs Almanac 8-13-05

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

Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

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

American Independence ? The True Story

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

The Restaurant Chronicles, Part 1

Have you ever heard that saying, "The show must go... Read More

Freudian Slippage

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

Your Stars Part 3

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

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

Banish Loans ForeverIf ordinary, hard-working, people ran the bank... the... Read More