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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CBS Local

Humor Lies Within The Subtleties In 'Forbidden Broadway'
CBS Local
DENVER (CBS4) – “Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!” is a fast-paced parody of everything you love, everything you hate, and everything you “love to hate” about Broadway. Director Bill Selby has a nearly 20-year history with the show and says the ...

More storm stories of help and humor
Buffalo News
Despite the helpless and trapped feelings that have plagued many snowbound storm victims this past week, help and humor have continued to bring people together. As we look ahead to a new week, here are more stories from the storm.

Hurriyet Daily News

RIGHTS > Humor magazines continue to be power Turkish pop culture
Hurriyet Daily News
As we celebrate the anniversary of the publication of the very first Ottoman humor magazine, little seems to have changed. The experiences of “Diyojen” (Diogene), first published in 1870, heralded a tradition of the state being none too happy with ...

Missoula author publishes 4th book in "punny" humor series
Just five years later, at the age of 94, she is getting ready to release the fourth collection of her punny brand of humor, "Puns Remembered." "And by my age, this is the last!" Noel doesn't tell jokes for notoriety, fame or fortune. She's in it for ...

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'Cancer and Comedy': Portland filmmaker explores healing through humor
For Domeka, the humor worked wonders. She continued to teach and perform through her treatment, and by this past November had finished with a positive prognosis – albeit with a double mastectomy. Today, she's just happy to be healthy enough to spend ...

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The Inquisitr

Awesome Teachers Use Sense Of Humor To Give Lasting Lessons [Photos]
The Inquisitr
When a student cleverly made a drawing depicting a person with a gun threatening another on this “bonus” question, this teacher could have scolded them for being politically incorrect, but once again chose to have a sense of humor to make a point.

The Importance Of Humor In The Toughest Of Times
Huffington Post
"It's important to find humor in the little things -- it's important to find humor in normalcy," said Niles. "It just takes your mind off the seriousness of what's going on. These little distractions I've found to be helpful, not only for me but also ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chamber Theatre's 'Shakespeare (Abridged)' honors Bard with humor
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Marcus Truschinski, Chase Stoeger, Chris Klopatek and Rick Pendzich perform in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].” By Mike Fischer, Special to the Journal Sentinel. Nov. 23, 2014 11:30 a.m. ...

Hurriyet Daily News

Humor magazines continue to be power Turkish pop culture
Hurriyet Daily News
As we celebrate the anniversary of the publication of the very first Ottoman humor magazine, little seems to have changed. The experiences of “Diyojen” (Diogene), first published in 1870, heralded a tradition of the state being none too happy with ...

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Mexicans turning to humor in mansion scandal
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Brad Pitt and George Clooney are intercepted by Mexico's border patrol. Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, is ready to audition for a soap opera. Everyone, according to a wave of jokes on the Internet, wants to get a foot in the ...

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And the World Goes Round

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11 Alternative Garden Games

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

Setting History Straight

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

Pee Here Now

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

Bad Days and Bad Timing

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

Sweet Vengeance Purrfected

I love animals but cats are my favorites. There's just... Read More

Cloning Advantage Super Families

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

The Jokes On You -- Who Should be the Butt of Your Jokes?

This article was prompted by something I heard (second hand)... Read More

Playing Go-Between in the Digital Age

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

Eye Spy Potatoes

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

Voodoo Munchies

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

Internet is My True Agent

You know the type -- that doodling type. Every time... Read More

Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

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

Sell [Your] Phones

Today while driving I saw a young girl, probably around... Read More

A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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

The Worlds First Comedian?

If you ever saw Aristophanes live on stage, you must... Read More

Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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

If, An Online Marketers Internet Addiction Poem, Can You Relate to This?

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

Freudian Slippage

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

Bed Bugs Bite

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

Cant Get There From Here

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Essential Laughter

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

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

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

The Zapp Principle

My dad's lab was a mess, but then it was... Read More