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

In The News:


Humor a tactic for political ads in race for Pa. Governor
WTAE Pittsburgh
An ad by the political action committee Key Questions Key Answers PAC attacking Wolf made its humor personal. It superimposes Wolf's face on the body of sheep, having him bleat out the word "taxes!" as a narrator says "Don't vote for a Wolf in sheep's ...

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Omaha World-Herald

Omaha lawyer Renne Edmunds remembered for quick wit, sense of humor
Omaha World-Herald
Omaha lawyer Renne Edmunds worked for several Omaha firms, spent time as a deputy Douglas County attorney and was in private practice for many years. Along the way, he helped people as a member of the Douglas County Mental Health Board.

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Breast cancer survivor writes of humor found in illness
Northern Virginia Daily
WINCHESTER -- Breast cancer is a scary diagnosis, but survivor Janet Sheppard Kelleher has learned to view the "Big C" as a gift wrapped in ugly paper. Now 61, the South Carolina resident recently remembered receiving her diagnosis at age 47. "It is ...


New Film Shows How Veterans Heal Through Humor
KPBS
"Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor" follows the lives of five veterans who are trying to heal from physical and emotional scars of war. In the film, the veterans get a crash course on how to do stand-up comedy from A-list comedians including Lewis ...

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PGH City Paper

Uplifting Experience: Artists use humor, creativity to raise breast-cancer ...
PGH City Paper
"The reason I'm doing something light-hearted and fun is because throughout her entire journey, even when she was doing chemo and felt horrible, my mom had an incredible sense of humor," See says. "She walked through it with so much grace it was ...

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Omaha World-Herald

Omaha lawyer, political junkie remembered for quick wit, sense of humor
Omaha World-Herald
Omaha lawyer Renne Edmunds worked for several Omaha firms, spent time as a deputy Douglas County attorney and was in private practice for many years. Along the way, he helped people as a member of the Douglas County Mental Health Board.


Barbershop concert pairs humor, music
Billings Gazette
Get ready to laugh and enjoy some tight harmonies at the Montana Sapphire Chapter of Sweet Adelines' show Nov. 1, "Barbershop Stylin-A Cut Above," at 7:30 p.m. at Petro Theatre on the Montana State University Billings campus. The show combines a ...


James John Behen III, 75, remembered for his indefatigable sense of humor
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Beloved husband, father and friend James John Behen III, of Williamsburg, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, after a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. He was 75. Born in Dover, Delaware on Aug. 30, 1939 — to James John Behen Jr. and Mabel Driver Behen ...


Philly.com (blog)

LG Cawley's sense of humor
Philly.com (blog)
Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:49 AM. It's always heartening to find a public official with a sense of humor. So allow me share an example of same offered by incumbent Republican Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley. The former Bucks County Commissioner seeking ...

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Houston Press (blog)

HJ BOTT's "Scribble Morphings": A Serious Artist With a Sense of Humor
Houston Press (blog)
The scribbles over these acrylic on canvas paintings document that HJ Bott has a sense of humor, and refuses to take himself too solemnly, though this in no way questions his seriousness as an artist. The press release undermines the light-hearted tone ...

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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

Cloning Advantage Super Families

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Sweet Vengeance Purrfected

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

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He Had It Coming, Your Honor

This past week as Mr. Man and I lounged around... Read More

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

Computers According to Carol

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

Cheer-Leadership or All I Need to Know About Business I Learned from Cheerleading

Thanks to teen movies, many people have this stereotypical idea... Read More

Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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

Space, and the Room for It

Space exploration came a long way since I was the... Read More

Important Safety Tip$

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

Silver Linings Are Everywhere

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

Its All About Seeing the Signs

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

Humans are like Monkeys

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

Dog Poo - And You Thought You Had Problems

In Southern Germany in a town by the name of... 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

The Army Corp of Engineers Having Issues Fixing Breach

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

Tales of a Spectator Spectator

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

The Spare Parts Gremlins

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

Do Americans Really Understand Irony?

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

Slip-sliding On A Peel

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

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

I will start this by saying that yes, I did... Read More