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We’ve Replaced Your Wife With Folgers Crystals

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~Albert Einstein Everything indicated that the American divorce rate would drop after the invention of Folgers Crystals. Research indicates, however, that in the early 1960s, when these commercials were introduced, divorce was at its lowest rate of the decade.  Over … Continue reading

Ho Lee Fuk Deez Nuts – When Can News Be Trusted?

In the last few days, this television news broadcast caused a lot of laughter among people who, naturally, thought the reporter was the victim of a prank: But, apparently, Deez Nuts is a legitimate third-party candidate for the White House in 2016. Sure, he’s a high school kid, but he filled out the paperwork for … Continue reading

Anything to Declare?

Say what you want about the customs department, immigration department or homeland security. They know how to state the obvious. Even when it makes them look a bit looney. Yesterday, Buzz “Man in the Moon” Aldrin tweeted an image of his favorite astronautical memorabilia: the customs declaration form that absolutely had to be completed when … Continue reading

A Movie Mogul’s Regret

“It’s our fault. We should have given him better parts.” ~Studio chief Jack Warner, on Ronald Reagan’s transition to politics. ***

Warning!

Prediction: Expect all Hell to break loose today as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month coincides with National Etiquette Week. ***

Tricks are for Kids

Every kid loves the Easter Bunny — that cuddly egg-hider and promoter of juvenile tooth decay. Now that Easter is over, we’ve collected a few of the holiday’s most handsome hares. ***

Are You Prepared for Alabama’s School Safety Plan?

It wasn’t that long ago that we brought you the shocker story from Alabama that school officials there put a 5-year-old girl on suicide and homicide watch after she pointed her crayon at another student and made a small gun noise. Alabama schools want you to be sure that your kids are safe! But it’s … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

JUNK FOOD FOR THOUGHT Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party.     This week we learned that the editors of The City Reporter, a newspaper in Southern Russia, decided that people get too much bad news. So, on December 1st, they had a “good news day.” Only … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

WAITING FOR THE THIRD DOT Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. They say it takes “three points on a graph” to spot a trend. For example, if you spent $2 for a beer yesterday and $5 on a beer today and put that on a graph, it … Continue reading

Are You More Homicidal Than This Alabama 5 Year Old?

“Mommy? Daddy? What is homicide?” This week, school officials in Alabama put a 5-year-old girl on a suicide and homicide watch after she pointed a crayon at a kindergarten classmate and said “pew! pew!” Yes, this is real. The 5-year-old, identified only as Elizabeth, is said to have drawn a picture resembling a gun before … Continue reading

Here’s the Story…

Rumor says that these razor-sharp excerpts of an unfinished novel were found in an LA trash can. They were originally published online without the author’s permission. The author committed suicide after losing the area code for 1-800-LAWYERS.   EXCERPTS FROM MY NOVEL, Here’s the Story of a Lovely Lady   1. It’s 1969, thought the … Continue reading

4 Dead in Urban Outfitters

This week was all about the apology. It wasn’t just that the New York Times had to apologize for mistakenly referring to Dick Cheney as the former president of the United States. Apologies abounded! Like the one from Jacob Dorsey, the 19-year-old Republican candidate for the Wisconsin Assembly, who not only apologized but dropped out … Continue reading

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