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“Rescue Dudes” Find Shelter in Arms of Less-Intense Women

March 14, 2017
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SOMERVILLE, Mass.  Eli Tucker is a twenty-eight year old man with above-average looks and a good job, but his self-esteem barely registers on the Kinsdorph-Eisenstat Personality Index.  “Eli bears the scars of an abusive relationship,” says…

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The ZaSu Pitts Look-Alike Contest (Men’s Senior Division)

March 13, 2017
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I’m hoping the weatherpeople get it right for once; they’re calling for blizzard conditions, and the fewer contestants in the Men’s Senior Division of the ZaSu Pitts Look-Alike contest, the better–for me. I know the greats…

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Outbreak of Triple Names Raises Concern Over Bovine Growth Hormone

March 12, 2017
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KNOB NOSTER, Mo.  In spring, the schoolchildren of this small town west of Sedalia and east of Lone Jack can taste a difference in the milk they are served in school cafeterias.  “It’s not stale…

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Me ‘n Mick: The Keith Richards Children’s Book

March 11, 2017
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Keith Richards has co-written a children’s book. Rolling Stone Mick ‘n me was flirtin’ with some birds of the human kind when it started to rain. “Let’s go inside ‘n play!” Mick says and the…

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Behind Enemy Lines With the Parachute Cat Corps

March 9, 2017
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Thomas De Quincey’s elder brother William succeeded in some attempts at bringing down cats by parachutes.                                               The Life of Thomas De Quincy, Malcolm Elwin As I looked around the hold of the Puss in Boots,…

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As Decorating Tastes Change, Naugas Make Comeback

March 8, 2017
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PAMPA, Texas.  Duane Dunham hasn’t had a day off in two weeks, but the twenty-two-year-old native of Hereford in Deaf Smith County isn’t complaining.  “It’s great to be workin’ agin,” he says in his flat,…

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Trump: Pence Will Hold Dirty “Louie Louie” Lyrics

March 7, 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C.  Responding to concerns about his mental stability, President Donald Trump today agreed to turn over one of the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets, the “dirty” version of the lyrics to the rock song “Louie…

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At Front Office Combine, Paper Cuts Can End an NFL Career

March 6, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS.  The NFL Scouting Combine for college football players ended today, but Tom Edesman, facilities director at Lucas Oil Stadium, says he will just be re-arranging things, not putting them away.  “Once the jocks are…

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Me and Barney the Purple Dinosaur

March 5, 2017
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The weekend is my time to give back to my community and my favorite institution within it–our local public library. I remember when I was young how much I loved Story Hour on Saturday morning. Kids…

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A Day in the Life of a Vatican Sales Rep

March 4, 2017
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For the first time in half a century, Vatican administrative staff will be required to clock in for work as part of a clampdown on slackers. Bloomberg News “Have you considered our get-out-of-Purgatory free extended…

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