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Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)

March 8, 2012
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Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)[i] As a non-smoker, I reserve the right to be as obnoxious as possible to anyone within twenty feet of me who has the courage to light up a cigarette.  In…

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Fashion Tips for the Age-Enhanced

March 3, 2012
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Fashion Tips for the Age-Enhanced

In some hidden part of our Id, we all want to look good.  Even those whose couture usually consists of whatever they can find on the floor are secretly hoping they don’t look as bad…

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Debunking Myths About New York

February 28, 2012
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We New Yorkers and our city have gotten a bum rap over the years.  Everybody thinks we are worse than we are.  Even New Yorkers think that other New Yorkers are worse than they are. …

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Ode to Winter

February 20, 2012
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I suck big time at writing poetry.  What can someone like me do?  Write a bad poem and post it on a humor website for people to laugh at.  Here’s one of mine.  I assure…

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The ID Channel: Guilty Pleasure

February 12, 2012
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I watch the Investigation Discovery Channel.  There.  I said it.  My shameful secret is out. I am an educated person.  I’m supposed to be spending my TV time on PBS and other stations with edifying…

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The War of the Invader

February 9, 2012
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The stillness is disquieting – not even a television or a radio.  Even the cat is quietly napping on the couch, oblivious to the menace in the kitchen.  But I can see it, trying to…

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The Unashamed Subway Seat Thief

February 7, 2012
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The New York City subway system accommodates over 7 million rides each week.[1]  A good portion of these are repeat customers, so the number of actual riders is probably much lower, but you get the…

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The Daring Young Man on the Traffic Light

January 31, 2012
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News stories can be a rich source of laughs.  Take this one, for instance: AP ­ Tuesday, June 28, 2011 NEW YORK (AP) — A man who climbed atop a traffic light and briefly stopped…

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Why I Hate Checkout Lines

January 30, 2012
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I do everything right when choosing a checkout line.  I try to avoid the slow checkers.  I look to see how many people are in the line and how many of them have overflowing carts…

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Nobody Loves Humor Writers

January 27, 2012
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To the Literary Set, humor writers are one step above greeting card poets in the literature hierarchy.  We are categorized as next-to-lowest of the low, among the dregs of the literary world.  I’m not making…

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