Blog Archives

Santa Claus on the naughty list

December 22, 2018
By

T’was the night before Christmas when I met my partner, Mary Darling, for our Christmas Eve shift in the City of Angels. “Merry Christmas, Darling.” The squad room’s halls were decked. “Feliz Navidad,” replied Darling,…

Read more »

Why Books Are The Best Christmas Gifts

December 16, 2018
By

This would seem a good time to remind you that books are the best Christmas gifts. Yes, even for non-readers: In fact, books owned by people who don’t read are not only great re-gifts, but…

Read more »

Pulling The Horse Muscle, or Break In the Saddle Again

November 12, 2018
By

“Would you like to go on a trail ride?” my wife asked in August. (Yeah, I know. It’s taken me this long to recover from the emotional trauma enough to write about it.) Do you…

Read more »

Clamping Down on Glamping

October 21, 2018
By

Have you heard of glamping? Apparently it means glam camping, which in turns means glamorous camping, which in turn means camping in luxury and style. This continued shortening of words and terms is the topic…

Read more »

Linemen Are Always Wired Up

October 13, 2018
By

I heard a noise this summer and looked around the corner to find a truck parked in my back yard. A lot of the utility workers from around here are down in the southeast right…

Read more »

Maybe for vacation we should book a hospital room

September 1, 2018
By

Right after Labor Day we’ll be on “vacation”. The quotes are because our vacations in recent years have been of the kind people need a vacation to recover from. I do wish I could go…

Read more »

Game of Thrones, or: Reviewing War and Peace, but with no peace and ten times the war

August 17, 2018
By

So … you’ve probably heard of this book, which has garnered some moderate success from an otherwise unknown author by the name of George R. R. Martin. Long-winded fantasy? Who does that anymore? My wife…

Read more »

At Least Government Waste Keeps Taxpayers Entertained

August 2, 2018
By

Earlier I gave the first ten a list I found some time ago, of 20 of the craziest things the US Government spent money on. I’m sure there’s been another list since then. In tribute…

Read more »

The Federal Budget Process, or Lack Therof

July 15, 2018
By

How sad is it that, when I found an article entitled “20 of the craziest things that the US Government is spending money on”, my first thought was: “How did they narrow it down to…

Read more »

How The First World War Led To American Independence

July 2, 2018
By

Ever since Christopher Columbus first landed in the New World and hid all the Viking artifacts, America has been a land of opportunity, independence, and smallpox. Eventually the British colonists decided to go off and…

Read more »

User Login

Help Keep HumorOutcasts Going!

New Release
How to Write and Share Humor
By Donna Cavanagh Published by HumorOutcasts Press

Available in Paperback and Kindle


New Release
Maybe Kevin
By Brian Kiley and HumorOutcasts Press

Available in Paperback and Kindle



New Release
Daddy duJour
By Barbara Hammond and Shorehouse Books

Available in Paperback and Kindle



Archives