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Soap Box Derby – The Thrill of It All

July 17, 2018
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For years, sports fanatics have debated which is the most exciting spectator sport. Some argue nothing beats football for sheer intensity and physicality. Others point to the gladiator-like combat of hockey. And some people prefer…

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Welcome to Portland

July 2, 2018
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[The following is a message from the Portland, Oregon Visitors’ Bureau.] Welcome to Portland, Oregon, America’s Most Livable Liberal City. If you’re planning to spend a few days in the Rose City, we at the…

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Side-By-Side Comparison of the Roomba vs. the Timba

June 26, 2018
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Recently I ordered one of those cool robot vacuums called a Roomba. It’s pretty amazing. It will quietly clean an entire floor while only mildly terrorizing the cats. And when it’s all done, it returns…

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The Amazing Happiness Diet

June 12, 2018
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I’m excited to announce that recently I went on a diet and have lost forty-five pounds (true). I didn’t follow any of those silly fad weight reduction schemes like the Mediterranean or Adkins or Weight…

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My Overdue Thank-You Letter

June 5, 2018
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Several years ago, someone told me a story about “discovering your grateful heart.” So, I decided to work on that. Over the course of the next year, I sent one thank-you letter each week to…

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My Private Workout with Obama

May 29, 2018
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[The following is a 100% partially true story.] People routinely accuse me of telling over-the-top fabricated stories in Humor Outcasts. They make these outrageously unfair accusations just because I may bend the truth a tiny…

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Vacation Adventures for High-Strung Travelers

May 22, 2018
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Welcome, Tense Traveler. Thank you for choosing High Anxiety Tours (HAT) to arrange your trip. We’ll take care of everything. Take a deep breath and relax. We understand that as a first-time international traveler, you…

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My Action Plan for Today: Just Don’t Do It!

May 15, 2018
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Most days, I try to live up to that inspirational Nike slogan: Just Do It! I answer my email. I do the chores – sometimes with only a few irreparable mistakes. I even exercise. Today,…

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The Time I Tortured Myself for No Good Reason

May 1, 2018
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Over the years, many people have questioned my intelligence, most notably several past bosses. You need look no further for damning evidence to back up this charge than Exhibit A: I once ran a marathon.…

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NIGHT OF THE DEAD (AIR)

April 17, 2018
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 [The following is a true story.] The year was 1977. I was 22, just out of college, and working minimum wage for a top-forty radio station in Charlottesville, Virginia – WCHV. I completed a grueling…

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