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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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Please Accept My Heartfelt Apology If I’ve Offended You

April 4, 2018
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I want to apologize. Recently I’ve learned that remarks I’ve made in previous humor articles for Humor Outcasts have offended some readers. To Mr. Arnold Halasz of Budapest, Hungary, whom I appear to have sent…

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A Husband’s Burden – Clothes Shopping with Your Wife

March 27, 2018
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Marriage is one of the most wonderful experiences in the world, second only, some would argue, to not being married. All marriages have their ups and downs. If you ask me, the key to a…

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“You Kids Have It So Easy!” (Parental Lecture, Year 2038 Edition)

March 20, 2018
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Growing up, I routinely was on the receiving end of my dad’s lectures about how cushy my life was compared to his when he was a youth. “You have no idea how easy you have…

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BREAKING NEWS! President Trump Says Something Shocking AND Offensive

March 13, 2018
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[Author’s note: Every day seems to bring a new stunning Trump scandal or controversy, so much so that the mainstream media simply can’t keep up. So, as a public service, VFTB has issued this generic…

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The Myth of the Reliable Contractor

March 6, 2018
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I thought I saw a reliable contractor once. Turns out he was hammered. My point is this: Ever notice how most contractors are a little flaky? Doesn’t matter whether it’s the guy installing a new…

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President Trump, Arming Teachers is an Excellent Start

February 26, 2018
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Dear President Trump, Let’s be clear: I did not vote for you. But I have to admit – you’re doing an amazing job at Making America Safe Again. I must say, whatever triggered your latest…

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