How the Grinch Spent Christmas

I was in Dollar General— I don’t make this stuff up— When I ran into the Grinch, And his reindeer, the pup.   “What brings you to town?” I asked, to be nice. “The last […]

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Was the Real First Thanksgiving All That Real?

 Thanksgiving in America continues to be one of the most traditional holidays. It still features the original four hundred year old activities of overeating, football, and complaining about Black Friday. In the Hunter household, as […]

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Nancy Pelosi’s Bra, and Other Halloween Scares

 Halloween is the scary holiday, and it’s timed perfectly to arrive just before the two scariest spots on the calendar: winter, and elections. It’s hardly surprising, then, that one popular Halloween mask is that of […]

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This Bear’s Repeating

Artwork by Lauren Faulkenberry. Idea/text by Bill Spencer. (Bill Spencer is author of Uranus Is Always Funny: Short Essays to Make You Laugh   Lauren Faulkenberry is a novelist and illustrator living in western North Carolina. Originally […]

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Happy July 2nd, America!

John Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Second U.S. President, and all around unpleasant guy, had this to say about America’s Independence Day: “It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shows, […]

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