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. […]
Ronkainen, a legendary Finnish robber of the 1700s, had would-be gang members carry a heavy woman over an obstacle course to prove their strength. The annual wife-carrying championships in Sonkajaarvi, Finland derive from […]
To Sing or Not to Sing Chances are very good that nobody except your mother wants to hear you sing karaoke. It is best not to sing opera arias during a formal dinner party. Everyone […]
This blog is directly inspired by the talented and hilarious Kathy Minicozzi who was in turn inspired by the renowned humorist David Sedaris. Here are the things I resolve not to do today. Takes a […]
Filipino Entree CHICKEN ADOBO INGREDIENTS 6 garlic cloves 2 pounds chicken breasts 6 tablespoons soy sauce 3 bay leaves ½ cup vinegar 1¾ cups water ½ tablespoon peppercorns 1 teaspoon salt SPECIAL UTENSIL – OPTIONAL […]
A year after is opened in Gray Plains, Graytown, ND, the National Accountants’ Hall of Fame & Museum has yet to draft its first inductee. The organization came close in January when John Graysmith agreed to […]
ABBA say they’re releasing a new song. Great! Drunk desperate 40-year-old women finally have something new to sing at karaoke bars.
When my daughter was home for her last school break, she had a yen for steamed dumplings, so off we went to her favorite Chinese Restaurant. After a nice meal, the waiter brought us our […]