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Cant Get There From Here


Can't Get There From Here Juneau is the capital of Alaska, but did you know that you cannot drive there from anywhere? You can fly into Juneau or you can take a ferry to Juneau, but you can't actually drive there. There are no roads into Juneau.

Wanted: Treadmill for an Elephant


Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident of the Alaska Zoo since 1983. The Zoo recently decided that Maggie needs nicer quarters, more attention, and a treadmill.

The Patience of Job


Voltaire said, "God is a comedian playing to an audience afraid to laugh." Translated, if you're a tight ass, there's a two drink minimum to read this article.

Marines Dont Take Crap


We live in a world of widgets. People manufacture, distribute, and sell them.

Military Wives


I feel now is the perfect time to address the conflict service-members face when balancing between what they feel are infringements upon their civil liberties cast down by their president. I have never been one to get involved with inter-service rivalries because I have always felt we must remain, "We band of brothers" and support and defend our own constitutions against all enemies, either foreign wives or domestic.

Discover the Lighter Side of the Internet


We all know the Internet is a great tool for finding out information and sharing knowledge. But as a human sometimes sitting at a computer all day can get quite tedious, especially if it is your job 5 days a week.

The Language of Appalachia


Imagine my surprise when I went to Jamaica a few years ago and learned that I do, indeed, have an accent. You see, unlike my paternal grandmother, I don't stretch the word "cornbread" into four syllables.

Local Author Joins History and Humor To Tell His Stories


Joseph Yakel was born and raised in New York's Capital region, and calls this place home. His travels have taken him far and wide, but it's his hometown surroundings that serve as a backdrop for his writing.

Voodoo Munchies


Looking for a lighthearted and fun way to remove the negative energy of a certain disruptive person from your life, or from your mind, if the person in question has moved on? Consider the cleansing (and giggle-inspiring) effect of Voodoo Munchies. Beginning now, whenever you need to deal with this person or the dirty bathtub ring of negative vibes they left in your head, bake a cake or a cookie (depending on your eating habits and kitchen skills) and decorate it with this person's name and or likeness.

Computers According to Carol


A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.B is for Backup: always look in your rear view mirror first.

Psychiatric Psychiatrist - A Joke on Psychiatry


A few weeks ago I went to see a psychiatrist.We talked about how I was feeling.

How To Get Attention, or: As You Read This, You Feel an Irresistible Urge to Go On Reading!


We all want attention. As children we crave the attention of our parents.

How I Spent my Summer Vacation


One of the best parts of a vacation is the positive outlook you derive from pleasant anticipation. Another benefit is the afterglow, allowing you to feel right with the world.

Dog Poo - And You Thought You Had Problems


In Southern Germany in a town by the name of Bayreuth, the German police are in a quandary. The town's dog poo is under attack.

Funny Things We Dream


I often wonder why I wake up so happy, ready to start the day. When I was younger I'd whack the alarm clock, for the fourth time, grumble out of bed and stomp around with a major sour puss.

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Bill Hader Explores Dark Humor in 'Barry'  Georgetown University The Hoya

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The University of Oklahoma's production of “Scapino!” is the perfect combination of laugh-out-loud humor, an endearing cast of characters and lots of spaghetti.


Beowulf epic recast using wry, modern-day humor  The Columbus Dispatch

To launch its expanded 2019 season, Actors' Theatre of Columbus is staging a new play inspired by the oldest English epic. “Beowulf (and the Bard),” co-written ...


Coastal History: Dodge, Bryan made Maine humor mainstream  The Forecaster

I have often heard debate over the authenticity of Tim Sample's Maine accent, and rumors that he isn't even from Maine (he is). This may be malicious gossip, ...


Why humor is an essential life skill  Big Think

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How the Books of Exodus and Esther Use Humor to Underscore a Message of Hope  Mosaic

Since the holiday of Purim occurs exactly one month and one day before Passover, these two celebrations of redemption are linked in the Jewish imagination.


'Killing Eve' Creator Brought on to Add Humor to 'Bond 25' Script  Comicbook.com

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is quickly becoming a person to watch out for. The creative is known for starring in, writing, and executive producing the series Fleabag as ...


Would Your Clone Have the Same Sense of Humor?  Popular Mechanics

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Using humor at work to seriously boost brainpower, productivity and morale  Boating Industry

How would you like to improve team productivity, reduce stress, help prevent burnout and provide more motivation for your employees or colleagues? For free.


Trevor Noah brings witty, clever humor to the big stage  The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Trevor Noah brought witty, clever humor and slapstick to the Mullins Center.


'Shazam!' a fun-filled romp with humor and heart  Stillwater News Press

There is a reason comic books speak to a lot of people.


Humor Gets Translated  AMC Scene

When it comes to humor, things can get lost in translation. Physical humor tends to transcend language gaps. People falling down is funny, no matter your ...


Chatological Humor (Apr. 16)  The Washington Post

Gene Weingarten brings you an update to his monthly Chatological Humor live chat.


No AI in Humor: R2-D2 Walks Into a Bar, Doesn't Get the Joke  Snopes.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — A robot walks into a bar. It goes CLANG. Alexa and Siri can tell jokes mined from a humor database, but they just don't get them.


How to Cultivate Your Kid's Sense of Humor  Lifehacker

Why did the sandwich get out of the bathtub?” my son once asked me when he was five years old.


Traverse City Artist Uses Whimsy, Humor & Occasional Bizarre Materials  9&10 News

Pig hair, baby teeth, and diamonds—all in the name of art. Jil Johnson creates works of whimsy and humor. And occasionally uses some pretty bizarre materials.


New Avengers: Endgame Footage Proves That There's Still Time For Humor  MTV.com

As we inch ever closer to the official Avengers: Endgame debut, a few additional bits of footage are starting to hit the internet. The latest is a quick TV spot that ...


You can actually train your "humor muscle"  DW (English)

Can't find anything to laugh about? That's a pity, because according to a new study, laughter actually makes people happier.


Letter: Fails to find humor in new comic strips  Bennington Banner

To the Editor: We moved to Vermont about six years ago and began reading and subscribing to the Banner almost as soon as we got here. I have been reading ...


Why Robot Humor Mostly Falls Flat  Voice of America

You cannot teach “funny,” computer scientists find.


'Hellboy' a mediocre romp full of monsters, action and humor  The Breeze

Despite its weak plot, “Hellboy” uses its creativity in its monsters action sequences to keep its audience entertained.


Dave Barry brings humor and dog wisdom to the Festival of Books  Los Angeles Times

Humorist Dave Barry sat down to talk about his new nonfiction book, "Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog," while at the Los Angeles ...


Judge Haas leaves behind legacy of fairness, humor  The-review

CANTON — John Haas sat in his office ensconced in history. On the wall, above the remnants of an original courthouse fireplace, was a portrait of his late father.


Heartland's Timothy Benson's Modest Proposal May Be Naughty Humor, But It Isn't Funny  Red, Green, and Blue

On Wednesday, the Daily Caller published an opinion pieceby Heartland Institute policy analyst Timothy Benson that we can only assume is satire. Benson ...


Humor is everywhere | At The Library Column  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

No matter your opinion about the governor's budget, it's certainly engaging, as well as astounding, mind-boggling and even astonishing. Those adjectives are ...


CASTELLI: Tragedy is tipping point of dark inhumane internet humor  RU Daily Targum

On March 15, Brenton Tarrant, an Australian white supremacist, let loose on Christchurch and killed 50 Muslim worshippers and injured dozens of others.


A robot walks into a bar, doesn’t get the joke: struggling to teach humor to AI  Los Angeles Times

Artificial intelligence can understand puns — “sort of,” an expert says. Even those most formulaic jokes “require huge amounts of background." In the end, humor ...


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As the world continued to mourn the devastation of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after it was heavily damaged by a fire this week, one person on ...


Speaker Ray Lozano, who uses humor to talk against substance abuse, coming to Merryman May 6  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Ray Lozano, a knowledgeable and humorous drug and substance abuse speaker, is coming May 6 to Kearney.


Bond 25 Writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge Brought On To Add More Humor  GameSpot

The new James Bond movie has brought on a new writer who will reportedly help add a further dimension of humour to the spy film. The Guardian reports that ...


Learn the art of humor with improv workshops  Sedona Red Rock News

Working from a grant from the city of Sedona for its Community Arts Program, Parangello Players, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit has brought together three arts ...


No joke: Robots struggle to understand humor  Lincoln Journal Star

Alexa and Siri may tell jokes mined from a humor database, but they just don't get them. Understanding humor may be one of the last things that separates ...


Review: In ‘Poor Yella Rednecks,’ humor and pathos in the struggles of Vietnamese immigrants  Los Angeles Times

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Academic Minute: Humor and Human Behavior  Inside Higher Ed

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Grinnell College Week, Janet Gibson, professor of psychology, explores how laughing can make a big impact on your ...


Somerville author once again ties together science fiction and humor  Wicked Local

Daniel M. Kimmel is on a roll within the relatively uncrowded field of writing humorous science fiction novels.His first, “Shh! It's a Secret,” was about intergalactic ...


Chatological Humor (Apr. 9)  Washington Post

Gene Weingarten brings you an update to his monthly Chatological Humor live chat.


ABC’s ‘Women Of Comedy’ Panel Explain Their Art Of Humor – The Contenders Emmys  Deadline

During ABC's Women of Comedy panel at Deadline's The Contenders Emmys on Sunday, audiences heard from The Connors star Sara Gilbert, writer and ...


Ramy Youssef finds the humor in being Muslim  KPCC

(Starts at 8:00). Soon after he began performing stand-up comedy, Ramy Youssef realized that getting honest and personal with his material would be what set ...


27-Year-Old Ginny Hogan Is Satire's Rising Star  Forbes

With a long list of printed work, her own website and a book coming out, Ginny Hogan is top humorists writing today.


Using humor in your parenting  WWLP.com

Parenting is beautiful, it's fun, and it's one of the best gifts in the world - it's also difficult...which is why humor is so important!


He has dementia, but cartoonist Gahan Wilson still sees humor in the world  AZCentral

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Contrariness and Subtle Humor from a 19th-Century Proto-Feminist Art Writer  Hyperallergic

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Glenn Lurie incorporates his experiences with Parkinson's disease into his stand-up comedy act.


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Putin Almost Done Redacting Mueller Report  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is nearly done making notations on the Mueller report.


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This has been a great month for movies about people magically changing age. First Shazam!, and now Little. I had been a little nervous, given how comedies ...


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National Humor Month: Are We All Walking on Egg Shells?  The Pace Chronicle

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Amy Klobuchar swings open the door to the conference room, appearing with a file folder tucked under one arm and a cup of bean soup clutched in her opposite ...


New movie 'Missing Link' brings heart and humor to the big screen  KABC-TV

"Missing Link" uses state-of-the-art stop motion animation to bring a story of accepting others to the big screen.


Getting Wind of an Issue Designed to Make Kids Laugh  New York Times

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Levi, Asher Angel and Mark Strong talk about making a superhero movie that balances fun with the darkness.


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'Hellboy' review: 'Stranger Things' star brings warmth, humor to the role  Chicago Tribune

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Twilight Zone review: Jordan Peele serves up humor with the nightmares  Quartz

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A growing body of research shows the overwhelming benefits of humor and laughter in the workplace.


Humor, the Holy Spirit made me do it  Global Sisters Report

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OSU Extension: Vulgar humor and you - Social Media No Nos  Chillicothe Gazette

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Bob Dunning: Davis will miss his warmth and humor  Davis Enterprise

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Online Comedians 'The 1491s' Take Their Indian Humor To Stage  KLCC FM Public Radio

For years, the Native American comedy troupe, The 1491s , have shared their irreverent, raunchy, and provocative humor on YouTube . Now – as KLCC's Brian.


Miz Maudie: An alter ego of a little old lady with a lot of country humor  WGNO New Orleans

Kathryn Martin has been transforming herself into her alter ego for 38 years.This persona is an elderly lady who grew up in the country named "Miz Maudie," and ...


Trolli taps weird web humor specialists for largest campaign to date  Marketing Dive

The Ferrara Candy Company's Trolli brand debuted a campaign that marks its largest ever in terms of media investment, according to a news release. "It's Trolli" ...


How the Humor Styles Questionnaire can help B2B marketers bring the funny  Econsultancy

The HSQ is designed for individuals, but marketers can extrapolate and apply these findings to humor in their brand management efforts.


Twitter copes with Mueller Report stress with humor  KXAN.com

Sometimes the only way to tune out from politics is to escape with humor.


27 Priceless Tweets That Find The Humor In Married Life  HuffPost

If you want to know what marriage is actually like, just read these tweets.


10 great YouTube channels for cops  Police News

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J. League shows sense of humor  The Japan Times

Sometimes a sports organization's greatest strength is the capability to laugh at itself. Developing this skill has been one of the J. League's biggest cha.


New book remembers Kurt Cobain’s sweetness, humor and gloom  The Seattle Times

The new Kurt Cobain bio "Serving the Servant" is empathetic and absorbing, illuminating but not gossipy.


Screen Time: Warner Brother’s ‘Shazam’ sparkles with action, humor and wit  Record Bee

That “Shazam” once rivaled and even surpassed the popularity of arguably the biggest super hero icon (Superman) only makes it more impressive that the new ...


Humor and tenacity pay off for 'woman-of-a-certain-age' standup comic Carole Montgomery  Berkshire Eagle

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Speaker combines focus on Jewish history and Jewish humor  The Grizzly

Dr. Jeremy Dauber shed light on rich tradition of Jewish comedy by presenting a historical analysis. Sam Isola. saisola@ursinus.edu. “Look at Jewish history.


Opinion: How to find humor in nursing, laughter is the best medicine  HealthLeaders Media

The brutally honest preschooler who comes to visit your patient, the nursing meme someone posted on the coffee machine, a rumbling stomach during a blood ...


Genre Geeks: The Power of Humor in Genre Films  AwardsCircuit.com

Genre Geeks: The Power of Humor in Genre Films Articles AwardsCircuit.com by Clayton Davis Genre Films Humor.


Popovich keeps sense of humor after quick ejection  mySA

DENVER – Spurs coach Gregg Popovich didn't lose his sense of humor after getting ejected just 63 seconds into Wednesday night's 113-85 loss to the Nuggets.


Meet Ziwe Fumudoh, Bushwick's Comedian Bringing Attention to Racial Issues Through Humor  bushwickdaily.com

Spreading joy through comedy is Ziwe Fumudoh's first priority as a Bushwick-based comedian and writer. At 27 years old, Fumudoh is currently a staff writer on ...


Agatha Knife is a dark-humor puzzle adventure that tackles difficult subjects  Android Police

It must be point-and-click adventure day or something, because I just covered the release of a fantastic sci-fi noir title, and now I'm announcing another quality ...


Traffic 'big brother' uses humor to discipline motorists  Jakarta Post

“Good evening, welcome to the Pasteur Crossroad. To akang, who is carrying a helmet-less passenger, if you love her please give her a helmet. To teteh, please ...


Centennial Back-Flash: Humor in Form 1040 time | Lifestyles  Marshall News Messenger

Editor's Note: In preparation for its 100th year, the Marshall Rotary Club is remembering its history through “Backflashes” through its near century of existence.


Denise Gnatowsky Kulm, 66, known for her wicked sense of humor and compassionate heart  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

After 30 years of pain battling multiple sclerosis, Denise Gnatowsky Kulm, 66, is no longer suffering. On the morning of Friday, April 5, 2019, she went to…


Marvel # 039 drama &;# 039 & The Gifted; & Humor '# 039 & Rel; cancelled by Fox – Auckland Magazine  Auckland Magazine

Washington D.C. [U S A ], Apr 18 (ANI): Marvel play 'The Gifted' was cancelled by Fox after two seasons. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the broadcast ...


Even with dementia, cartoonist Gahan Wilson finds humor in world  AZCentral.com

Famed cartoonist Gahan Wilson has dementia, but he still see the humor in the world.


‘My bruises have bruises’: Couple recovering in good humor after utility pole crashes down on them  The Seattle Times

Moments after a pole landed in the middle of Linda and Tom Cook's Ford Edge, Tom called out to his wife to see if she was OK. He had to ask, because he ...


Steamboat's Chris Hahn remembered for his humor, benevolence  Aspen Times

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Laughter is the best medicine, and although it cannot cure all, it helps the family and friends of Chris Hahn in his absence.Hahn died ...


Laughter and humor during grief  The Delta Discovery

In our Yup'ik culture and everywhere else throughout the world, people love to laugh. Sometimes when we laugh, we laugh so hard that it makes our stomach ...


4 questions with real estate’s newest humor author  Inman.com

In this Q&A, Eric Simon shares the behind-the-scenes of his new book "Commission: Impossible, Rogue Agent," co-authored with Eric Lee.


Selma Blair uses sense of humor to helps her fight MS with funny makeup tutorial  kwbe

(NEW YORK) — Selma Blair recently shared a video documenting her struggles applying makeup due to multiple sclerosis (MS). In the clip, the 46-year-old ...


'Sing to It' : Humor and love shine through Amy Hempel's latest collection  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“When danger approaches, sing to it.” That Arab proverb provides the title for Amy Hempel's fifth collection of short fiction, and it's no bad summary of the ...


William Barr Reads “Moby-Dick,” Finds No Evidence of Whales  The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes about Attorney General William Barr reading ”Moby-Dick,” by Herman Melville, and concluding that the book does not reference whales.


Microsoft Vows to Not Attempt April Fools’ Day Humor  Vulture

In an internal memo, Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela has asked employees at the company to not do any public-facing April Fools' Day pranks in ...


Remember your sense of humor if you have a heart attack  Clarencebee

Growing up, one of my daughter's favorite books was “Wings – A Tale of Two Chickens” by James Marshall. The colorfully colored cartoon-style book focused on ...


‘Twilight Zone’: Jordan Peele Discovers Rod Serling’s Forgotten Dimension – Humor  Deadline

On April 1st, "The Twilight Zone:" returns to the small screen with the CBS All-Access series led by Jordan Peele. Humor is a key dimension.


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