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The Science of Laughter and 10 Jokes to Make You Smile and Happy

The article is written in response to Brenda's word prompt for week 54, 'happy.' The article explains the science of laughter and includes 10 jokes to brighten your day. Enjoy!


A Hilarious Attempt to Identify the Next Crypto - HWN

A hilarious attempt to identify the next big investment opportunity after cryptocurrencies.


On the Wall, Near the Ceiling

This article is more the public admission of a ridiculous face palming moment that occurred in October 2020 than an essay. I hope you find a chuckle or two between the lines.


How Shopping at Target Ruined My Self-Esteem and Crushed My Soul.

A sequel to "The Night the Hillbillies Landed, my 1 AM trip to Walmart". This trip to Target was just as bad.


The Skeptics Guide to Tea Leaf Reading

Some people believe it's possible to predict the future by examining the sediment in a tea cup; others are more grounded.


Microsoft Found Problems with My Brain

A satirical blog about misunderstood computer terms


How To Convince Yourself You Are Not a Failure

You are not a loser, and I am here to prove it, here is my quick guide — How to convince yourself you are not a loser.


By Its Cover: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Based off the movie I, Frankenstein we follow the delusional ramblings of a madman.


Fine I'll Read It!: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Satire)

A bunch of nerdy old books by some British dude.


What Senior Women Do for Fun! (Hint: Travel, Anyone?)

Senior American women have sent me over 1,700 of their photographs and written profiles, in their internet dating and pen-pal efforts. What do senior women engage in for fun and, perhaps surprisingly, what they rarely - or apparently never - seem to do. What activities do senior women love to do?


A Catalogue of Impossibilities

Some people are fond of saying “Nothing is impossible.” In fact, there are a number of things that cannot be done and here are a few capriciously selected examples.


This Isn't Fiction

"If I was this good at spinning stories, don't you think I would've become a scriptwriter instead?"


You Can Play Telephone Tag With Your Bank and Earn $201!

How a troublesome problem with my bank turned into a financial windfall. I engaged in 'telephone tag' with my bank and I won $201 ... and a free farm tractor! You could win money, too!


Secrets of a Tune-Up Football Team

"Indiana Jones" never searched for this topic.


Dogs Are Taking American Jobs

American dogs are taking American jobs! Dogs are far less expensive, need few benefits, will work weekends and need no retirement benefits.


Mysteries of the Missing Sock Theories

I don't know of anyone who has escaped the missing sock paradox. So where do they go? I have 12 theories to share. See if you agree with any of them.


English Language Devices

An alphabetical compilation of words used to describe writing techniques.


25 Uses for an Unused Covid Mask

A small of things you can use do with an old COVID-19 mask.


10 organic items to help you feel better about life

If you are going organic it can be stressful to not be completely surrounded by things that aren't organic. Here are a few things you can add to your life to help you maintain your organic lifestyle.


Dear Andy Advice Column Mines the Brain

The weirdos are out and they're checking their brains at the door.


Different Types of Reviews

A non-exhaustive list of the different types of reviews that I've come across - and am also guilty of dishing out - in the course of my life so far.


First World Problems

We all have problems - some more than the others. Here is a list of problems I've faced living in a First World Country. See if you can relate to my #FirstWorldProblems


Dear Andy Advice Column on Medication Blues

Dear Andy is back with more pun-filled advice to weirdos with weird problems. Today's theme is medication blues. Read along and see if you agree with Andy's advice.


Timothy Dexter and the Luck of the Irish

This semi-literate 18th century American man had a shrewd ability to cut deals where none seemed possible.


The Tale of the Phallic Hoodlum of Moss Creek Apartments

A little tale inspired by recent events at Moss Creek Apartments in Garden Grove, California. The bandit came, they defaced my car, and the havoc they caused reverberated across the entire globe changing it forever.


Aunt Em's Whacky Advice for Getting Along with Non-Pet Lovers

Pets make us laugh- that is until they get in the way of our neighbours. Aunt Em dishes out advice for getting along with them if they are non-pet lovers. If you are'd do the opposite of what she says!


Kittens are Toddlers with Fur: A Funny Look at How the Two are More Alike than you Think!

A funny look at how cats and kids are alike, yet strangely different.


Deer Huntin' - Ozarks Style

The story you are about to read is true, it really happened. The names have not been changed to protect the innocent because, well, they're not innocent.


Dear Andy Advice Column Visits to the Zoo

If you haven't been to the zoo in a while, join Andy and friends for a whacky tour through the whackiest zoo you've ever seen.

What 9 Types of Dad Shoes Say About You

The Dad Shoe is a known phenomenon that is gaining popularity but what do the shoes you wear say about your fathering?


This Is William From Seymour & Finnigan

My first attempt at satire for a while, inspired by a furniture shopping experience. Hope you enjoy!


Dear Andy Advice Column Takes a Joke

Dear Andy has had a lot of laughter in his recent installment.


25 Things to Do While You Are Pooping

Looking for something to do while you poo? Look no further!


My Wife's Fiendish Plot to Kill Me

It's surprising what kind of recipes a vegan will slip to her carnivore husband. I took this for being an experiment in slow cooking, which turned into a robust tasting meal with very cheap ingredients. All you need is a crockpot that will cook low and slow for eight hours. This is not health food.


Dear Andy Advice Column: Andy Answers More Personal Questions

Dear Andy is an advice column, pun style. Today, he answers more personal questions his readers have asked about his private life. It is chock full of Andy trivia, the Beatles puns woven throughout.


Dear Andy Advice Column Answers Personal Questions by Readers

If you've always wanted to know Dear Andy better, this is the time to learn about him. He answers personal questions asked by people who write in.


You Too Can Be a Tv Pundit

Do your friends think of you as smug, arrogant, a blowhard? Do you have an opinion? Do you enjoy controversy? Then you too can be a Tv pundit!


Why the Platypus Can't Make Up Its Mind

I suppose every phylum has one, a species that just can't seem to make up their mind what they want to be. No one does this better than the platypus.


An Informal Guide to Alien Abductions

Just when you thought it was safe, those pesky aliens are abducting earthlings. How would you handle a delicate intergalactic situation? Read my informative How-to Guide on Alien Abductions!


You Too Can Be a Tv Doctor

Have you ever wanted to be a TV doctor? It's not as difficult as you think. Read my How-to guide collected from over forty years of television-induced stupor. Don't underestimate yourself! You too can be a TV doctor.


Observations of an 'Old Fart'

The older you get, the more you become a caricature of yourself. Growing old is like staring into a fun house mirror. Is that really me, you ask? Careful who you laugh at, you too may one day resemble the object of your scorn!


The History of the Great Apocalypse of 2020

A Satirical tale taking place in 2055. Two parents give their daughter a history lesson about the Great Apocalypse of 2020 when the global pandemic of the Coronavirus broke out. People in their panic did some pretty wild things.


5 Hilarious Truths I Learned by Staying Home During Social Distancing

My quality time with my husband and my pets has increased substantially by being home all day every day. I have been married to my husband for 30 years. Yet, by being home during this time, I have learned things about him -- and my pets -- I never knew.


Somewhere In Left Field

Recess. Third grade. This was serious stuff. Careers were made, reputations lost at recess. One day, one play. That was all it took to go from hero to zero. "Harold has the measles", they said. "You're in left field. Don't screw it up" In the back of my mind I knew Mary Kay was watching!