Tag Archives: Humor

I’m not a racist, but…

…all lives matter. Etc.

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Donald Trump: Everyone who hates me is correct

At the age of 70, Donald Trump has learned to control his everyday thoughts. Beyond their reach, however, his subconscious mind preys on him with unremitting force: in the gaps between wakefulness and sleep; whenever he is still or waiting … Continue reading

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Homemade Caramel Sauce, Or: Icarus in the Kitchen

So that you may compare this short narrative against its stated aims, let me start it by sharing first those aims. One: explain how the “elemental deliciousness” of caramel sauce is one poor judgment call away from being burnt goat … Continue reading

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Haters Gonna Hate (And Some Other Things That Are Similar)

Every time I hear the phrase “haters gonna hate” I really enjoy it. (And I hear it a lot.) It’s such a great response to horrible things like being mean, cynicism, and jealousy. You know, at first you think it’s … Continue reading

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That Time Brian Williams Flew Me Home in a Helicopter

I’ll never forget that one time Brian Williams offered me a ride back home – in a helicopter. It was mighty cold out – a real American nor’easter – and, like a solemn echo of the automobile industry at the … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Also-Rans

We already know what happened. We heard about it, read about it, and watched the movie. So here are a few things that didn’t happen, nearly happened, or might have happened. You know, while no one was looking. (1) Fermat’s … Continue reading

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Guessing the Maximum Storage Capacity of Hat Stands

#1: 86 berets. #2: 25 boaters. #3: 38 fedoras. #4: 193 yarmulkes. #5: 9 sombreros. #6: 74 fezzes. ***** Of course, the tragedy of this post is its lingering uncertainty.

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