Category Archives: funny

The really sick part

We sat on the sofa, K-Mac and I, watching a talking cookie on the Smart TV try to persuade us that cookies know how to talk and that they have kids and dogs and mortgages and pickup trucks and hopes … Continue reading

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The Fly who buzzed me

Monday 9:17am. Started writing “How to Make a Million Before the Weekend.” Why haven’t I thought of this before? You get rich before the weekend so you have two straight days of buying toys and playing with them and eating … Continue reading

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How to open an English muffin

Step 1. Get an English muffin. Now. Step 2. Stand near a window so you can see what you’re doing. Make sure you are decent. Step 3. Hold the muffin in one hand by its edges and gaze upon it … Continue reading

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Blowing Uncle Bob

A loud crashing noise from the kitchen. Something on the level of a rusted VW microbus hurled against the side of the house by a Visigoth catapult. I rush to the bottom of the stairway and holler “Anyone hurt up … Continue reading

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Holding your water

It’s hard to get across to new writers that for all the effort and pain they put into writing their poem, their novel, their hip-hoppery, those brilliant scribbles are nothing but a first draft. I learned the hard way. I … Continue reading

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F.A.Stupid.Q. What is Redacted?

Q. Journalists complain about documents being redacted. What does  that mean? A. The short answer is I can’t tell you Q.Is there a longer answer? A. Maybe. Q. My mother said if I asked politely that you would tell me. … Continue reading

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