Category Archives: The human comedy

Scenes from our unwittingly hilarious selves, as we struggle for air. Also known as the human comedy.

A cheap novel

Friends, I am finding it difficult, if not impossible, to attempt to be funny or silly (don’t even think funny and silly) at such a deadly, unfunny period in our American experience. Out there, madness is blooming and being watered … Continue reading

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A little secret

Have you ever found yourself running down the dream and suddenly realized you’d lost your self-awareness? The answer is no, because, if so, you’d be self-aware and already know you’d lost it. See how that works? (The key there is … Continue reading

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Unraveled pants

Need some quick fame? Verrrry simple: Rewrite famous sayings (see below for examples) and claim them as your own. Alert the media. Bask in glory. Good luck avoiding paparazzi. I think, therefore I am. (Descartes) I think. Okay, been there, … Continue reading

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Train of fools

This is going to sound crazy, I know, but before you judge me, remember: things that sound crazy often started out as things that didn’t sound crazy, just preposterous or stupid. Or hey, maybe even crazy good, like chocolate chip … Continue reading

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Lost and flounder

K-Mac drops a pill and it rolls under the washer. What is the etiquette here? The handbook suggests these standard options. • Offer an empathetic “It sucks to be you.” • Go into the garage, get the back brace, the … Continue reading

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Larry’s Corolla

Spoiler alert: this article contains the answer to an unsolved mystery of science. Please avert your eyes while reading so you don’t give anything away to your Walter ego. Have you ever wondered why there is matter in the universe, … Continue reading

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Hard shell tacos

Hackers have leaked a TOP SECRET transcript between a noted psychobabylonian and the POTUS. If you read it, expect a visit from the FBI. Dr. Pepperoncini: You have come to Pepperoncini because you have a problem. POTUS: You are such … Continue reading

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