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Mon
05
Mar

Heroism is a double-edged sword

Some weeks writing a humor column is tough. The jokes aren't flowing, the zingers have no zing, and Britney Spears hasn't done anything embarrassing for several days.

Sat
10
Feb

Parents get their just 'buzzerts'

My aunt Lucille still hasn't forgiven my father.

It's been nearly 30 years, and bell-bottom pants have gone in and out of style and back in again, yet she's holding a grudge.

Sun
21
Jan

They wouldn't skirt the issues

It was a headline that made every guy on the city hall beat rub his eyes and pinch himself:

"Bar dancers to run for City Council."

Is this heaven? No, it's India.

Sat
06
Jan

Kids' jokes are on you

Kids learn a lot at school. Unfortunately, a lot of it has little to do with what's being taught in the classroom.

Turns out the playground is a breeding ground for aspiring comics. Check out the gag my kindergartner brought home:

Wed
27
Dec

In 2007, resolve to have cleaner water

Only a few days remain to decide on your resolutions for 2007. It's time to ask yourself, what changes do you plan to make in your life to be happier, healthier and more productive in 2007? For years I made the same standard resolution: to lose weight.

Wed
27
Dec

New PC is a colonoscopy in a box

The lowly scribes at my local news shop have been working extra hard lately, but we hope the readers haven't noticed.

Tue
12
Dec

Office party politics

A successful career isn't built in a day. But it can be destroyed in a single night at the office Christmas party.

Tue
28
Nov

What your man needs is a beer belly

Ladies, the holiday shopping season has begun in earnest, and it's time to find your man the perfect gift.

Sun
12
Nov

Anybody else need a post-campaign shower?

The 2006 election campaign is over, and I think we all need a rest - not to mention a shower.

Mon
06
Nov

Killing nature can be fun!

Perhaps by now you've heard about buckthorn, that insidious shrub that invades our local woods, choking out native flowers and seedlings and poisoning innocent birds and bunnies.

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