Category Archives: Humor

Video break: Big mastiff spars with tiny chihuahua – cute!

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What to do if your key witness faints while testifying

The prosecuting witness felt greatly intimidated upon discovering that she was to be cross-examined by the accused, who was representing himself. Then things got interesting: Patel, who said Armstrong held a knife to her throat, was so rattled by the trial … Continue reading

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Buy Calvin Trillin’s new book

One of my favorite Calvin Trillin pieces is “Alice Off The Page: Expanding on—or maybe correcting—some of the things I wrote about my wife.” Originally in the The New Yorker, it is available here. Today I ordered his new collection Quite Enough of … Continue reading

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Infinite Monkeys do Shakespeare

The infinite monkey theorem goes something like this: a monkey (or “a roomful of monkeys”) constantly typing random keys on a computer keyboard would, after an infinite amount of time, almost certainly produce the complete works of William Shakespeare. Precise … Continue reading

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Borowitz: “Pat Robertson Says Falling Satellite Means God Thinks Satellites are Gay, Warns NASA Against Launching Future Gay Objects”

Andy Borowitz:  VIRGINIA BEACH – Evangelist Pat Robertson sparked controversy in today’s broadcast of his 700 Club program by saying that the NASA satellite that plummeted to Earth did so “because God thinks satellites are gay.” “We have to remember that the heavens … Continue reading

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About Ben & Jerry’s “schweddy balls” ice cream

If you love ice cream as I do, then you have already heard about Ben & Jerry’s oddly named new flavor, “Schweddy Balls,” taken from the famous Saturday Night Live (R-rated) skit starring Alec Baldwin. The American Family Association has said that this “newest ice cream … Continue reading

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Borowitz: Canada to build 20-foot border fence if Perry elected

Comedian, Andy Borowitz: OTTAWA (The Borowitz Report) – Canada warned today that if Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is elected President of the United States in 2012, it would take the “regrettably necessary step” of constructing a 20-foot fence along its entire … Continue reading

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