74 results for 'funny'
Well, believe it or not, the United States actually briefly caught World Cup fever. When 19 million people in this country tune in to watch anything it’s a big deal - when they do it to watch a game which has historically been relegated to "also ran" status, it’s monumental. And so it was last Saturday when a confluence of good timing, great marketing and a little Yankee good fortune made the United States vs. Ghana the most watched soccer game in U.S. television history. Of course, that’s nothing compared to the over 106 million people that watched the Super Bowl, but it’s more than the 18.4... (more)
...anything that isn’t a menu.33. There are precious few truly blissful things remaining in this world, and country dancing is one of them.34. At 36, the two least attractive words you can say to a woman are “my apartment.”35. If you can’t be smart, be cute; and if you can’t be cute, be funny (this also explains why I’m always telling jokes).
And finally, one I keep learning over and over again:
36. It’s never, ever too late to change.Thanks for coming along - and I hope you learned something, confirmed something, or at least had a good laugh at my expense. It's a... (more)
A few weeks ago, I took on the bevy of men's magazines that seem to offer up the same needless and ill-considered advice month after month - and while I had previously believed that we were the only gender so easily duped by glossy pages, catchy prose and the promise of the company of the uber-attractive, it turns out I was wrong. Women's magazines seem to have been in abundant supply for much, much longer than their male counterparts. Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire and more seem to have been on the newsstands as long as there have been newsstands. But, as it turns out, the... (more)
The great hall rang with a thousand voices. Burning torches around the walls cast dancing shadows as the great throng moved around. The air was rich with the smell of spilled beer and roasted ox meat. Tables were thumped and voices raised and occasionally a female voice shrieked in indignity. But suddenly there was silence as Olav entered. He was a big man. Bigger even than the many fur-clad brutes who clustered around him. But they made space quickly, for Olav was known to be short of temper and quick of sword. He swung one iron shod boot onto a bench and hoisted himself onto the head... (more)