159 results for 'humor'
As I turned to look, she began to gyrate her hips in what I can only describe as a horrific attempt at seduction. The undulation of her flab beneath the tight-fitting fabric reminded me somehow of the lava lamp that I used to keep on my bedside table back in the Sixties. I was immediately transfixed.
“Huge,” I volunteered involuntarily, realizing too late that my little voice had gotten out, and that the correct response would have been... (more)
Racial profiling is a volatile and hot-button issue, which pits our ever-increasing desire for personal safety in an era of terror and violence against the desperate defense of our civil rights as their systemic erosion seems more and more inevitable. We all like to think we know what criminals look like, but then realize that not everyone that looks like our stereotypical criminal is one nor does every criminal fit such a description. Bernie Madoff looks about has harmless as your accountant, yet perpetrated the world’s greatest fraud; while Chad Ochocinco (of Cincinnati Bengals fame) looks... (more)
...year that the dog officer appeared at our door, come to investigate a complaint that lambs had been disappearing from the sheep farm down the road.
“You’re welcome to search the freezer,” I kidded with the humorless functionary.
“People say there’s been a dog who looks a lot like your Shepherd seen up by the farm.”
“I’m sure... (more)
Everybody wants to go to Italy. Well, of all of the people I know; Italy is the place most mentioned; let's just put it that way. Suffice it to say, that the numbers are noteworthy; lots of people spending lots of money. Lots of people want to go to Greece too, and France, and it wouldn't take too long to find out about those numbers either, but that's not where I'm going with this.
What I'm saying is , that from the U.S., thousands and thousands of people per year travel to the "old country"and oooh and aahhhh at the grandeur and antiquity of old Europe; Rome, Paris, Athens, London,... (more)
... face of a grief stricken public. Shrouded in the most comfortable pill to cope with this level of tragedy Mr. Penn, Mr. Colbert and even the special guest poet arbiter Robert Pinsky offered us on Thursday a brilliantly healthy and hearty political satire that provided the much needed medicine of humor while at the same time offering out a focus for our passion. This represents quite simply the finest level of American courage that every member of this country's founding authors strove after. In the wake of these unfathomably difficult tragedies we must ask ourselves can this violence end?... (more)
Everywhere you look, there are white teddy bears holding satiny red hearts, overpriced thorny roses, and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Whether you love or hate Valentines Day, it's pretty impossible to ignore. My take on this most Hallmark of holidays, is that (in a relationship or not) the whole thing is just sort of annoying. However, I do believe that it is possible to find the good in almost anything. I'm going to do my best to help you all see the light as well. Here are 10 perfectly good reasons to get out of bed and into the cold to celebrate Valentines Day: 1) You can use... (more)
Alright, alright, enough is enough, are we still in third grade people? It seems the only reason we maintain borders and different labels is to continue those childish schoolyard conflicts between peer groups. Is there really nothing left a person can do to define oneself but to grab on to a manufactured symbol, hold it up next to their face and say this is me, pointing back and forth between each? Today the Muslims hate the Jews and the Christians hate the Muslims and the Jews, well, hate the Jews and everyone pretty much hates the Christians but tomorrow it will all be different, well... (more)