Category Archives: Humor

Best Word Nerd Cartoon Ever

Via Revenge of the Word Nerd, an Asheville blog I encourage my readers to check out:

(Dedicated to my friend CCR. Good luck with your job search!)

Sunday Song: “Grandmother’s Song,” Steve Martin


Brief Return With Merlin Mann


I’m still taking a break from blogging, but Merlin Mann is too funny lately not to share.

Just click here and scroll down for five cues that Robert Plant is ready to have sex with you and five names you can burp (“Barack Obama”), among others.

The Joke I Heard From Richard Thompson Last Night

(Heard at the absolutely wonderful Richard Thompson “1000 Years of Popular Music” show at the Orange Peel in Asheville, 1/20/08.)

In Heaven,

the English greet you at the gates,

the French do the cooking,

the Italians are in charge of the entertainment,

and the Germans arrange everything.

In Hell,

the French greet you at the gates,

the English do the cooking,

the Italians arrange everything,

and the Germans provide the entertainment.

Just Because

Han Solo guitar t-shirt


So true:


What’s It REALLY Like?


Todd Barry at the Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival (I’m paraphrasing):

I do a lot of shows in the South. And I come back to New York City and other comics hear I did a show in Alabama, and they’re like, Whoa, what was that like?

And I’m like… It was a show, with me, and a stage, and an audience… [shrugs] What?

But I can tell they wanna know [dramatic whisper]

what it’s REALLY LIKE.

And I don’t like to disappoint.

So I tell them.

We land at the Birmingham airport. When I get off the plane, the Grand Wizard of the KKK meets me there.

Together we ride bareback on an old mule down a dirt road to the club.

When I get there I can barely do my routine over the shouts of Jewboy go home.

After the the show I ask for cash but they pay me in pork rinds.

The Impotence of Proofreading

A very clever and funny short vid about proofreading and spellcheck by Taylor Mali.


(Via Making Light.)