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Sierra Nevada Brewery Hosts 13th Annual Trivia Bee for Literacy
September 29, 2019
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“I am part of everything that I have read.”  Theodore Roosevelt Hold the date trivia nerds.  Box up the Scrabble game and come out for a good time.  It’s a big night for big brains and bigger laughs. What is the name of the dog on RCA’s old logo? Name the mutt on October 25. […]
The Humor Project
Baby-Boomer Will Durst is a Comedy Innovator
April 11, 2016
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(Note to readers:  Shortly after I interviewed Will Durst my site crashed and remained off-line about six months, an eternity.  The article below appeared on other sites and in magazines.  I completely forgot to post it here.  Duh.  No doubt Trump has given Durst more fuel.) He’s a superstar comic and satirist with a wit […]
Quotes From Famous People
Upcoming Trivia Bee to be a Jocular Event
October 29, 2015
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“To speak well and eloquently is a great art, but an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ready, fire, aim. I’m one who, to my wife’s chagrin and mortification, sometimes speaks first then thinks later about what I just said.  The fuse between my mouth and vocal […]
Holidays
Christmas Tree Hunt is Annual Tradition
December 23, 2014
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Don’t call the Sierra Club.  The wood we chop isn’t for building or heating.  We are Christmas tree hunters—amateur lumberjacks that thin the forest one tree at a time.  The permit costs $10 but getting lost is free.
Holidays
Phooey, Let’s Gain Weight Over Thanksgiving
November 26, 2014
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“If you think about a Thanksgiving Dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.” Ina Garten, Host of Barefoot Contessa, Food Network It’s not the minutes that put on weight, it’s the seconds. I’m unsure who said that but whoever said it was right. Hardly three weeks have passed since my final raid on the […]
Humor Writer Interviews Quotes From Famous People
Words of Wisdom – Will Durst
February 19, 2014
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“My wife and I are trying to live within our means.  We went from a $700,000 house to a $350,000 house, and didn’t even have to move.” Will Durst, American political satirist, b 1952 ###PS Readers: I recently interviewed Durst as part of my Humor Project.  The article is in development….standby for something really cool.  […]
Health
Weight Watcher’s Journey May Require Duct Tape
January 24, 2014
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  The adult arm weighs eight pounds, about five percent of one’s body weight.  Thanks to my holiday junk food diet, I’m that much heavier.  I awoke this morning and had an epiphany: I still have the same arms.  The calories must have flowed further south.
Sports
Losing Sucks, No Matter How Old You Are
January 10, 2014
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(Hockey Player Magazine, January 2014) Seven percent isn’t bad.  It depends on your point of view. Consider weight loss.  If I was seven percent lighter I’d weigh a svelte 162 pounds, not bad for a guy fending off love handles and sagging breasts.  Seven percent is a strong return on stocks given today’s, last year’s, […]