Posts Tagged: The Humor Project

The Humor Project
Humorist P.J. O’Rourke Pokes at Politicos
February 17, 2016
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“The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get chickweed out of your lawn. Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove it.” (P.J. O’Rourke, American satirist)   I loathe politics but couldn’t ignore that quote […]
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Humor Writer Biff America Keeps Skiers Laughing
September 9, 2013
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“My parents practiced the rhythm method but I still can’t dance.”  – Biff America in ‘Steep, Deep and Dyslexic’- His face and hands were tanned and weathered.  Both were symptoms of someone who spends more time outside than in an office.  He wore a wool flannel shirt, a woolen cap, and well-worn jeans.  He opened […]
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Eighty-year old Patrick McManus Still Hunts for Laughs
September 9, 2013
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“My career doesn’t seem to be that it was one.  But it’s been fun.”  Patrick McManus, Outdoor writer, columnist and New York Times best-selling author We met at a Spokane restaurant two weeks before his 80th birthday.  I arrived the night before, after a 15-hour, 800-mile drive.  I imagined meeting a burly man with bowling pin size forearms, […]
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The Humor Project – Etc. Guy Searches for Humor Writers
August 30, 2013
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Where have all the humor writers gone? This question, posted on Patrick McManus’ website, racks my brain.  McManus is a former columnist for Field and Stream Magazine and a New York Times bestselling author.  He spins tales about fishing, hunting and camping.  I camp but am a terrible angler and only eat wild game that […]