Category Archives: humor

Entry 728: What?

My wife Barbara and I were watching TV the other day and, as always, we had the closed captioning on. I insist on this because I believe there is something wrong with our sound system that causes dialogue to be … Continue reading

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Entry 727: Just Eat the Damned Thing

This may come as a shock to you, but I don’t care what you are eating. So stop putting your food on Facebook. From my early days in advertising, I remember occasions on which I had to pace around a … Continue reading

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Entry 726: We’re Number Six!

Since the turn of the century, the United States has seen its standing among nations diminish in many important categories such as innovation, education and sanity. But now its standing has plummeted in the most critical category of all: branding. … Continue reading

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Entry 725: Spaced Out

In my last post, I wrote about my resolution for the New Year, which was to try to pronounce the word “vegan” correctly or, rather, the way vegans would like it to be pronounced, which is incorrectly. You may have … Continue reading

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Entry 724: I Can’t Stop Making This Horrible Mistake

It’s time to make New Year’s resolutions, and, rather than vow to eat healthier or exercise more, I’ve decided to do something I might actually manage to accomplish: pronounce the word “vegan” correctly. I have this mental block, you see. … Continue reading

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Entry 723: The Future Writes Again

Every year or so, right around this time, I’ve been receiving letters from future me, reassuring present me that my personality will not get any sunnier as time goes on. This year’s letter from the future, however, wasn’t from me … Continue reading

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Entry 722: It’s My Party (and I Can Cry if I Want To)

Nikki Haley, our Ambassador to the United Nations, is throwing a party next week. She’s inviting some of the most important and powerful countries in the world: Guatemala, Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo. Often, these sorts … Continue reading

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