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Central Minnesota author has a knack for finding humor in everyday life

OLIVIA, Minnesota – If the Coen brothers had discovered the writings of Chuck Brown, their movie ‘Fargo’ might have been named after a different city, but it certainly would have retained all of the satire and humor, if not the comedy. black. And no doubt, a Brown-inspired film would also be populated by rural Minnesota […]

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Olivia author has a knack for finding humor in everyday life – West Central Tribune

OLIVIA – If the Coen brothers had discovered the writings of Chuck Brown, their movie “Fargo” might have been named after a different city, but it would certainly have retained all the satire and humor, if not the dark comedy. And no doubt, a Brown-inspired film would also be populated by rural Minnesota characters that […]

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This Day in History – February 8 – Hijinx, Humor and Insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present Gary Jenneke’s “This Day In History” column. You can read the original on Gary’s THIS DAY IN HISTORY blog – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique look at the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… FEBRUARY 8 *** 1690 – Schenectady Massacre. 200 French […]

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Rick Ross Explains How to Use Teen Humor to Cover Academic Difficulties

The tycoon turned into a class clown and admitted that he “hasn’t learned my multiplication yet”. Artists have often spoken openly about their childhoods and the struggles they faced. Some dealt with poverty, some with bullying, and some with academic issues, and in a new interview with AfroTech, Rick Ross explained why he used humor […]

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Breast Cancer Patient Brings Style And Humor To Her Treatment: “Radiation Runway”

Artist Allie Olson got creative with her hospital gowns while undergoing treatment for a rare form of breast cancer. (Photo courtesy of Allie Olson; design by Jennifer Fox/Yahoo Life) Anyone who’s ever tried to put on a hospital gown knows how tricky it can be. But for artist Allie Olson, who was undergoing treatment for […]

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NJ cops use humor to warn drivers during monstrous snowstorm

By Amy Kuperinskynj.com JERSEY CITY, NJ — Local police departments across the state took to Facebook in the hours leading up to the major snowstorm expected to hit New Jersey Friday through Saturday. Most shared weather reports and sent reminders about snow removal, alternative parking solutions, shoveling around fire hydrants and staying home in dangerous […]

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Bay Area Native Humorously Recounts American Muslim Experience in ‘Go Back Where You Came From’

Wajahat Ali, author of the new memoir “Go Back Where You Came From: And Other Useful Recommendations on How to Become an American.” Photo: courtesy of Wajahat Ali/Huffington Post “Terrorist.” “Parasite.” “Race primer.” Wajahat Ali has been called so many offensive insults during his career as a journalist, playwright, lawyer and political commentator, he can […]

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West Seneca PD connects with the community through humor

WEST SENECA, NY — When you think of comedians, you probably don’t conjure up the image of a police officer, but more and more departments are using humor to help connect with audiences. “We are part of this community. We’re not just monitoring him,” said West Seneca Police Department Lt. Jonathan Luterek. “We think it’s […]

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Sin of humor | Jordan Hatcock

Hard times in church – aren’t they the best? I was about 14, passing the sacrament in my LDS ward, laughing with my friends in front of the whole congregation (big no-no). Why? Oh I don’t know, maybe it was because we were teenagers, trying to do a “holy” thing but really the only thing […]

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Jon Stewart will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Comedian Jon Stewart, along with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and John Feal, a first responder advocate, speaks to reporters about their efforts to raise awareness for U.S. veterans suffering from illnesses caused by military toxic exposures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for […]

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Weapon Humor: How Fallen Officer Brandon Stalker’s Partner Keeps His Memory Alive

Toledo Police Officer Mitchael Vanderhorst shares what his police partner meant to him on the first anniversary of his death in the line of duty. TOLEDO, Ohio — Humor is Officer Mitchael Vanderhorst’s weapon of choice. “I saw him open a new Gatorade, so I braked pretty hard, and he flipped over it,” Vanderhorst said, […]

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This Day in History – January 18 – Hijinx, Humor and Insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present Gary Jenneke’s “This Day In History” column. You can read the original on Gary’s THIS DAY IN HISTORY blog – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique look at the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… JANUARY 18 *** 1535 – Pizarro founds Lima, Peru. […]

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Humor and human rights: a joke without a punchline?

Last October, trans activists demonstrated near Netflix headquarters against the release of comedian Dave Chappelle’s new special. Netflix employees have called for a walkout. Protesters denounced the comedian’s “transphobia”, claimed that his jokes constituted “hate speech” and demanded “responsibilities” (read: de-platforming). These arguments revolve around the need to protect marginalized or vulnerable groups. But as […]

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Our Town: Family humor is no joke – Opinions

I am writing a book called “Unpicking Depth Sport Psychology: Case Studies in the Unknown”. There is a section of the book called “Defenses Athletes Use to Win”. Athletes use things like banter, horseplay, and jokes to break up stress and tension before and during games. It may seem obvious to you, but not a […]

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Pope writes to reporter who caught him leaving record store | National Catholic Registry

“We must not lose our sense of humor,” and Pope Francis thanked the journalist “for fulfilling your vocation, even if it means giving the pope a hard time.” VATICAN CITY — After a journalist reported on Pope Francis’ surprise visit to a record store, the pope surprised him back — by writing him a letter. […]

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The dark humor and remarkable life of Ollie Harrington on display at OSU

Ollie Harrington’s sixth-grade teacher Miss McCoy inspired him to become a designer, but not because she recognized his artistic talents. Instead, as Harrington related later in life, McCoy would call Ollie and another black student in front of the class and say, “These two, being black, belong in the trash.” Young Harrington was powerless to […]

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A guide to Jane Austen’s humor

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Dear reader, let me tell you about a little-known aspect of one of my favorite authors. Contrary to what the average person might think, Jane Austen is hilariously low-key. Personally, I burst out laughing while reading and re-reading […]

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Workplace humor in ‘Abbott Elementary’, ‘American Auto’

Do you think your work leaves something to be desired? Try to be a teacher in chronically underfunded Philadelphia Abbott Elementary Schoolor put out corporate trash fires in the Detroit-based company’s mercenary executive offices American car. These workplace sitcoms (on ABC and NBC, respectively) couldn’t be more socioeconomically different, but each humorously shines a light […]

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This Day in History – January 2 – Hijinx, humor and insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present “This Day In History” column by Gary Jenneke. You can read the original at Gary’s Blog THIS DAY IN HISTORY – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique take on the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… JANUARY 2 *** 1791 – Big Bottom Massacre. […]

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Do you like toilet humor? Visit the Museum of Historic Sanitary Objects

If things like toilets and pistons tickle your fancy, then Klo and So’s Museum of Historic Sanitary Objects is definitely for you. Sanitary objects such as toilets are essential in our daily life; we cannot live or imagine our life without them. It is therefore important to know their history and how sanitary objects have […]

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Texas police chief uses humor to connect with community

When a shoplifter steals dandruff shampoo from a local store or a motorist is arrested on multiple felony charges, Lytle Police Chief Richard “Richey” Priest keeps his community informed with a wry humor and folksy, unassuming demeanor. For at least 10 years, Priest has published weekly written reports summarizing crimes, arrests and traffic stops in […]

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Mameve Medwed, who filled her novels with humor and grief, dies at 79

Seven novels filled with humor and heartbreak have made Ms Medwed an author readers have turned to for pleasure – and to remember what life was like in both her adopted Cambridge home and her Maine hometown. An enthusiastic and encouraging writing teacher who also wrote reviews and essays, Ms Medwed was 79 when she […]

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Mameve Medwed, novelist with “irrepressible sense of humor”, dies at 79

Ms Medwed, a critic and essayist whose seven witty novels included ‘Mail’ and ‘How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life’, died at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln on Sunday from metastatic lung cancer. She was 79 and had lived for many years in Cambridge, the home of many of her fictional characters. “It’s a […]

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Lytle Police Chief Uses Humor To Connect With Community

When a shoplifter steals dandruff shampoo from a local store or a motorist is arrested for multiple misdemeanors, Lytle Police Chief Richard “Richey” Priest keeps his community informed with wry humor and folkloristic and unpretentious behavior. For at least 10 years, Priest has published weekly written reports recapping crimes, arrests and traffic stops in his […]

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Celia Rivenbark’s Holiday Humor: Your Guide to These Confusing Party Dress Rules

It’s the holidays and now that we’re (mostly) back to face-to-face gatherings, it’s time to revisit those confusing dress code instructions. What is the beach casual about? Or a creative black tie? Or business casual or cocktail attire or, uh, sporty casual? I have no idea. What? Did you think it was going to be […]

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“Don’t Look Up” doesn’t sacrifice humor or characters to send a strong message – The Vanderbilt Hustler

Have you ever wanted a movie that combines comedy, apocalyptic terror, capitalist corruption and Leo DiCaprio? Do not look any further. Or rather, don’t look up! Adam McKay goes without an effort in his latest satire, seamlessly fusing hard-hitting critiques of modern American society and politics with touches of black, dry humor. The reviews (and […]

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How Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’s humor helped save the franchise 10 years ago

In a cinematic landscape where superheroes dominate the box office, the genre of high-flying action/spy franchises that once numbered a dozen in the 90s and early 2000s have slowly begun to fade from view. public consciousness. Sure, Hollywood keeps churning out one-off action star vehicles and sci-fi epics, but true spy-action franchises are dying out: […]

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Drunk Robots Brings New Era of Humor and Ultraviolence with NFT Game

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have become one of the most important use cases in the cryptocurrency industry. Even though it launched in 2016, it only became popular this bullish season after a digital artist known as Beeple sold his digital art for $ 69 million, making headlines around the world. and giving the NFT market much […]

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Author Robb Lightfoot seeks humor in life, writes – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – Chico author and educator Robb Lightfoot prides himself on being able to find humor in everything. Lightfoot was recently honored in an anthology by Erma Bombeck published last month for her essay in a book titled “Sisters! Bonded by Love and Laughter” which highlights humorous and heartwarming stories about sisters and kindred spirits, […]

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This Day in History – December 14 – Hijinx, humor and insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present “This Day In History” column by Gary Jenneke. You can read the original at Gary’s Blog THIS DAY IN HISTORY – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique take on the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… DECEMBER 14 *** 1702 – Revenge of the […]

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The comedy duo’s Maine humor inspired by both Tim Sample and weed

Correction: An earlier version of this Ian Stuart name misspelled in a photo caption. This has been corrected. PORTLAND, Maine – When the camera fades, there they are, facing the lens. The taller of the two men sports a messy beard and bulging eyes. The little guy smirks, waving his hand in a wide arc […]

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Musical numbers meet humor and nostalgia in “A Christmas Story”

Columbus Children’s Theatre’s charming full-scale production of “A Christmas Story: The Musical” at Lincoln Theater maintains the main plot points and original spirit of the beloved 1983 film while adding a sparkling touch of whimsy. . Together in a small town in northern Indiana set in the 1940s, and based on essays by storyteller Jean […]

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Humor: what you should have done instead of studying for your final | Special sections

Set those textbooks and notebooks on fire as you literally do more than study. WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF UNSPLASH 1. Train Who needs good grades when you have the body of a god? Smoke emissions do not need a job related to their field of study. Go to Instagram and earn money as Human Adonis. […]

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Actress Sharon Simon uses humor to heal | Maintenance | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

Self-proclaimed jack-of-all-trades with a comedy of its own, New York comedian Sharon Simon made her comedy debut as a young girl when she auditioned and appeared in a skit on “Saturday Night Live” In the 1980’s. “I absolutely loved it,” said Simon. “I was the kind of kid who rummaged through my parents’ laundry bag, […]

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“Don’t Look Up” review: broad humor undermines the satire of a country in denial

In Mimi Leder’s highly entertaining but incredibly melodramatic 1998 sci-fi disaster film “Deep Impact”, the world learns that an extinction-level comet is about to crash into Earth and cause potentially the extinction of all life as we know it. ‘Don’t look up’: 2.5 out of 4 CST_ CST_ CST_ CST_ CST_ CST_ CST_ CST_ Here’s […]

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‘When Harry Met Rehab’ review: Play has emotion, humor and wisdom to make a difference

Harry and his friends spend every evening in rehab watching reruns of “Cheers.” At first, the confusing ritual seems to trigger painful memories or elicit a desire to slip away for a quick hit or two. But in “When Harry Met Rehab,” a simple but charming play that is now world premiering at the Greenhouse […]

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Factbox: The humor of the late Senator Bob Dole

Former Senator and former presidential candidate Bob Dole (L) sits with former President George Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush (R) during the second night of the 2004 Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden of New York, August 31, 2004. REUTERS / Gary Hershorn / File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access […]

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Joe Pera and the surprising pleasures of mild humor

It displays the serious manner and sense of wonder that most people lose in adolescence. It’s tempting to conclude that her character is a stunt, a piece of performance art in the tradition of Andy Kaufman. Some fans probably enjoy his work as some sort of tongue-in-cheek farce on the comedy itself. And he certainly […]

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Scientists capture the first emergence of humor in children

Young children’s ability to laugh and crack jokes has been mapped by age for the first time using data from a new study of nearly 700 children from birth to 4 years old, from around the world. The findings, led by University of Bristol researchers and published in Behavioral research methodsidentifies the earliest age when […]

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Always use humor to get through the day – Orange County Register

It is about choosing and choosing everything that feeds us. Are you still having fun? Do you love spending your hours? See relatives? Practice? When I hear someone say thank God it’s Friday, I think they hate their job. When they shout thank God it’s Monday, I imagine they hate their spouse. How about just […]

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How New Zealand has used humor to diversify its policy

Every year, American police kill around 1,000 people. By comparison, New Zealand police officers kill, on average, around eight people per decade. Even if you adjust for differences in population size, the gap in police violence is staggering. If American officers killed at the same per capita rate as those in New Zealand, about 50 […]

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Review: Hayes Carll tackles serious subjects with a funny humor

Troubadour Hayes Carll’s humor is doing well, and amusing observations fill his new album, “You Get It All,” serving as a counterweight to the serious subject matter he tackles. Through STEVEN WINEAssociated Press October 26, 2021, 5:36 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article “You Get It All”, Hayes Carll […]

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MCLA Student Charged With Threats Says It Was Just “Dark Humor” | criminality

NORTH ADAMS – A Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts student has been arrested and banned from campus after police said he made threats on social media targeting residences, prompting a brief lockdown. But the student said the remarks were an attempt at “black humor,” according to court documents. Joseph Caso, 18, of Selden, NY, posted […]

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HART: The death of humor, stifled under the grim PC standards of the left

Ron Hart, a libertarian columnist humorist, worked at Goldman Sachs and is an award-winning author and TV / radio commentator. He can be contacted at [email protected], or visit www.RonaldHart.com. “When humor goes, so does civilization.” – Erma Bombeck On his deathbed, comedic actor Jack Lemmon popularized the saying: “To die is easy, comedy is difficult.” […]

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Hart: Death of humor – stifled under grim leftist PC standards

“When humor goes, so does civilization.” – Erma Bombeck On his deathbed, comedic actor Jack Lemmon popularized the saying “To die is easy, comedy is difficult”. He would have no idea how difficult comedy would become in the 2021 Orwellian world of PC policing, left-wing social media, and millennials who have learned to be perpetually […]

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Celia Rivenbark’s weekend humor: the joy (and implications) of owning a big-screen TV

Duh Hubby’s slightly older single friend “Otis” had a surprising reaction when Duh told him that after years of begging and I insisted that our living room look like a sports bar, I told him. presented the big television of his dreams. for his recent birthday ends in 0. Duh was excited about the Red […]

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Humor brightens the day of every game warden

People working in wildlife law enforcement see some pretty serious and sometimes ugly violations. But on the other hand, every once in a while there’s an incident or two that makes even the oldest gamekeeper smile. I thought I would recount a few of these for your enjoyment. Take, for example, an incident that happened […]

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Some Seattle restaurateurs channel anti-vaccine anger into humor; others fear the consequences

In the few weeks since more than 100 Seattle-area restaurants began announcing policies requiring customers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an outbreak of online trolls has attacked, using criticism One-star Yelp and Google for trying to threaten or destroy businesses. A few Seattle restaurateurs are fighting back using two of the best tools they have […]

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‘Reservation Dogs’ uses humor, not magic, to evoke Indigenous culture

Even with Waititi’s influence, Harjo was surprised at how quickly he sold out. He said that in the past he had failed projects because white executives didn’t believe he could find enough native talent to make it happen. Harjo knew better. “Our communities are filled with amazing talented people,” he said. “But we are the […]

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The 6 best photographic humor videos that still stand in 2021

The Internet is a strange and wonderful place. While there are many tutorials on how to become a better photographer or which gear is better than the other, sometimes you just need to have a little fun. So, after many years of watching YouTube photography videos under my belt, there are a few that have […]

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Matthias Schweighöfer reveals the trick behind his humor in Army Of The Dead

To help them prepare for their physically intense roles in “Army of the Dead,” Dave Bautista and his company trained with the Navy SEALs to learn how to wield the heavy weapons used in the film. The training was a bit different for Matthias Schweighöfer, however, and he thanks Snyder for the idea that created […]

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Steve Israel disarms gun control with humor at Glen Head | Herald Community Newspapers

As an eight-term U.S. Representative, Steve Israel spent countless hours at Long Island town halls. The former congressman, who served New York’s 3rd congressional district from 2001 to 2017, found himself in a similar position last Thursday, except instead of answering questions about local politics, he spoke to an audience about his latest book, “Big […]