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Bo Obama Receives Visiting Dognitaries From Furuguay | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"This Onion story was probably the funnest thing in the world to write." -Steve Murray
dogs  humor 
january 2013 by conner
Campaign Promises - Lapham’s Quarterly
"In the first place, I admit that I treed a rheumatic grandfather of mine in the winter of 1850. He was old and inexpert in climbing trees, but with the heartless brutality that is characteristic of me, I ran him out of the front door in his nightshirt at the point of a shotgun and caused him to bowl up a maple tree, where he remained all night, while I emptied shot into his legs. I did this because he snored. I will do it again if I ever have another grandfather."
humor  writing  amazing 
december 2012 by conner
The AP Style Guide to Election Cliches - ComPost - The Washington Post
"pressing the flesh — the AP says “shaking hands” is better, but that is only because the AP has never heard the phrase “rubbing meat-mitts” or “slapping the wrist-salamander.”"
AND
"veepstakes — something used to put the roving, unquiet souls of veeps to rest, generally in combination with garlic."
journalism  elections  language  humor 
august 2012 by conner
Marty Smith - The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook
"Place the casserole dish in a cold oven. Place a chair facing the oven and sit in it forever."
humor  writing  amusing 
december 2011 by conner

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