Monthly Archives: September 2014

How to Add Humor (for Writers, Teachers, Speakers) – Part Three

(Click here too read Part One) 4 Ways to Get a RISE Out of Your Audience In Part Two, we talked about how to find humor in big and little crises. In this final segment we’ll talk about how to … Continue reading

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How to Add Humor (for Writers, Teachers, Speakers) – Part Two

After How to Add Humor, Part One you’re probably thinking, “Yeah, yeah, humor helps us cope, humor is rooted in truth…very nice, Professor T, but show me the funny!”  Last time we focused on the what.  Now we’ll talk about … Continue reading

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How to Add Humor (for Writers, Teachers, Speakers) – Part One

If you’re anyone who has ever wanted to be witty—writer, preacher, teacher, politician or panhandler (sorry about the redundancy)—this article will help. Or I’ll refund every penny you’ve paid!

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Hilarious Hybrid Dog Names

Hybrid dogs are all the rage these days.  Plus hybrids save on gas.  (Many dogs run on pure methane.)  What’s not to like?  Here are my favorite combinations (yes, these are their real names): Bagle – Beagle + Basset Hound … Continue reading

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Dueling Masterpieces?

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Dear ISIS

Dear ISIS, or ISIL or Islamic State or whatever you’re calling yourselves this week, I’m just curious.  Is Allah really interested in having a nation of people who pretend to believe what you believe so that you won’t cut their … Continue reading

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Confession: I’m In Love With Another Woman

Today is the 29th anniversary of my marriage. Does that make it a bad time to tell the woman I married that I’m in love with someone else? An ex-friend once introduced his wife to the woman he was leaving … Continue reading

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