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Birds Aren’t Real Isn’t Real

How the joke ‘conspiracy’ Birds Aren’t Real became a real conspiracy about a fake conspiracy. 14 April 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News Backstory: Birds Aren’t…

The Fan that Would Not Stop

No one listens anymore. I said no one listens anymore. To anything. Hell, you won’t even bother to read this tale of woe about no one listening anymore….

Woman convicted for using joke website to try to have ex-husband killed

Bob Innes He set the (clearly) gag-website up in 2005 to test website security, and has received around 650 to 700 contact requests. Screenshots from rentahitman.com  26 November…

Sample: He Said, She Said – ‘(Bitter) Sweet Revenge)’

17 September 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media ‘He Said, She Said’ – An engaging and humorous collection of Studs Terkel-style tales of faith, love, life, and…

Dorothy Parker Finally Gets a Final Resting Place, 54 Years Late

Photo: Cropped – David Dee Delgado for The New York Times (original below) | With additional photos, quotes and video The beloved author wrote many witty epitaphs but…

He Said, She Said: Tales of Life, Lust and Love

22 August 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media There’ll be peace without end Ev’ry neighbor a friend With ev’ry man a King (Castro Carazo / Huey P….

Excerpt: Taliban Code of Conduct

Photo: James Porteous 13 August 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Call it ‘gallows humour.’ Or simply bad taste. But let’s not pretend that soldiers don’t need…

Obituary: Jackie Mason – Comedian (93)

Photo: FILE – Actor/comedian Jackie Mason stands beside a bus displaying a sign advertising his TV show, 1992. Mason, a rabbi-turned-jokester whose feisty brand of standup comedy got…

‘Inanimate occupants’ Zohar and Helga to be sacrificed in mission to the moon

Photo: NASA will send three inanimate occupants, like this one, to the moon on Artemis I to help measure radiation and vibration. Photo courtesy of NASA 24 June…

Caption of the Day

Headline: ‘Galápagos tortoise found alive revealed as species thought extinct 100 years ago’ Oh dear. Robots can be so troublesome #news360 #DominicCummings #truthfiction

‘Don’t Forget The Driver’ Series 2 Cancelled

Toby Jones: “We had the second series of Don’t Forget The Driver written, it was all there. And Covid ate it.” 14 May 2021 | Jay Richardson |…

Martin Scorsese’s ‘SCTV’ Reunion Doc Is Sleeping, Not Dead

The director’s “other production commitments” have superseded ‘An Afternoon with SCTV’ 13 May 2021 |  Calum Slingerland | Exclaim Following reports that Martin Scorsese‘s long-awaited SCTV documentary for Netflix had been shelved, it has…

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