Category Archives: Humor

Tumblr Du Jour: PopSonnet

Eddie Pensier writes: From PopSonnet, whose author recasts well-known songs in Shakespearean iambic pentameter. Link via Maggie McNeill.

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Five Things I Learned From Watching 37 Episodes Of “Yes, Minister”

Eddie Pensier writes: Illness has struck the Pensiers: at least two members of our household have spent the last six days walking around in various states of poor health. To fill up the gaping maw of daylight hours while I … Continue reading

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Diagram Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Pretty much. By Courtisane. Link thanks to Andrew Langer.

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The Mike Tyson Mysteries

Eddie Pensier writes: From our good friend Raymond Padilla of RPAD.TV, comes this epic trailer of the upcoming Adult Swim series. Your reaction will probably fall into one of two general categories: a) This is a harbinger of the downfall … Continue reading

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Cartoon Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Via Eddie Pensier, I had this particular strip tacked up on my desk for years.

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Choose Your Own Caption

Eddie Pensier writes: Dearest readers, do kindly take a long, appraising look at the recently revealed opening ceremony uniforms for Scotland’s Commonwealth Games athletes. Observe what has been done to this group of fit, attractive young people. Let it sink in. … Continue reading

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Emergency Laughter Archive

Eddie Pensier writes: The past week has been an unpleasant one around Rancho Pensier. I found myself needing cheer and laughter in large quantities. I had no choice but to turn to that cache of fail-safe funny things that never fail … Continue reading

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