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My Favorite Political Joke

Are you ready for it? Here’s the joke:

“I’m about ready to punch A.J. Higgins.”

Ha ha ha! Ha ha! Ha! Ha!

Isn’t that just hilarious?

No?

No. There’s no joke in it. Jokes juxtapose two ideas in some unexpected way that jolts us and, in the case of a really good joke, makes us [...]

Puns: Awful, Except When Spoken By High Society Brits?

That seems to be the implicit conclusion of Joseph Tartakovsky, who writes an essay in today’s New York Times giving a belly-slam to people who drop puns… unless they are members of British upper-class society. Tartakovsky drops hoity Brit names like an Anglophile on speed in mumsy’s drawing room: P.G. Wodehouse, Countess Margot Asquith, Archbishop [...]

Ohio State-Michigan Wishes From God (Video)

God broadcasts a special message to the Michigan Wolverines as the Ohio State-Michigan football game gets ready for kickoff:

Will Michigan take Pascal’s Wager?

Take Pascal’s Wager: Send Me a Spatula (Video)

Are you familar with Pascal’s Wager?

You know, it’s that classic argument for bringing one’s body and pocketbook to a church: it’s best to worship God because the cost of doing so is relatively low even if God doesn’t exist, but if God does exist and you don’t worship him, then the cost of [...]

Take Pascal's Wager: Send Me a Spatula (Video)

Are you familar with Pascal’s Wager?

You know, it’s that classic argument for bringing one’s body and pocketbook to a church: it’s best to worship God because the cost of doing so is relatively low even if God doesn’t exist, but if God does exist and you don’t worship him, then the cost of [...]