Category: Humor

News Headline: “Trump deals blow to pro-abortion NGOs.”

Which inspires Zay Smith to remark, “So on top everything else, he pushes drugs.” Zay Smith is Chicago’s top humorist, regularly dishing out  bon mots, insight, drollery, amusement and irony in his “QT” (Quick Takes) column. Another example from QT: We have seen the present, and it does not work January 31, 2017 2:21 pm | Zay Smith The British... Read more »

I've changed my mind; 2016 IS the worst year ever

In an earlier post, I ridiculed the pro and con assertions that 2016 was the worst year ever. I’ve changed my mind after reading humorist Dave Barry’s funny and insightful column, “Trump and the ‘hideous monstrosity’ that was 2016.” After reviewing previous “disturbing” years, he concludes: Yes, we’ve seen some weird years. But we’ve never... Read more »

Why lists do not matter

Literally moments after I posted a list (List of 10 states with the worst drivers), I encountered a post explaining why list do not matter. The post is found on “With both hands,” written by Pat Hickey, one of Chicago’s most astute (if not the most) bloggers. Called “Lists and Polls are for Donkeys -Jean... Read more »

23 riotous quotes from church bulletins

I can’t take credit for this either. It arrived  in my email. Even the faithful should get a kick of this. The’re Back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank God for the church ladies with typewriters.  These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services: The Fasting & Prayer Conference  includes meals.... Read more »