[Author’s Note: This is my most popular blog post.] When you think of humorous poetry, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Did you say limericks? More than likely you did. Think a little harder. There are many poets that have written poems that: Many poets, like Silverstein or Dahl have written poemsContinue reading “Funny Friday: Humorous Poems”
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Funny Friday-You Don’t Know How Much You’ve Got Left Till’ it’s Gone
Sound familiar? That’s my very loose paraphrase of a Joni Mitchell lyric. It came to me the other day (Sunday-but that really doesn’t matter) when I ran out of sriracha. I knew I needed more earlier, but I thought I could manage a few more weeks. And it was going great. Every time I usedContinue reading “Funny Friday-You Don’t Know How Much You’ve Got Left Till’ it’s Gone”
Last week I gave a challenge to say the alphabet backwards: Fun Friday Need help? Let me know. What is the funniest answer you ever put on a test? I saw this this example years ago, and it always makes me laugh. In college, I used to sign my tests with a coffee ring. ItContinue reading “Funny Friday”
Quick! Say something funny. No pressure, right? Humor can be spontaneous or crafted. Either method will result in something. Notice that I didn’t say ‘something funny.’ Humor is so subjective, as I talked about here: Humor/Humour I have been approaching different book bloggers to do drum up exposure for my books. Some of them haveContinue reading “Funny Friday”
Funny Friday: When Does This Become That?
I was sitting around one day…wondering…When does this become that? After various mullings, musings, flowcharts, and scientific calculations, I came up with: Did this answer my question? Not in the least. I am however perplexed by the magical floating table… -Leon Leon Stevens is a composer, artist, and author of two books (so far): LinesContinue reading “Funny Friday: When Does This Become That?”
Funny Friday: Lost in Translation
“Do or do not. There is no try.” Well said, Yoda. But how does that nugget of wisdom come across in different languages, I wondered. So I ran it through the translator into a different language and then took that translation and converted it back to English. “Do or do not. There is no try.”Continue reading “Funny Friday: Lost in Translation”
Funny Fridays – Is Science Fiction Funny?
Growing up, I was fascinated with space and science fiction (if you need a recap: Returning to Roots). Isaac Asimov had several short stories that had humorous endings or situations. But for sci-fi humor writing, Douglas Adams has to be the benchmark-although I do admit, the Hitchhiker series could have ended sooner than it did.Continue reading “Funny Fridays – Is Science Fiction Funny?”