Funny Friday: Humorous Poems

[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”

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”

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?”