Are You Troubled by People Who Blather on Their Cell Phones in Public?

Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Cell Phone Echolalia may be spreading! I propose a new medical condition, which I’m calling Cell Phone Echolalia. Cell phone echolalia causes the sufferer to repeat everything a … Read more

Fun with Telemarketers

Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Crowd sourced strategies for dealing with telemarketers After wasting five minutes of my life that I’ll never get back again trying to politely get rid of the slick-talking … Read more

Lost Journal: Seeking Contenders for Nobel Prize in Annoyance Avoidance

Buy your copy of "Lost Journal - the Book" at www.timmollen.com.Each Lost Journal column is a journal entry written in retrospect. In other words, Mollen chooses a different day from his past, and writes about it as though it were today. The date may be last week, Halloween 1980, or the day he was born (May 4, 1969). Some of you may be asking, “But how would he have been able to write a journal entry on the day he was born?” To you he says: “Lighten up. It’s a humor column.” Mollen is a nationally syndicated columnist and actor, and he is available as a speaker on writing and humor.
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Journal entry: May 22, 2011 (age 42) – Annoyance Avoidance As technology races forward, there are some pesky societal annoyance problems that the scientific community could solve with … Read more

Airline Passengers! Do You Have a Right to Recline?

Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Or, is right to recline on an airline on the decline? It’s called the Knee Defender. But I prefer to think of it as the Schmuck Identifier. It … Read more

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