Muscle Beach Memoirs

Muscle Beach Memoirs
Stephen Barone lives in Milwaukie, OR. When he isn't writing, he works as a special education teacher. His work has been featured in The Hunger Journal, Wilderness House Literary Review, the Commonline Journal and others.
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Memoirs of bullies and summer pools in the days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. We knew we were dealing with a different kind of animal when he caused … Read more

How Congress Spent Their Summer Vacation

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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Alert! Alert! Residents should remain on the lookout for male and female politicians walking the streets disguised as normal citizens on summer vacation. Alert! Alert! This is a … Read more

How to Survive Your Summer Vacation

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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The summer vacation is a time-honored testament to all that is right about America. And often, not less than a little of what is wrong. We look forward … Read more

How They Spent Their Summer Vacation

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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Exclusive report: What our elected representatives did for summer vacation! And so we bid a hearty “Welcome Back” to our elected representatives, as they reluctantly trudge back to … Read more

Observations on an Italian Summer Sojourn

Observations on an Italian Summer Sojourn
Howard Zaharoff reads (a lot), writes (mostly humor), teaches (occasionally) and practices law (doesn't everyone?). He is the author of "Stump Your Lawyer!" (Chronicle 2007), and his work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Amazing Stories, Computerworld, The Journal of Irreproducible Results, The Annals of Improbable Research and the books Growing Up Jewish (Penguin 1987) and Sex As a Heap of Malfunctioning Rubble (and Further Improbabilities) (Workman 1993), among other places.
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We survived our Italian summer – it was tough, but someone’s got to do it! It’s hard to learn even the most basic tourist phrases of another language … Read more

Lost Journal: Babysitter Could Child-Care Less

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: July 9, 1980 (age 11) – Babysitter Up until this summer, my 12-year-old brother, Dan, and I have had pretty good luck with our parents’ choice … Read more

The Two Tooth Advantage

The New York Times says Emmy-nominated comedian and writer Will Durst “is quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.” The Humor Times says "Durst is the Sage of Satire, the Learned Lampooner, the King of Political Satire!" Check his website for upcoming stand-up performance dates. Will's books, including Elect to Laugh! A Hilarious, Common Sense Guide to American Politics are available at Amazon and better bookstores all over this great land of ours. From Ulysses Press.
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Labor Day: This holiday is for you The plume of a great doom now looms. Talking about that wonderfully hideous first Monday in September — Labor Day. Yeah, … Read more

Marco Polo Pool Game Cause of Numerous Deaths in Orlando

Marco Polo Pool Game Cause of Numerous Deaths in Orlando
P. Beckert's is one voice vying for frequency room at the top of the opinion dial.Angered and bewildered by many of today’s events, P. Beckert uses humor as a tool to fightan onslaught of stupidity and ignorance that seems to permeate the airwaves and pollute the sensitivities of a once-brilliant nation. If you like her posts, become a follower and leave a comment. And don't forget to share on Facebook, Twitter and other social accounts! Syndicated from her I Said Laugh, Dammit blog.

The children’s pool game, Marco Polo, is dangerously annoying. Joseph Puerile, 84, was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. The cause of … Read more

Lost Journal: A Chance to Join the Boys of Summer

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: July 3, 1977 (age 8) – Boys of Summer For an 8-year-old, there is grave fear attached to some states of being, such as “separated from … Read more

Pot and Bongo Festival Expected to Draw Huge Crowds

Pot and Bongo Festival Expected to Draw Huge Crowds
P. Beckert's is one voice vying for frequency room at the top of the opinion dial.Angered and bewildered by many of today’s events, P. Beckert uses humor as a tool to fightan onslaught of stupidity and ignorance that seems to permeate the airwaves and pollute the sensitivities of a once-brilliant nation. If you like her posts, become a follower and leave a comment. And don't forget to share on Facebook, Twitter and other social accounts! Syndicated from her I Said Laugh, Dammit blog.

“Green” festivals have whole new meaning in pot legalization era The First Annual “Pot and Bongo Festival,” to be held this year, is expected to draw huge crowds … Read more

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