Category: Humor

Things I find humorous. Most of these are true events.

A Phone Play in 1 (Short) Act

Since buying a house we’ve been getting an insane number of telemarketing calls. This is due to a) the house purchase being a public record available to anyone who wants to look up the...

But there is…isn’t there?

While in a Starbucks in Seattle (the Starbucks in fact) I overheard this bit of a conversation between a man and woman as they were leaving. The man had opened the door and the...

Sunny Side Up

From a 2002 New Yorker article: “When people talk about the need to modernize the American air-traffic-control system, this is, in large part, what they are referring to. Whenever a plane takes off, the...

A Phone Play, Scene: My Office

Does anyone ever pay attention to the first 10 seconds of a phone conversation? Today’s phone drama gives weight to my theory that people do not. Me: This is david. Dude: Yeah, uh, Mr....