Category Archives: Strictly for bitter laughter

A life sentence followed by death, followed by…

I found this Times article mordantly funny. See what you think: He Argued Death Meant He’d Served His Life Sentence; the Judge Didn’t Buy It “Schreiber is either still alive, in which case he must remain in prison, or he … Continue reading

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Animal news: “Is it a crocodile?”

I mean. The location? Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, New York, New York. Here’s the headline to this West Side Rag story: Park Workers ‘Rescue’ Wayward 20-Pound Carp in Historic Bethesda Fountain; Passers-By Ask ‘Is It a Crocodile?’

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The uncivil war in Wall Street: an amusing juxtaposition

For those of you who don’t get the New York Times in hard copy, or who don’t read it because you read another major newspaper… Today’s op-ed pages offer a really kind of funny sort of debate between Paul Krugman, … Continue reading

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