Category Archives: humor

Yes, And

The more I get to know the guys from The Skinny Improv here in downtown Springfield, the more I keep hearing the phrase “Yes, And.” Tyler Snodgrass first mentioned it to me at Rob Hunt‘s birthday party, while explaining some … Continue reading

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A Bad Day for Jesus

Following is an imagined conversation between God the Father, and Jesus the Son on May 21, 2011: Father: It’s time, my Son. Jesus: Time for what now? Father: It’s May 21, 2011. Time for the Rapture. You know… Judgment Day. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Terrible Ideas for a Themed Party

Lately I’ve been astounded by the sheer ubiquity of the “Themed Party”, to the point where it’s become unthinkable to have a party without a zany theme. So as you’re planning your next shin-dig, allow me to help steer you … Continue reading

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Bridezilla of Christ

I’ve had weddings on the brain lately. Mainly, because four couple-friends of mine recently asked me to marry them. But also because two new bridal shops just opened on the same block as the print shop where I work (in … Continue reading

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Green, Green Grass

If I’m unemployed, I just want a job.
If I’ve got a job, I just want a better job. Continue reading

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Retail Nation

To read the answers, just highlight the space between the brackets Where can you buy… modern gadgets for navigating Himalayan high-roads?[The Sherpa Image] trendy furniture AND Powerball tickets[Lottery Barn] accessories for fire stations?[Brass Pole Shops] a narrow assortment of tribal … Continue reading

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The Office: Beauty is in the Eye of the Boss

NBC’s The Office“Business School”Episode 3017 | Season 3 | 02/15/2007 Abridged Synopsis: Roy stops by Pam’s desk to let her know how excited he is to see her art show. She reminds him that it’s just a small show being … Continue reading

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If Socrates Were to Start a Band…

Before I forget, I want to list some of the band-name ideas that have arisen from our intense-yet-meandering discussions at Socrates Cafe the last two Wednesdays. (Explanations are in parentheses.) Evil Cheeses (Kraft Singles and their connection to Big Tobacco.) … Continue reading

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My Super Bowl Prediction

Who do I think is going to win the Super Bowl? Let’s see… first of all, who’s playing? Oh, I remember. It’s Not-the-Chiefs vs. Not-the-Chiefs. I think it will be a tie.

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The Way, the Truth and the Life of the Party

This Sunday we begin our message series called “Eight Excuses to Party“. The title might sound a bit cheeky to you… as if I had finally taken the advice of one of my fellow leaders to market our Sunday morning … Continue reading

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