Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

“The chaplain had sinned, and it was good. Common sense told him that telling lies and defecting from duty were sins. On the other hand, everyone knew that sin was evil and that no good could come from evil. But he did feel good; he felt positively marvelous. Consequently, it followed logically that telling lies and defecting from duty could not be sins. The chaplain had mastered, in a moment of divine intuition, the handy technique of protective rationalization, and he was exhilarated by his discovery. It was miraculous.”

March 14, 2018

Heller, Joseph. Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition (p. 417). Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.

“Many people think you played the role of Dirty Harry, but you actually played the role of his assistant, Steve.” David Letterman to Clint Eastwood

March 1, 2018

“Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.”

February 14, 2018

Heller, Joseph. Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition (p. 82). Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.

December 29, 2017

Just discovered this blog today, a means for following barf-inducing outbreaks of disease throughout the world.

Some recent stories:

A Mancini New Year Festivity – – Posted on December 29, 2017 by Robert Mancini

Multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections (STEC O157:H7) in 13 states

Minnesota food plant worker gets jail time for contaminating chicken

“In the heat of battle my father wove a tapestry of obscenities that as far as we know is still hanging in space over Lake Michigan.”

December 23, 2017

One of my favorite quotes from “A Christmas Story,” which last night I enjoyed watching yet again, this time with my parents, my younger brother, and his wife.