16 posts tagged with humor by jonson.
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Linguistics Humor in The Simpsons

Heidi's Fourth Annual Simpsons Linguistic Jokes posting. Previously.
posted by jonson on Mar 17, 2008 - 38 comments

The Pied Marksman of Surrey

The Memorial Gardens in Surrey has a pigeon problem, and has hired a marksman to come to town & conduct a three year program of pigeon sniping to resolve the issue. The people of Surrey respond, via some of the funniest letters to the newspaper I've ever read (letters published at the bottom of the article).
posted by jonson on Dec 6, 2006 - 33 comments

Miscellaneous FAQs

How can I use a Barney Fife Impersonator at my next event? Do vasectomies prevent abductions? Where is the least painful spot? All these (and many more) questions answered at UsedFaqs, a round-up of the more bizarre frequently asked questions from all around the series of tubes.
posted by jonson on Aug 23, 2006 - 12 comments

Joel Stein on Videogame Porn

One week after publicly declaring his lack of support for our troops, LA Times columnist & professional nerd humorist Joel Stein comes out in favor of Grand Theft Auto's Hot Coffee mod, which has recently been the focus of a lawsuit brought by the city of Los Angeles against Rockstar Games, the makers of GTA. "Because if these teen computer geniuses are given the opportunity to unlock a video-game sex scene, then they'll be just one step away from breaking the code that allows them to type dirty words into Google."
posted by jonson on Jan 31, 2006 - 17 comments

That, of course, would be the giraffapig

What Would Tyler Durden Do is the latest home for Brendon, the one time head writer over at celebrity gossip sites thesuperficial.com & idontlikeyouinthatway.com (while his writing remains sharp & inventive, the domain names of the sites he writes for are getting longer & less original with each move). The usual content (updated several times daily) involves photographic embarassing invasions of celebrity privacy and absurdist writing.

Oh, I almost forgot - for the undoubtedly small percentage of the reading audience interested in watching Colin Farrel have sex with a playboy playmate, a digital copy of the illegal tape stolen from Farrel's house is the lead post on wwtdd.com currently.
posted by jonson on Jan 18, 2006 - 36 comments

Attacked by pygmies?

Not a particularly interesting person? Perhaps you'd be more interesting if you had been attacked by pygmies, or survived a fall from a 19 story building. But who has the time to actually HAVE crazy life threatening accidents. Now, you no longer need to.
posted by jonson on Nov 11, 2005 - 29 comments

T Day: Thanks for Nothing!

Thanksgiving: The Movie Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Flint Miller, and Dakota Fanning as Chastity Muffinhead.
posted by jonson on Nov 4, 2005 - 13 comments

It's not as good as the redneck video.

EXTREME quarter bouncing! (warning: embedded windows media video). The Michael Jordan of bouncing quarters into shotglasses, over lit zippos, off playing cards, across the length of the room, over other glasses, richocheting out of one glass & into the other, etc.
posted by jonson on Aug 14, 2005 - 30 comments

Them dukes!

The greatest video in the history of the internet... Warning: embedded quicktime, severe hillbilly imagery. Via
posted by jonson on Aug 13, 2005 - 97 comments

Where wings take dream!

The secret behind George W Bush's appeal to the majority of Americans has been revealed at last (warning: embedded quicktime video); it's all the work of his professional speechalist.
posted by jonson on Aug 12, 2005 - 57 comments

at least it's not another ad

Occasionally the folks at Snopes get asked to debunk some very unusual potential urban legends; questions so ridiculous you can only marvel at the motivation behind the asker's particular situation. Fortunately, they have collected and published the best of these questions online. found via
posted by jonson on Jul 30, 2005 - 39 comments

Silver Superstar?

You've got to admit, he does have some pretty nice medals.
posted by jonson on Aug 22, 2004 - 13 comments

In the world of design, we use color quite often

Extremely funny Quicktime interview with the designer who invented the Homeland Security Advisory System, "to let the general public know how close they were to dying".
posted by jonson on Mar 11, 2004 - 13 comments

Lieberman - For those who don't think Bush is Jewish enough.

Amusing/interesting transcript of Bill Moyer's recent interview with Jon Stewart concerning the Daily Show & the state of media's involvement in political discourse in America.
posted by jonson on Jul 14, 2003 - 30 comments

a log flume through your lower intestine?

Lost Disney Memo Found. McSweeney's posts a posthumously uncovered memo from the Disney board to Walt regarding his initial plans for a radically different "Disney-Land."
posted by jonson on Feb 20, 2003 - 22 comments

Modern Drunkard's Bar Signs

Bar Signs. Modern Drunkard has posted a handy guide for the alcoholic in us all, a set of gestures to communicate your needs when it's too loud to hear, or just because, as the site says, "when words come out, whiskey can't get in."
posted by jonson on Dec 16, 2002 - 21 comments

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