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Day 1477: You are not a fool of the cosmos

Last night, when my car inexplicably would not start,  I momentarily felt like a fool of the cosmos.

However, while I was waiting for the tow truck to arrive, I picked up this book … 237 more words

Personal Growth

You Can't Buy This Book

This magnificently-produced book is a work of both satire and parody.  It’s rude, it’s crude, it’s dead-on, and it’s hilarious.  It’s funny in the same ways… 375 more words

Oh Christmas Tree...

The quest for the perfect Christmas tree is fairly universal.

The definition of “perfect” differs from person to person. In our house you will find “straight”, “cheap”, and “big” as preferred adjectives. 345 more words


Merry Midweek Musings

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Solsbury Hill!

The Kitchen Sink

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (IMDb)

Something about this Vacation installment’s family Christmas/home for the holidays premise grounds and glues it together unlike any of the others, and puts it a step above. 51 more words

Today's Special


Sam Gross’s classic cartoon, first published, I believe, in The National Lampoon.


Too True To Be Good

I loved the National Lampoon when I was in college / the wilderness.  It was funny, irreverent, profane, and staffed by very talented humorists including P J O’Rourke.  26 more words

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