Posts Tagged ‘humor’

Praise the Lord and Send Me the Money

July 5, 2020

“Praise the Lord and Send Me the Money,” written by Hugh Moffatt, recorded by Bobby Bare, 1982.

Bobby Bare website

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Gymnopédies

June 5, 2020

Gymnopédies d’Erik Satie, réalisées par des chats et des animaux de basse-cour. Une vidéo de Florent Ghys.

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COVID-19: An Important Message

April 22, 2020

COVID-19: An Important Message

Important Public Health Announcement: “Flatten the Curve” does not mean “Wear Spanx.”

More:

“Flattening the Coronavirus Curve,” Siobhan Roberts, New York Times

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Social Distancing is Nothing to Sneeze At

April 22, 2020

Dinner table social distancing, as practiced by Joseph Herscher.

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Have a Heavenly Easter. Stay the Hell Home.

April 10, 2020

Holiday greetings from Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian.

Footnote: Matthew 6:5-6 KJV.

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Replying to spam

March 16, 2020

Nobody replies to spam except the gullible — and James Veitch.

James Veitch website

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Christmastime For the Jews

December 25, 2019

“Christmastime for the Jews,” a Robert Smigel stop-action animation featuring the voice of Darlene Love in a “Wall of Sound” production, from a  2005 Saturday Night Live episode (lyrics here).

Gut yom tov to all, and to all a good night.

Related:

“Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas,” Adam Chandler, The Atlantic

“Google offers proof: People really do love to eat Chinese food on Christmas,” Roberto A. Ferdman, Washington Post

“The War on Jewish Christmas must be stopped,” Daniel W. Drezner,Washington Post

“Are Jews Doomed to Lose the War on Jewish Christmas?” Paul Waldman, The American Prospect

“Why ‘Jewish Christmas’ (Movies and Chinese Food) is Going Mainstream,”  Sarah Seltzer, Flavorwire

“Fa-La-La-L’Chaim: Why It’s Okay For Jews to Celebrate Christmas,”
Charlotte Alter, TIME

“Holy Night: The little-known Jewish holiday of Christmas Eve. Seriously.” Benyamin Cohen, Slate

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The Santa Claus Boogie

December 24, 2019

“The Santa Claus Boogie,” written by Steve Ripley and performed by him with his group, The Tractors. Video directed by Michael McNamara.

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SOS

October 12, 2019

“SOS,” written and performed by Rick Moranis. Banjo: Jason Mercer.

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Why are you honking?

September 12, 2019

“Why are you honking?” A Gothamist video directed by Jeff Seal, shot by the Libbey Brothers, with music by Billy White.

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