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I Have Assembled the Tree and Am Gazing Morosely at the Decorations

December 7, 2012 by

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I have been having a minor failure in sleep lately. I am working on it… If you accept ‘working on it’ as ‘grumbling about it, occasionally drugging myself, and contemplating in a not particularly directional way talking to my doctor about the headaches that have still not gone away’. It has a sort of interesting […]

My Past Self is a Sadistic Reprobate

November 20, 2012 by

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Paul S: I’ve made four attempts to build this next hinge. Me: How’s it going? Paul S: …I’ve made four attempts to build this next hinge. I wrote a bunch of stuff while I was sick and now I’m not sure what to do with it. Some of it’s kind of at a higher emotional […]

Seven Bar Jokes Involving Grammar and Punctuation

November 8, 2012 by

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1. A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a drink and then leaves. 2. A dangling modifier walks into a bar. After finishing a drink, the bartender asks it to leave. 3. A question mark walks into a bar? 4. Two quotation marks “walk into” a bar. 5. A gerund and an infinitive […]

This is Not a Pun*

August 7, 2012 by

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New theory. Disney isn’t made of happiness or bluebirds or terrifyingly peppy smiles. It’s made of puns. All the puns came together and they formed Disneyland. And I was a leetle bit afraid. * I was going to pun. I was. I confess. But then, I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. I went […]

One Wizard Chunk, Two Wizards Parts, Three… Now it Sounds Like I’m Dismembering Someone

April 20, 2012 by

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So I’ve written enough of Wizards now that it’s a bit unwieldy to think of it as a single whole. But it doesn’t seem to break into chapters sensibly. I’ve been calling paired scenes ‘chapters’ but they’re not. They’re just two scenes. Which becomes particularly obvious when a conversation breaks off in a scene in […]

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