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Mel Brooks

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One of the few to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, and a Grammy, Mel Brooks is an American writer, comedian, actor and producer. The American Film Institute has listed three Brooks films, ‘Blazing Saddles’, ‘The Producers’, and ‘Young Frankenstein’, among the funniest of all American films. He recently updated […]

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Roy Blount Jr.

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An American writer and humorist, Roy Blount Jr. is also an actor, reporter, and musician with the “Rock Bottom Remainders,” a rock band composed entirely of his fellow writers including Steven King, Dave Barry, Matt Groening and Amy Tan. He is featured regularly as a panelist on the NPR news & comedy […]

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Yogi Berra

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Lawrence “Yogi” Berra is a former Major League Baseball player and manager, whose fractured use of the English language gave rise to the term, ‘yogism’. He quit school in the eighth grade, and has simultaneously denied and confirmed his reputation for malapropisms by stating, “I never said half the things I […]

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Woody Allen

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A three-time Academy Award-winning American film writer and director, actor, jazz musician, fiction writer and essayist, comedian, and playwright, Woody Allen is the quintessential auteur, serving as director, screenwriter and star of most of his films.  His large body of work, which mixes humor, wit, and cerebral satire, has made him […]

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Scott Adams

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Scott Adams, the cartoonist whose social commentary largely focuses on the world of corporate management, is best known as the creator of the comic strip “Dilbert.” Adams is no stranger to the business world. He earned a four-year degree in economics from Hartwick College and an MBA business management degree from the […]

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Lane Olinghouse

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From the pen of Lane Olinghouse, who seems to be best known for quotes like this one…

“Remember when atmospheric contaminants were romantically called stardust?”

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– Lane Olinghouse

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Mark Twain

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Many a city could vie for the distinction that Manchester, England held for Mr. Clemens… a place to retire and gaze out at the tranquil view of green pastures.

“I would like to live in Manchester, England. The transition between Manchester and death would be unnoticeable.”

– Mark Twain (1835-1910)

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Caryl Rivers

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From Caryl Rivers, author of numerous works on gender, culture and family issues…

“He knew he’d have to go to Disney World eventually. It’s middle-class America’s version of a pilgrimage to Mecca.  Every family that can scrape up the cash must make the long and arduous journey to a shrine peopled with more minor deities than […]

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From Caryl Rivers, author of numerous works on gender, culture and family issues…

“He knew he’d have to go to Disney World eventually. It’s middle-class America’s version of a pilgrimage to Mecca.  Every family that can scrape up the cash must make the long and arduous journey to a shrine peopled with more minor deities than […]

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Trevor Fishlock

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We who reside in the rest of Minnesota, which the media refers to as “Greater Minnesota,” (for obvious reasons to my mind), further shorten up Minneapolis and St. Paul and refer to the Twin Cities simply as “The Cities.” We are united with the people of “the Cities” in our belief that while brief visits […]

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Kurt Vonnegut

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.          Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut wrote novels, short stories and essays. On a personal note, Bonnett and I have read most all his works and found them to be bitingly funny and poignant commentaries on hypocrisy in a multitude of political, social and personal of guises.

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Garrison Keillor

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Garrison Kiellor –  Prairie Home Companion Host

Both Bonnett and I first listened to Garrison Kiellor’s morning radio while getting ready for our day of high school in Little Falls, Minnesota. It was aired starting in 1969 on Minnesota Public Radio and broadcast from St. Johns University in Collegeville, MN. In […]

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Scott Adams

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Scott Adams

Scott Adams, the cartoonist whose social commentary largely focuses on the world of corporate management, is best known as the creator of the comic strip “Dilbert.” Adams is no stranger to the business world. He earned a four-year degree in economics from Hartwick College […]

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Yogi Berra

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Yogi Berra

Lawrence “Yogi” Berra is a former Major League Baseball player and manager, whose fractured use of the English language gave rise to the term, ‘yogism’. He quit school in the eighth grade, and has simultaneously denied and confirmed his reputation for malapropisms by stating, “I never said […]

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Unknown

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I saw a woman wearing a sweat shirt with “Guess” on it…so I said “Implants?”

– Unknown

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Groucho Marx

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“I’ve had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn’t it.”

– Groucho Marx

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Jack Handey

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“The face of a child can say it all, especially the mouth part of the face.”

– Jack Handey

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