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Federal Employees Nearly Riot in Back to Work Shopping

WASHINGTON DC – It was the most wonderful time of the year for teen aged children across the United States on Monday morning this week.  Thousands of furloughed non-essential government employees returned to work and permitted their high-school children to have the house to themselves for those precious 3 hours every weekday afternoon. Jan Johnson,...

Share the Gas

I'm trying to spend a bit more time working on Two Liners. With the record cold this week this segment was easy.

S.T.E.M. is Out – Applied Social Outrage is In

BERKLEY, CA – The University of California, Berkley, announced today a new program of study in its College of Letters and Sciences: Applied Social Outrage.  The new UC Berkley major will provide young privileged middle-class students with a method and focus for their outrage. “Our advantaged youth are becoming more and more agitated over issues...

The US Government – It’s Back for a Limited Time Only

WASHINGTON D.C. - Last Friday, the 25th of January, congress and the president came to an agreement and decided to open the federal government for a limited time only. That's right, unless congress and the president can come to an agreement on border security, the federal government will again, be put into cold storage.

Remember When – Media Employment

Another quick attempt at a recurring segment for a news broadcast. Basically a segment piece called Remember When? The reporter brings you down memory lane, but in the end ends up embarrassing him/herself, or the organization they represent.

Checkpoint Allendale

Papers please. You are about to enter the democratic socialist republic of my yard.

Allendale After Dark Vol. 6 Ep. 01

In which we are welcomed to The Great White North...

Where Are They Now? – King Moonracer

This could be fun to turn into a recurring segment on a news type show. ?I submitted it as an audition for a writer slot on a local comedy night. We shall see.

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses…

I've really got to make more of an effort to post more of what I write. This is a little thing I threw together on a train ride from Chicago to Grand Rapids. It's fun and light hearted. Hope you enjoy it.

NFL Addresses Head First Hits

With the start of the NFL season, the National Football League has modified the rules related to hits with the head and helmet.  Players are no longer allowed to lead with the head. There is a decided hope by the league that this will lead to fewer concussions.  Furthermore there is a decided hope by Americans that the NFL will...