Humor

Straight talk from a childless friend

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Photo by Usman Yousaf on Unsplash

Everyone acts like you’ve done something clever. It’s not exactly a mystery, you’ve just successfully completed the IKEA project that is BÄBI: insert Tab A into Slot B, then wait nine months. You don’t even need a little wrench.


POLITICS & RELIGION

Also, the day I found the magic political decoder ring and realized America was done for

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Save us all from Satan’s pow’r source… (WikiMedia Commons)

America is a dead country walking because conservative politics is literally inseparable from religion.


Humor | Satire | James Bond

Yo Beta, walk your low-T ass right outta here

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Photos from Unsplash by Philipp Pilz | Dušan veverkolog | Museums Victoria

“The message I have is a very simple one, it’s a bumper sticker: the era of the Pajama Boy is over January 20th and the Alpha Males are back.”


Contemplations

Ruminations on an ill-considered midnight snack

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Photo by Karina Tess on Unsplash


Extinction

Mother Nature has a history with unwanted residents

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Photo by Aditya Vyas on Unsplash


Humor | Politics

The tale of the preacher’s son, his wife, and the pool boy

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(Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash, with a slight modification by the author)

I wonder if we could define “moderate” as someone who just feels comfortable kink-shaming Jerry Falwell.


Humor

But I never expected it would take such a dark turn [very loosely based on a true story]

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My life out of balance… | Photo by Julie Werth


Humor

Sometimes a headline just catches you off guard

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Photo by Ben Wogl on Unsplash


Politics | Humor

I grew up hoping to be one some day, but I’m just not that crazy

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(Photo by Andre Hunter on Unsplash)

The years go by and you get too cynical to be an optimist, but when your eyes drift rightward you see a clownshow.


Pets and Humor

A kennel lawyer making the most of a dog’s life

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“I find opposing counsel’s arguments to be unpersuasive.” | Photo by the author

Sasha gets very frustrated with anyone or anything that gets in her way. Actually, it’s closer to personally offended that the universe will not bend to her will. She doesn’t feel this way often, because mostly it does.

John Werth

Musician and conductor, repairer of woodwinds, owner of dogs, former band director, lapsed mathematician, and scribbler of thoughts.

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