Category: Laughs

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Hunker Mentality

The magazine Stay Alive is not a veiled attempt to rejuvenate the career of the ’60s music group The Bee Gees. No, it is a periodical intended for people who are pretty darn sure...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Toy story

Phyllis Baskerville of Fortville needs a home. She is not homeless, but she fears that her prized collection of antique toys will be someday. I first met Phyllis in 2002 while doing a live...

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Opinion: Navigating uncharted territory

Of whom am I thinking?  They’re fond of acronyms like NSDA, IHSFA, and NFL, and use words like “interp,” “extemp,” and “sweepstakes.”  They spend their Saturdays participating in events like LD and OO and...

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Who packs a bag of cereal?

My mother (also known as “Mom”) is visiting from LaGrange County, and as usual it’s hilarious. Actually, I notice that the older Mom gets the more hilarious it becomes. For example, here’s what she...

Cropped Wolfsie, Dick

Opinion: Needing another coat!

My wife and I try as often as possible to engage in snappy repartee, often peppering each other with questions like these: Are we better off with stocks or bonds? Should we take social...

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Opinion: Stop needing me!

Sometimes I just don’t want to be needed.  Maybe it’s this particular week or maybe it’s that I’m still adjusting to the school routine, but I am literally about to shiv the next person...

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Opinion: Laborious resolution

Last week I left you with a cliffhanger … my youngest sister, in labor with her first baby, had just chucked a Dammit Doll at the flat screen. Here’s the drama-infused conclusion, for your...