Lighter Side

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Gimme a Break!

Humorist Philip Gulley covers the disturbing evolution of what used to be a simple spring holiday.... More

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It’s My Birthday!

If you've no idea what to get humorist Philip Gulley for his upcoming birthday, don't panic. We've published his wish list in the Post.... More

It’s Just So Much Tommy Rot

Not all Toms are peepers. Not all Thomases doubt. The name Tom finds no protection. Even William Shakespeare fearlessly mocked it.... More

A Week Proposal

Why stop celebrating on New Year's when there are so many other weeks to celebrate?... More

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In Anticipation of the Big Dump

While shoppers crowd into stores anticipating a 12-inch blizzard, one brave woman, armed with a gift card, risks it for after-holiday clothing sales.... More

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Assistant Manager of the Universe

There’s no paycheck with this position, just endless pestering, a stream of questions from lost souls who think you know what you’re doing, wherever you... More

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Taking Back Halloween

Isn’t this holiday supposed to be for kids? Somehow, in our lifetime, parents have taken over and pretty much spoiled everything... More

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Fiddling With Time

In the March/April issue, humorist Phil Gulley writes: "Daylight savings is a fine thing, but how about adding more hours to the day?"... More

Class Inaction
Class Inaction

In a time before lawyers and overly protective parents, problems at school seemed so much easier to solve. ... More

Rockets’ Red Glare

A July Fourth fireworks display never loses its luster—but one can have too much of a good thing.... More

The New No-Car Garage

Where is a guy supposed to find space to stash all the useful stuff he’s collected over the years?... More

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