;

THURSDAY, August 9, 2012


38th PARALLELOGRAM -- Details surrounding North Korea's Supreme leader Kim Jong Un's recent wedding are filtering out to the West.  According to tradition, the bride wore something old (signed photo of Gen. MacArthur), something new (signed photo of Margaret Cho), something borrowed (crown belonging to Queen Latifa), and something blue (Smurf lashed to her garter belt).


PUMP YOU UP! -- Former California governor and silver screen terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger has turned sixty-five.  The familiar ol' iron-pumper is still in fine physical condition, though he might be slowing down a tad.  His next movie is entitled "A Caregiver Called Wanda."
 

 



PUMPING OARS -- A forty-eight year old Swedish kayaker is rowing three thousand miles from Bodega Bay, CA to Oahu, Hawaii alone in his five-foot boat.  He estimates that his solo voyage will take about two months -- more like two hours if a shark stalks him like it did that guy in Massachusetts.

 

BROWNIED -- Claiming that he had "inadvertently ingested food that contained marijuana," American judoka athlete Nicholas Deipopolo was thrown out of the London Games after a positive drug test.  On an even more positive note, before departing London, he snagged a bronze in the hop, skip and jump bail.

 


SHUTTLECOCKED -- A recent study on sports injuries concluded that those who pursue multiple sports are half as likely to be injured as those doing only one.  Of course some sports are inherently more hazardous.  For instance, according to the official Olympic Games Manual, danger wise, badminton, curling and synchronized swimming are considered one sport.


Copyright (c) 2012 by Robert L. Mills  All Rights Reserved

There was an error in this gadget

Click here to add theme music to your reading experience...

The Laugh Makers on YouTube

Loading...

THE LAUGH MAKERS: A Leonard Maltin "Top 20" Year End Pick!

DOLORES HOPE MEDLEY

DOLORES HOPE "Silver Bells" (with Bob)

BOB HOPE'S 1983 U.S. COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR: Your Alma Mater Here?

"Having spent twenty years writing for the indefatigable Bob Hope, and traveling all over the world, Bob Mills is well qualified to salute the famous corps of gag men who kept the comedian knee-deep in jokes. These first-hand recollections summon up the final phase of Hope’s career—and the end of the trail for an entire brand of show business."

http://www.leonardmaltin.com/2009YearEndBookSurvey.htm

Even Animals Love "THE YouTube WORLDWIDE NEWS"!

THE LAUGH MAKERS is now on KINDLE! (And Kindle equipped devices)

Download THE LAUGH MAKERS to your Kindle within one minute (for $2.99) by clicking on this link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0041D9EPO

And if you're not yet a Kindle owner, when you purchase your new lower-priced Kindle with a capacity of 3500 books, be sure to sign up for our daily blog so you won't miss one issue of the web's most entertaining and insightful comments on the day's events... or a single serialized installment of THE LAUGH MAKERS. Order your Kindle today!


WakiLeaks: History Declassified 2000 (Vol. One) is now available on Kindle for $2.99

Compiled from Bob's newsletter "Funnyside Up" published in 2000. This is a yuck and chuckle-filled stroll down memory lane to a time before the Bush administration had inflicted its damage -- a time before the search for WMDs and Osama bin Laden. See what we were laughing at back then, who was in the news and who had yet to enter rehab -- which NFL stars had yet to do time in the Gray Bar Hotel.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004IZLXIQ