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Dracula Meets Al Gore

November 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Cute, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Environmental, Funny Family, Funny Horror, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, General Humor, Horror, Jokes, Literary, Macabre, Monster, Oddball, Offbeat, Outrageous, Romp, Sardonic, Satire, Screwball, Silly, Uncategorized, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

The 19th century writers Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker were among the first great environmentalists. Their creations – Frankenstein’s “monster” and Count Dracula respectively ‒ blazed new trails in preserving scarce resources. In his research and during the operation that led to his triumph, Dr. Frankenstein was careful to use the purest form of electric […]

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Free e-book from Carrick Publishing

June 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Donna and I are “taking it to the streets”. At Carrick Publishing, we’re often asked why we give books away and keep prices so low. It’s because we’re in the writing game for the long-haul, focusing on quality and loving readership. For your copy of a free Carrick e-book, please click here. And enjoy!

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Revenge of the Beaster Bunny

April 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cute, Easter, Entertainment, Fairy Tale, Family, Family Humor, Funny Horror, General Humor, General Interest, Jokes, Lifestyle, Not As It Seems, Storytelling, Supernatural, Surprise Twists, Twisted, Uncategorized, Whimsy, Witty

You could tell these two had been at it, off and on, for years. The sparks were so intense and the language so extreme. Accusations were lobbed back and forth and concussive blasts figuratively shook the firmament. It was the dead of night, but the heat of anger made it seem bright as day.

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Thirteen Ways to Lure American Visitors to Canada

June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Canada Humor, Celebrities, Economic Humor, Entertainment, General Humor, Lifestyle, Political Humor, Uncategorized

The number of visits by Americans to Canada has dropped way off over the last couple of years. We, as Canadians, have to find ways to turn this situation around. The following are 13 action steps or things to highlight about Canada that will attract U.S. tourists, business associates, relatives and friends back over the […]

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