Alex Carrick’s Blog

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Too Soon? Too Much? Too Bad

November 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Afterlife, American Humor, Amusing, Bad Taste, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Celebrities, Comedians, Cute, Disturbing, Entertainment, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Embarrassment, Funny Irony, General Humor, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Macabre, Oddball, Offbeat, Outrageous, Retribution, Revenge, Romp, Sardonic, Satire, Screwball, Silly, Slice of Life, Surprise Twists, Tasteless, Twisted, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

Certain professional comedians believe they have a sacred duty to uncover something funny in every situation ‒ natural disasters and human misfortune be damned. As an individual who often writes material that is intended to be humorous, I may sympathize with this approach even while cringeing. When the average man or woman attempts such levity, […]

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The Misadventures of Watching Movies at Home with the Kids (2)

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Famous Actors, Funny Celebrity, Funny Family, Funny Generation Gap, Funny Rant, Funny Rude, Funny Sex, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Lifestyle, Movies, Nostalgia, Not As It Seems, Whimsy

Today, I’ll continue with a discussion about the perils of watching movies at home with the children. I’ll cover the embarrassment of violence, pornography and bad language.   As for violence, Donna and I haven’t wanted our kids to be over-protected, so we’re pretty liberal in our viewing habits. Besides, you can’t get away from […]

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Dad has a New Hobby

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, Bad Taste, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Cute, Family, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Absurd, Funny Aging, Funny Animal, Funny Character Study, Funny Family, Funny Hobby, Funny Outrageous, Funny Pet, Funny Rude, Lifestyle, Medical Humor, Offbeat, Outrageous, Screwball, Sports and Recreation, Tasteless, Whimsy, Zany

We all live such fast-paced lives these days. How do we fit everything in? I have reviewed my daily routine and come to the conclusion that what I resent most is the time I give over to shaving, bathing, brushing and flossing my teeth, clipping my nails and nose hairs and applying deodorant. I get […]

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Ode to an Audience (Part 1 of 3)

August 5th, 2008 · No Comments · American Humor, Amusing, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Cop Humor, Crossed Wires, Economic Humor, Economics, Farce, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Embarrassment, Funny Workplace, Human Nature, Jokes, Lifestyle, Offbeat, Public Speaking, Romp, Screwball, Zany

I do a lot of public speaking and let me tell you how much I appreciate having an audience. All of what I’m about to relate really happened.

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