Fun

"Dante's Nine Circles of Hell, Reimagined for Linguistic Transgressions"

Made me laugh. McSweeney's, of course. Sample:

Third Circle: 
Unnecessary Use of Quote Marks

They may think they’re getting off the "hook,” but in this level quote marks are used as cavalierly as these souls used them in life. Does “groin-dissolving” in quotes indicate that your treatment is not really groin-dissolving, or are the quotes merely being used in the place of italics, you’ll wonder? More importantly, is the “seafood” buffet on “Sundays” “fresh” and “free”?


A half-dozen comedy related links

Three related to Mel Brooks.

"American Masters: Mel Brooks". 71-minute documentary reviewing his career with some comments and quips from Mr. Brooks himself.

"Blazing Saddles: Back In The Saddle". 28-minute documentary on one Mr. Brooks's finest movies.

"We've gotta protect our phony baloney jobs!". A great line from Blazing Saddles.

"SNL: Census Taker vs. Strange Man" with the inimitable Christopher Walken. Bookmark and review in a couple of years when you're filling out your Census forms.

"Larry Miller Quotes and Jokes". Mr. Miller always makes me laugh.

"Letter of Recommendation: Rodney Dangerfield". How a guy who "got no respect" finally got lots of respect.