A delightfully sarcastic look at modern politics and the debacle that's become the American dialogue.
A fun yet factual look at why women like cats, the incontrovertible evidence documented and illustrated with scientific accuracy on a level only possible because the article is written by a guy.
A hilarious look at why going to the gym sucks, viewed through the lens of truth and audaciously illustrated.
Critical analysis and review of John Daulton's novella, Auction Yard.
Book review, images and the book's video trailer linked, as well as links to other sources including the exclusively granted pre-release review by The Girlie Geek blog.
The most ridiculous collection of "photographs" ever "taken." Funny? Perhaps. But Shadesbreath should probably be horsewhipped for this article on principle.
Gross, hilarious, touching and true. This short poem is a tribute to life, birth and death, all bundled in fine wrapper of funny. Come laugh and examine yourself in the light of nature, faith and humanity.
Well, if you liked Twilight, this might piss you off. Then again, you might laugh your face off. Hard to say. If, on the other hand, that book made you want to claw your eyes out and pour bleach into the holes you made, then this is the story for you.
A beautiful and heart wrenching account of one man's morning faced with a modern truth. Contentment in America doesn't come without a price.
A humorous yet surprisingly insightful look at investment strategies for a trashed economy.
One cat's prosaic revenge on the immature, toilet-humor-fixated man fate forced it to share a household with... in the guise of a recipe.
A hilarious and poignant examination of the attitudes behind gender and judgment. Hard truths go down better when delivered with this kind of style. A must read.
American retailers hate you. They treat you with contempt and many consumers don't even know it. Read this and find out how.
A typical Phase Creature What I am about to tell you is a true story. And I'm serious. It truly has to to do with my discovering that my wife is a phase creature from the Forbidden Zone. I'm also sure that some of you are wrinkling up your faces...
With the average American pushing 700 lbs., Del Taco has upped the ante and added a new value meal that, for $5.99, allows you to kill yourself immediately rather than wait for a heart attack down the road.
Internet Trolls are a special breed. If you like funny stuff, sarcasm, and to see trolls get their due, this is the article for you.
Sometimes trying something new doesn't work out like you thought it would. That doesn't mean it's not an adventure.
An examination of the impact the 24-hour news cycle has had on American culture, creating a culture of fear, mistrust and, worst, a diminishing of the individual human experience.
A fine example of shameless self promotion in this rant about self promotion.
When 3,800 pounds of evil show up on the family farm, a boy and his rustic family find themselves charged with more than a run of the mill angry bull.
Oh kitty kitty, where couldst thou be? I seek and I seek, but I haven’t found thee. I looked up on the rooftop, I looked in a tree I’m beginning to think you’re avoiding me. I know I don’t often change your cat box And I’m sorry...
You don't have to be a fan of the Old West to enjoy the brilliance of this novel. A deeply thoughtful and meticulously well-researched treatment of American expansion, told with empathy, and, above all, sublime humor. Funny, historical, and riveting, Little Big Man is a must read for any serious...
A humorous commentary on age and aging as I contemplate death while mortifying myself at work. It's fun, come have peek.
Christoph Reilly is a knave who deserves what he gets for his children's books hub at my expense. This will teach him to challenge me in a duel of immaturity, for there is none on HP more immature than I am. As I have just proved.
A consumer take (hilarious, sad and, worst of all, true) on Norton antivirus software. What you should know before you buy. Great discussion in comments section.
A bit of humor at my own expense. A story of nuclear peristalsis, public humiliation, and how my wife tried to kill me with a fiber bar.
Sick of all this good advice about making money online? Tired of people telling you how to get rich on the Internet? I will show you something new. Something unique. I will show you how to fail online.
A totally true and not even remotely absurd look at the origins of a military secret employed and deployed by modern air craft that was stolen from ducks first. This is based on hard empirical data too.
A hilarious follow up to the wildly popular Ten Most Asked Questions in the World. This is funny, deep and, the illustrations will make you laugh.
This is a research based examination seeking the correct form or use between the contested terms "buck naked" and "butt naked." Research from the OED, academic debate, and a general academic search. Reasonable arguments and even some humor peppered in.
A brief look at the merits of the 13th Warrior, a movie that many people over-looked, and one that transcends it's lead actor. There is a reason this movie has such a loyal, even cult following. This movie is simply a great "place" to go spend 2 hours.
There comes a time when you can protect too much. That time is now. Americans have loved and protected their children to the point that they are, in essence, neutering them....
A researched and sourced article discussing requirements (and non-requirements) for proper usage of the trademark, registered trademark and service mark symbols.
Writing and making money at HubPages may seem to go together perfectly... and they can... but you have to do it correctly. You can't lead with the desire to make money. You have to lead with the desire to write. Readers aren't stupid, and Google Adsense gets smarter every day. Learn more here.
The trend towards hypersensitivity has many looking for racism where there isn't any, creating tension where there need not be, and distracting from real racial issues as time is spent chasing ghosts... and vampire squids.
A hilarious rant about Lowe's customer service that is both true and, well, hilarious. A pretty spot-on commentary on the state of America too if you look close enough. Have a look.
A rational approach to the gay marriage problems plaguing American politics that would make Jonathan Swift proud.
This hub covers the most basic elements of putting up your first hub. It is intended for very new hubbers who might find a step-by-step (with pictures) guide useful for beginning their HubPages writing adventure.
This article will examine using familiar phrases in writing. It discusses the nature of writers making choices and considers what is at stake when using "tired" metaphors.
So, just to see if HubPages really censors for its own nefarious reasons, or if that’s just a nasty rumor, I thought I’d have a little experiment to see how it plays out. What follows will be my honest opinion of HubPages with as much fact as I...
So, that's the big question: how do you say 2010, and 2011 etc.? Is there a right or wrong way? If you need this answer quick, I’ll give it to you: There is no “right” way to say 2010. However, the upside is, there is no “wrong”...
A brilliant and comically analogous summary of how contemporary society has lost sight of what actually matters in favor of what feels like it matters... to some.
A humorous rant regarding Coors Light labels and the implicit insult toward your intelligence the temperature sensitive strips represent.
A quick summary of the game Magic the Gathering, intended for total beginners, and meant for older players looking for something new to enjoy.
Magic the Gathering explained for people who DON'T usually play this sort of thing. If you're looking for something fun to do with your family, this is a game you should take another look at. It's not what you thought it was the first time you heard of it. And if you haven't heard of it, it's not...
A satirical look at the vampire genre. Good fun for folks looking for a light read and perhaps a giggle. All the good stuff: bats, boobs, and dark, dangerous liaisons in shadowed alley ways.
Hilarious and true, this article chronicles why and how man is doomed. Woman is ascendant, and this article presents clear evidence for how it's going to happen.
Examining Office and Workplace lighting, with a particular interest in the belief that brighter light is most conducive to higher productivity. Source material is academic and scientific, with support from industry and soft sciences where appropriate.
The first thing any would-be writer of nothingness needs to know is that you must never say anything. Nothing is everything when it comes to producing nothing. The key is to fill the page with words that lead in circles that go nowhere but round and...
The sun loomed heavy in the summer sky, baking the dirt and steaming the air to molten humidity. Men worked beneath that white-hot orb, bent by its weight, digging, lifting, making. Some drove...
Funny yet true, a biting commentary on living refined through the lens of one humorously unfortunate day. Enjoy.
The phrase "begging the question" does not mean what many (most?) people think it means these days. Which is okay, but if you're going to use the phrase incorrectly, make sure you KNOW what it means and use it that way on purpose. This article will explain the correct (original) use of the phrase,...
Do you get Its and It's mixed up? So do a lot of people. Here's your chance to finally find a way to keep them straight. Funny and graphical, this article will set you straight for good.
Nothing is as fun at Christmas as a cynical look at how much effort goes into this consumer frenzy. It's even more fun when it's hilarious. Have a look.
My favorite beer is Coors Light. If you rolled your eyes at that statement, you are part of the problem I am about to address. I don't know what the hell happened to beer drinkers over the last ten years, but, whatever it was, they became snobby...
Researched and sourced article covering the proper form for writing this commonly used phrase.
Want to know how to get your husband or boyfriend to enjoy shopping? This article has the answers you need. Plus, it's hilarious, and who doesn't like to laugh while they learn?
In a land that prides itself on equality and acceptance of all, the United States has a bad habit of touting its respect for life while standing on the throats of one group of living beings or another all...
This hub is an exploration of Funny. It's not a hub for a light read, because it assumes some time on your part. But, it's about humor and how what is funny has an impact on our lives. And it will make you laugh, just not how you expect it to.
A touching and brilliantly written memoir of one man's life as touched, and permanently changed, by the lives of two beautiful dogs.
If you want your hubs and articles to serve what you believe in, to actually win people over to your side -- or at the very least to soften their opinions regarding your beliefs, this article may be of interest to you.
How do you spell "ridiculous" or "rediculous," with an "i" or an "e"? Not sure how to spell this word? Do you hate babies? This article will show you how to spell ridiculous and help you remember it. Or, it will just make you laugh to see someone rant this much over spelling a word. Either way,...
A widely popular examination of five essential elements for strong short stories and the explanations of why each matters so much.
A funny look at pets you probably hadn't thought of. While it's comedy, and even a little crude, it's actually even mostly true. A laugh and information you can use to screw with your kid or your significant other.
A history of the British wig: the "peruke," more commonly called the "powdered wig" or the "judge's wig." What follows is a history of the peruke's origins, terminology, culture, and even a fun Monty Python video.
Service is dead. Modern consumers have rolled over and let big business treat them like garbage. We even pay to be treated this way. This article is a sarcastic look at what we have allowed "service" to become. This is the story of consumers "getting what they deserve."
School policies and bad implementation prove that America is a big dumb sissy and deserves what it gets. This hub takes a look at just how stupid the U.S. has become and why it needs a huge national enema in the worst of ways.
A brief examination of the correct grammatical use and origins of the phrase "bad rap." The purpose being to provide research based confirmation of its standard use and to show the grammatical basis for considering the phrase "bad wrap" to be incorrect.
How to start your first novel is never the problem. How to finish your first novel is. What follows is a 3-step, left-brained approach to help you finally get that first book done.
Strong evidence exists supporting claims of a conspiracy in the bathroom industry, or someone pulling the strings of the industry, to discredit humanity. This essay brings that evidence to light, giving insightful and frightening analysis of this disturbing public potty plot.
A not-so serious look at ways to improve romance and sexuality for couples who've been together way too long.
A hilarious look at the difference between cats and dogs, proving, once and for all, that cats do love us more than dogs. I think.
An almost true, and completely hilarious, look at the five species for which being born male represents having drawn the shortest straw... by far!
A humorous look at the inequity of being a bee. (This hub is rated BeeG-13 due to graphic bee violence, bee gore and some bee sexuality).
Arc Flash Analysis has erupted onto the scene both legally and technically for anyone in the electrical industry. Lives and fortunes are at stake more than ever before as regulations clamp down in the wake of rising death tolls and the advent of technology that removes excuses for deadly...
Wealth power and prestige await your click. The secret to instant fortune is revealed here. (Or else just a good laugh at how ridiculous it is).
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A look at the essential parts of a scam, comparing the pyramid scheme to a cult. Remarkable insights and frightening parallels.
Wildly popular article discussing ten of the most asked questions in the world. Intelligent and humorous all at once.
Asking who discovered America is a common question, but a better one might be who was there first. This article examines the perspectives behind this common inquiry.
A humorous look at how men relate to one another, presented as juxtaposed to another piece extolling the seeming civility between women. If you're in the mood for a laugh, have a look.
In this age of rising fuel and food prices, people are seeking ways to economize. Two new (or at least suddenly popular) techniques are gaining attention as people try to find ways to increase the energy they get out of their machines - whether...
An impartial explanation of the difference between astrology and astronomy. Just the facts, no judgements. Meant to help readers understand which is which and why.
As an English major and someone now back in school pursuing my graduate degree even though I'm kind of old, I have learned a thing or two about doing research on the Internet. I'm not going to tell you how to do research on the Internet here -...
Quick and to-the-point article comparing the arrival dates of Columbus and Leif Eriksson in the Americas that answers the question "Was Christopher Columbus really the first to discover America."
Truth and humor all in one place; a good look at what you might think are common sense ideas about neighborhood courtesy for both dog lovers and the people who really, really wish they could sleep through the night.
Not only is this hilarious, it's true. A list of ten things everyone should know and do to keep peace in the neighborhood. Be a good neighbor rules. Humor.
Service sucks today. Our country moves through time and good service is left farther and farther behind. The latest generation isn't even going to know what they have missed. Service is so dead now it's become another dinosaur. Pretty soon, people...
This will help you get it right. A research-based article on proper spelling, capitalization, and punctuation for writing college degrees.
More great tips about how to pick an auto shop. Written for people who don't know cars very well, but would like to be armed with a way to tell which shops are better bets. All you need is common sense and a list of things to look for. This is the list.
A 22-year veteran of the industry provides techniques for finding reliable and honest auto repair for people who are NOT mechanical. If you know what to look for, you can find a safe place to take your car, or at least drastically improve the chances of having a positive experience.