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7 MORE Things To Worry About In 2016

14 Jan

 

Yes, my friend, ALL of these disturbing items are real.

It’s time to get your worry on…

7 MORE Things To Worry About In 2016

 

7 MORE Things To Worry About In 2016

 

  • Hoverboard hysteria  (OMG, call the fire department)

 

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Movie Comedy – The Wicked Wit of The West

26 Dec

 

Love to laugh? Love old comedy movies?

Irv The Nerve

I recently discovered a gem of a book about screenwriter Irving Brecher entitled The Wicked Wit of the West: The last great Golden-Age screenwriter shares the hilarity and heartaches of working with Groucho, Garland, Gleason, Burns, Berle, Benny & many more.

Oy, that’s a mouthful!

Who is Irving Brecher you may ask?

Irving Brecher was a comedy writer and the only screenwriter to write two Marx Brothers moviesAt the Circus and Go Westall by himself. He also punched up The Wizard of Oz, wrote Shadow of the Thin ManZiegfeld Follies, and adapted musicals Bye Bye Birdie and Meet Me In St. Louis for film.

Harpo Marx called him “Irv the Nerve.”

Groucho Marx called him “The Wicked Wit of the West.”

Author, folk journalist, and radioman extraordinaire Hank Rosenfeld spent six years getting to know Irving while they collaborated on this delightful memoir.

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James Bond: Why Women Love Him

17 Nov

 

Barb Best Humor Blog

In Spectre, Daniel Craig plays our favorite “00.”

I viewed the latest James Bond movie in a medium-sized theater on a weekend where surprisingly the audience was 85% female.

Why do women love this James Bond?

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20 Tips from My Snarky Teen

7 Aug

ICYMI

Tina Fey‘s 5 year old daughter Alice says crazy funny things all the time. She’s constantly cracking Tina up. How cute!

Did I say… she’s five?

As daughters become older, they become increasingly brutal entertaining and wise – especially with their advice.

parenting

 

Tips From My Teen

  •   Lose the Carol Brady haircut.
  •   Nothing dates you more than saying “groovy.”
  •   Don’t chat with the grocery store cashier like she’s a long lost BFF.

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Bugs Bunny’s Bookshelf: 7 Titles Found

23 May

 

Barb Best Humor Bugs Bunny Bookshelf

 What titles can be found on Bugs Bunny ‘s bookshelf?

  • Living Vegetarian For Dummies by Suzanne Havala Hobbs

  • Hollywood Be Thy Name, the 1999 biography of the Warner brothers
  • Confessions of a Professional Smart-Ass by John Kelso

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Funny Mom Flicks 4 Mother’s Day

9 May


Funny Flicks!

FUNNY MOMS!

Enjoy a laugh or fifty-two with your kids!

Funny MOM movies for Mother’s day!

Some of our faves…

Film poster for Freaky Friday - Copyright 2003...

Freaky Friday

Jamie Lee Curtis – she’s the mother, she’s the daughter, she’s the mother in the daughter’s body, she’s the daughter in the mother’s body?  Whatever!  Gosh, role reversal comedies are confusing!

She jams at The House of Blues with your garage band, tells your creepy English teacher to take a hike, hops on a Harley for a love ride with the dreamy boy you’re bonkers about and smooches him good – even if it is with her lips, not yours!

 

Mean Girls

Amy Poehler is alpha Plastic Regina George’s “cool mom” in Tina Fey’s screenplay.

What kind of mother flaunts her breast implants, talks trash with your gal friends and offers you an afternoon cocktail?

Hey, don’t judge – it keeps her feeling young! […]

7 Things I Learned This Week

2 May

 

7 Things I Learned this week… for better or worse.

 

Barb Best Humor 7 Things I Learned this week

* According to Time Magazine, I have recurrent back pain ’cause I have a Chimpanzee-shaped spine and really have no business walking upright on two feet.  However, this does not explain why I have bunions.

* It is possible to break your #1 molar on a freakin’ piece of toast – if said toast is California style sprouted wheat bread made with organic sprouted wheat berries, sprouted soybeans and sprouted corn. Last time I buy the healthiest loaf I can find. Wonder bread never caused me a fracture. Sending the dentist bill to Trader Joe’s. […]

Misery Loves Comedy + Chaplin Birthday

17 Apr

 

Comedy fans and humor addicts!

Barb Best Humor Blog Comedy Loves Misery

Credit: S Raga

Sharing 2 comedy items today:

New documentary that explores the dark roots of comedy

MISERY LOVES COMEDY

 

Great piece by Anna Silman in Salon: Do You Have To Be Miserable To Be Funny? […]

7 Gratitude TIPS for the Grumpy

16 Feb

Gratitude is where it’s at, dude.

Barb Best Humor Blog Gratitude

 

If guilted sufficiently, even die-hard cranks and curmudgeons can occasionally muster enough oomph to express a grunt or two of gratitude.

What are you grateful for?

I’m grateful for Google

Everything I know, knew, never knew, and can’t remember – I learned on Google. […]

And The Booby Prize Goes To…

16 Jan

 

Booby Prize

has nothing to do with boobs of the female breast persuasion.

 

And The Booby Prize Goes To...

Boing! Boing! Boing!

 

According to The New Oxford American Dictionary (non-Braille edition),

booby prize

is “a prize given as a joke to the last-place finisher in a race or competition.”

It’s awards season in Hollywood.

It’s time for all the boobs to come out.

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