Monday, May 26, 2008

Tickling the funny bone(r)

Humor is a funny thing.

Or rather, one's taste in humor.

It can change without warning; what's funny today may seem tasteless tomorrow, or vice-versa. Some tasteless jokes are kickass funny, some are not. Though I find it hard to believe everybody hasn't laughed at a tasteless joke at least once.

There are lots and lots of funny blogs out there, and I'm glad I've come across a few of them.

DaddyPapersurfer's blog is just plain fun. Well, not plain, maybe. But simple fun about the life of an old git in England, who is wont to exaggerate things just a trifle. Another Brit humour blog I enjoyed was The World of Yaxlich. Too bad he stopped blogging. He made me laugh with posts like this.

Mr. Fab of Pointless Drivel has ruffled quite a few feathers with some of his posts - those with themes dealing with topics that some people don't think shouldn't be made fun of. I admit some of them are a bit too much for me, but I don't get my knickers in a twist over them. Many of his other posts tickle my funny bone anyway,

One of my most favorite humor blogs is Gimcrack Hospital. It's not only funny, it's educational as well! I wouldn't have known otherwise about things like male urethral stimulation, using leeches to simulate virginity, and the practice of dry sex in some cultures. Plus, the Good Nurse titillates her male readers (and makes her female readers green with envy) every Friday, when she showcases her bodacious bod in pieces of her lingerie collection. (Like this, for example. I suggested the concept of Casual Fridays to Nursemyra sometime back; she turned it into Sizzling Hot Fridays.) Nursemyra's blog helps her deal with a tragedy she suffered recently. Another example of using humor to cope with loss, and it's a big plus if it delights other people too, which her blog surely does. See her "About Me" page to learn more.

What does the title of this post have to do with anything? Well, this picture. Hey, it's NSFW ok? It made me laugh - not the reaction the subject probably wants from viewers - and cross my legs and mentally shriek "episiotomy!"

16 comments:

Mimi Lenox said...

YOU make me laugh too. Thanks for the links. ...."mentally shrieking episiotomy" ha ha ha
And ouch.

Lizza said...

Ah Mims, to me that looks like a weapon of war. But maybe a fun type of war. I'm not putting it on my Peace Globe in any case.

It would be nice to hear from Yaxlich - he who dubbed thee the Queen of Memes. He was a good blog buddy to the two of us and to many others.

Ian Thomas Healy said...

Well bugger me for a monkey's uncle! I've just added a new link to my reader. Thanks for the, uh, TIP, Lizza. ;)

And I love the new layout - much prettier than the brown you had before.

Ian

nursemyra said...

thanks for the linkage darlin'. hey, this reminds me of your regular old Saturday posts when you used to point readers in the direction of other blogs.

maybe you should take it up again?

(the saturday posts - not the boner in the picture :-)

Mimi Lenox said...

Lizza - It would be great to hear from Yaxlich. I wonder what became of him.
But Prometheus I did hear from and he is doing great!!
I hope he shows up for BlogBlast. I would miss his participation. I will never forget the post he wrote for the first one. It inspired me and still does.

Smooches,
Mims

Travis said...

Well, I know many of the things I thought were funny when I was much younger I don't think are funny now.

And of course the flipside of that is that some of the things I didn't realize were funny back then are hilarious now.

Daddy Papersurfer said...

I never ever exaggerate about anything!!! .... and why has that man in the photo got such a small willy?

[Kissy kissy, hug and blogsnog - that just about covers it!]

Mr. Fabulous said...

Once twisted, are knickers hard to UNtwist? I can imagine it would be quite the process.

Lizza said...

Ian: Glad you likey. Both the new layout and the new blog to stalk.

Nursemyra: I will...soon. Yep, Blogworld Saturday, not the boner. And you're welcome, sweetheart. It's almost always a fun time over at the Gimcrack.

Mimi: I did hear from our Prometheus too. He's having the time of his life, lucky guy.

Travis: That's so true. Even a sense of humor can go full circle.

DaddyP: Hmmm, that looked humungous to my Lilliputian mind. I'm almost afraid to ask what your definition of "big" is. Kissy, kissy, hug and blogsnog to you too!

Mr. Fab: I say don't bother untwisting the damn knickers, just remove them!

H said...

Shite. I should've know. Happily clicked on the pic in ofice on a comp that faces the rest-of-my-office.

Shit. Shit. Shit.

Somehow, some rare critical times, your fingers aren't ever fast enough.

DaddyP is definitely a riot. And quite endearing too.

Odat said...

I agree with you about humor....sometimes I find the most tasteless things funny...and at other times I can't believe I actually laughed at them.
Thanks for the links...I just may go visit........and thanks for the, errr, picture?

Peace

Lizza said...

H: Oh nooo, I hope the pic of the one-eyed monk didn't get you into trouble at work.

That'll teach you to click on links happily when you're at work, NSFW warnings notwithstanding! ;-)

Odat: Oh yeah, sometimes we go hahaha and later we scratch our heads and wonder why.

And...you're welcome!

Daddy Papersurfer said...

Didn't I see a post about the Beatles here yesterday evening or am I cracking up completely? - ho hum

Bond said...

always there to spread the word on other bloggers...thanks

Bond said...

always there to spread the word on other bloggers...thanks

Lizza said...

DaddyP: Hush....

Bond: You're welcome.