All The World’s A Circus – William Thomas

Americans Ask The Damndest Questions!

Pack Up +Go, a Pittsburgh-based travel agency is thriving. They have sent 16,000 Americans on 8000 trips to 90 destinations since it’s inception just three years ago. Their secret? Surprise! Until the day of departure, their clients have no idea … Continue reading

Food-The World’s Nutritious Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

“Food–any nutritious substance that people eat or drink in order to maintain life and growth.” Pretty simple and today, about as outdated as milk purchased last May and poured into this morning’s coffee. Food has gone from being a nourishing … Continue reading

“The Cheaters, Dopers & Faker’s Hall of Fame.”

Rosie Ruiz died last month. A pioneer in long distance running, Rosie was the first woman to cross the finish line in the 1980 Boston Marathon. At 2.31.56, Rosie Ruiz’s time would have been the fastest ever for a female … Continue reading

Man/Kitten Cycling Story Goes Viral Then Bad

It was only six months ago that a big, burly Scot named Dean Nicholson was cycling up a hill in Bosnia when he heard a squeaky little meow. He was three months into his around-the-world by bike odyssey when he … Continue reading

Port Colborne – ”The Store-Front Car-Crash Capital Of Canada.”

It happened again! I’m looking at Page 6 of the July 25th edition of this newspaper which shows a photo that has become all too familiar to residents of the city of Port Colborne; namely the ass end of a … Continue reading

Sports – A Really Bad Metaphor For Life

You know what’s wrong with sports today? Underwater hockey. And chess boxing, really bad officiating, drug cheaters, too many games, tickets that cost the same as your first car, violence, concussions, a new baseball rule in which a batter can … Continue reading

There’s A Special Place In Hell For…Everybody!

I could not agree more with European Union President Donald Tusk who said: “I have been wondering what the special place in Hell looks like for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan how to carry … Continue reading

Rating The World’s Best Jokes By Country

Some years ago, Dr. Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire enlisted the British Association for the Advancement of Science to determine the world’s best joke. Named project Laughlab, they invited the public to submit their favorite jokes and using … Continue reading

Eat. Race. Love. The Legend Of “The Zipster” Lives On.

Everytime I get a Zippy Chippy Alert on the screen of my computer I’m convinced the poor old bugger has passed away. But no, he lives on at the precarious age of 28 not knowing that few horses ever make … Continue reading

My Fan Club May Be Small But It’s Also…Disloyal

As I’ve said in the past, as a writer it’s great to have fans Like the clerk at Coles bookstore in London, Ontario, who, after I autographed 15 copies of Hey! Is That Guy Dead or Is He The Skip? … Continue reading