Unpleasant truth: Your phone, computer, or your car was OK when you last looked, but something went sideways in dead of night. Now they’re just paperweights, conversation pieces, or a driveway ornaments. And the warranties? Damn, they expired yesterday. What went wrong? […]
You can be a part of the conversation and the development of the humor handbook. It’s a long-considered project of setting down my thoughts on comedy and a key take-aways from more than 40 years of studying and practicing humor-writing and comedy. […]
Learn about humor-writing from the pros at ThinkingFunny23. This online conference offers sessions that range from standup comedy to songwriting and tips on how to create and sustain a humor column and even publish your own series of book for fun and […]
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Check out the November 2020 Funny Times. “My Over-Stuffed Museum” is a piece about all the oddball stuff in our home. I’ve been COVID bound for months, like so many, and taking a close look at all my decor that I used […]
April 3, 2021 – Save the Date! Check out our amazing, talented lineup of funny people by clicking here. And register by clicking here. Whether you’re writing a humor column, novel, non-fiction book, putting together a stand-up routine, scribbling a sitcom script […]
Drop in today at 4 pm PDT to celebrate the winners and runners-up (that would be me) for the 2020 Erma Bombeck Humor Competition Awards Ceremony. There were four categories in all. Two for Ohio residents and two for international entries. The […]
This story was originally published in February 2020 as first runner-up for the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writer’s Conference in its global human interest category. It’s listed on the Centerville Library, of Dayton Ohio’s, website. But all rights remain with Robb Lightfoot This story is available to newsletter subscribers. To see it, please subscribe to the Robb’s newsletter and you’ll get a password!