Sunday, June 30, 2013

A Very Special (Clip) Episode

 Hi, there!

Dave-El here and welcome to I'm So Glad My Suffering Amuses You.

Monday, I anticipated being quite busy for the coming week and noted I might not being able to post anything. Well, that was an understatement. Except for a brief placeholder for my weekly Saturday Doctor Who post, I had no chance to do anything with this blog. 

So what now? Well, now is time for VAY-CAY!

Yes, vacation time but I'll actually have time to draft and post new stuff....

Starting Monday.

But for today....

For those who love "topical" humor, you know how frustrating it is when The Daily Show or Weekend Update isn't new to make fun of the previous week's news and you're stuck with reruns of old jokes about old news?

I know I hate it when that happens.

Well, guess what?

Today, on I'm So Glad My Suffering Amuses You, we take a special look back at the some of the classic headline comedy posted in the first month of this blog. 

So let's relive some of the laughs we shared in March 2013.


From March 2, 2013: 

"Horse Meat Found At Taco Bell"
>>>Hey, everybody! Actual MEAT was found at Taco Bell!
"Another Huge 'Downton Abbey' Departure"
>>>Angrily declaring, "I've HAD it with this shit", the Abbey itself packs up & leaves
From March 3, 2013:

"Russian meteor stalked us for millennia, experts say"
>>>Lurking in the hedges, going thru our garbage, phone calls late at night... 

"Mom defends letting the Web name her baby"
>>>Years from now, Mr. or Ms. #JustinBeiber4Ever can work it out in therapy.
From March 5, 2013:

"Jon Stewart taking 'Daily Show' break to direct film"
>>>Meanwhile Craig Kilborn taking a Redbox break to rent a movie. 

From March 8, 2013:

U.S. Catholics Say The Church Is Out Of Touch
>>>Church sends message of disagreement via telegram.

From March 15, 2013:

“Maryland To Ban Death Penalty”
>>>Texas takes up the slack with a two-for-one death penalty deal! 

“Paul Ryan Pretends Election Never Happened”
>>>Looking the other way when Mitt Romney walks in the room...AWKWARD!

From March 17, 2013:

"Ann Coulter delivers jokes, barbs at CPAC"
>>>Nice to see the GOP appealing to that all-important crazy blonde drag queen demographic.

From March 22, 2013

Gingrich,Santorum Had Unity Ticket Plans To Topple Romney
>>>Plan doomed when Gingrich refused Santorum's request for a ban on orgies on Newt's moonbase

From March 24, 2013

'We're brothers': Pope meets ex-pope for lunch

>>>"Hey!You took the last drumstick, Francis!" "Stop punching me, Benedict!"

Kristen Stewart, One Direction win Kids Choice

>>>Remember, KIDS are our FUTURE,the same kids who voted for Kristen Stewart. So...  Fuck you, future!

From March 27, 2013 

Will Prince William lose his job?” 

>>>Or maybe he'll only be demoted to Assistant Prince.

From March 29, 2013

Teacher Criticized For Saying 'Vagina' Speaks Out
>>>He should use the scientific term: “vajayjay”  

Zombies May Not Be Legally Responsible For Eating
>>>It’s OK, we weren’t using them anyway.

From March 31, 2013

Cardinal Dolan: church must embrace gays, lesbians”
>>>But not too close, more like hugging that aunt you don’t like at family reunions.

Oil pipeline ruptures in Arkansas, forces evacuations
>>>Let me tell you a little story about a man name—GLOOMPH! Glub. Glub. Glub.


Thank you for indulging in that bit of nostalgia. Yes, it had its moments of charm and wit but I promise I will never resort to a "best of" compilation again.*

*Warning: already at work on future compilations.

So what's up for the future?

  • We need to earn some money so another And Now A Word From Our Sponsor is forthcoming.  Is Plain White Unmarked Van Emporium still our main advertiser? Will American Glory return to the fold? Is there yet another inconceivably odd business that will underwrite this blog?

  • More Strange(er) Adventures.
    • And along similar lines, I have another cover alteration project I hope to finally launch this week combining one of the all time greats of comic book artists with one of my favorite modern comedic actresses.

  • All NEW headlines and (alleged) jokes for this week's Broken News.

  • The LAST installment (sort of) of Journeys With the Doctor: My Stories of Doctor Who (to be followed by an ambitious NEW Untold Tales of Doctor Who).

  • And more stuff as it randomly pops into my brain. (Also lovingly known as "The Usual Shit".)

So thank you for stopping by and I hope you return again soon for I Am So Glad My Suffering Amuses You.


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