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Humor Columns and Articles

Humor Columns

  • Maggie Van Ostrand -
    Browse "A Balloon in Cactus"
    Maggie Van Ostrand's humor has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, and various magazines.
  • Peary Perry
  • Peary Perry -
    Browse "Letters from North America"
    Weekly Opinion Column - Syndicated in 80 newspapers
  • Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal
    Browse "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything"
  • Texas Cartoons
    "Moore Texas " by Roger T. Moore
    Weekly
  • John Gosselink -
    "Stumbling Forward" - Archive
  • Bilingual Humor
    Spanish to Go - Archive
  • More Humor Articles
    Mike Cox "Texas Tales" columns >
  • Jokes 5-6-10
    Folks who are really good at conveying ideas and information often do so through story-telling. And if those stories are funny, itís all the better.
  • Brewster Hudspeth
  • A Man to Count on in Big Spring - An Earl Comes to West Texas
    "... The Earl's adventures in Big Springs have become legendary. While there has been some embellishment over the years, the legends were nearly all rooted in fact. ..."
  • Brewster Hudspeth's Faintly Blurred Memory of Snyder, Texas
    The naming of Deep Creek, the truth about the White Buffalo Legend
    and the two-day oil boom
  • Brewster Hudspeth Remembers: San Solomon Springs/ Toyahvale
  • Pecos River as Folklore
  • Our Home is La Grange
  • Brewster Hudspeth - Our Man in West Texas: An Introduction
  • John Troesser
  • Fort Godbehere
  • Lucas McCain : Frontier Single Parent Role Model? or Sociopathic Killer?
  • Gail and Trudy's Excellent Italian Spring Vacation
  • Aida Lott: Masked Mystery Gourmet - Childhood: The Making of an Omnivore
  • Edward Aquifer: Water Conservation
  • Miss Texas Escapee 1999
    Announcing The Finalists and Winner of The Texas Escapes Bathing Beauty Contest of 1999
  • Miss Texas Escapee 2000
    Announcing The Finalists and Winner of The Texas Escapes Bathing Beauty Contest of 2000
  • Believe It or Get A Sharp Stick in Your Eye
    The unusual and the unpondered for the inquisitive among the over-educated.

  • The Infamous East Texas Sewing Needle Jailbreak by Norman Conquest
  • The Day Eastland Texas Hanged Santa Claus - by John Troesser
    "... And to think that it happened on Mulberry Street!"
  • Night of the Iguana x 11,315;
    Ol' Rip, The Entombed Horned Toad of Eastland County
    by Roman A. Clef
  • Rockets Over The Rio or Waiting for Goddard by Phil Lately
  • The Mild Mild West by John Troesser


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  • Why Bill Gates May Not Be Welcomed in Texas by Raoul Hashimoto
  • Maggie Van Ostrand's Ten Favorite Words
  • Top Ten Tips for Dealing with Texas Beaches by Keith Hatton
  • Dogs in Church - Vintage wit from Gonzales County ("Lone Star Diary" column)
  • a texan looks at e.e. cummings by TE Lawrence
  • Antiques Dealers as Immortals by Tim Buktu
  • Top Ten Ways to Tell If Your Antique Dealer is An Immortal by Tim Buktu
  • Farewell to Frank Fitzgerald by Jack Teagarden
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