Category Archives: Humor

Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch09

Ch09 Back In Rawson

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch10

Ch10 The Future

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch11

Ch11 The Expedition

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch12

Ch12 Juanita Gets Busy

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch13

Ch13 Search In the Antarctic

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch14

Ch14 Alex’s Powers

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch15

Ch15 Alex’s Decision

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch16

Ch16 Planet Egloo

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch17

Ch17 Business-1A

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch18

Ch18 The RSS Atlantic

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Alex the Parrot-guin by Roy Trumbull Ch20

Ch20 Family Life

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An Imperfect Conflagration by Ambrose Bierce

A father/son team have committed a burglary and are dividing the spoils when the father holds back a fancy music box and denies he has it. This causes the son to end their partnership. He accomplishes this with a handy … Continue reading

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Archy Interviews a Pharoah’s Mummy by Don Marquis

This is an introduction to Archy the cockroach who had journalistic ambitions and wrote his stories by diving onto a typewriter keyboard. In Shinbone Alley lived his unruly friend Mehitabel the cat. Both were the inventions of Don Marquis and … Continue reading

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Ask Your Doctor About Foolium by Roy Trumbull

I wrote this after seeing one too many full page ads for RX meds followed by the tiny print for the disclaimers about the nasty side effects. Often the new med wasn’t as efficacious as an existing generic med.

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Blue Jays by Mark Twain

This story is from Mark Twain’s Library of Humor. This is the story of a blue-jay who just can’t seem to store enough acorns to fill up a hole.

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Certain Death Cola by Roy Trumbull

A business scheme based upon truth brings riches to those employing it. Imagine a can of high fructose corn syrup cola with a detailed list of all the medical ills drinking it will cause.

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Early FM Tales by Roy Trumbull

One would think that the way an FM station makes money is by selling commercials. For decades the owners have made money by selling the station to a bigger fool. Now the biggest fools own all the stations. This story … Continue reading

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Fables In Slang by George Ade

George Ade was a newspaper man from Indiana who made his mark in Chicago writing about the common man. His “Fables In Slang” elevated him above the fate of scribes (news reporters) and into the rarefied atmosphere of syndication. The … Continue reading

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Fiend’s Delight by Ambose Bierce

Amrose Bierce was a newspaper reporter and writer with a very dark twisted sense of humor. He went to Mexico during the Mexican Revolution and was never heard from again. His story was told in the movie “Old Gringo”. These … Continue reading

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Gallus Gallus Mechanique by Roy Trumbull

As micro electronics hits the wall it’s biology’s chance to take over the job of making things smaller and better. For starters, hens laying hard drives.

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