Tag Archives: Comedy

Hold my calls, I’m blogging

I have no idea who created this little comic gem of a video, but since hundreds of Travel Between the Pages followers are bloggers I had to share it. The video is via the German blog site Kraftfuttermischwerk . NB: … Continue reading

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“It was a dark and stormy night.”

Since 1982 the Bulwer Lytton Fiction Contest has challenged participants to write a truly awful opening sentence to the worst novel never written. The whimsical literary competition honors Sir Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, whose 1830 novel Paul Clifford begins with “It … Continue reading

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Every Traveler Needs A Magic Backpack

In the magical video below, actor/comedian/magician Michael Carbonaro demonstrates the extrordinary attributes of an amzing “Swiss Army’ backpack. I’m sure that once you see it you’ll want one too.  

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Always Return Your Library Books On Time

Conan the Librarian has zero tolerance for tardy returns.  

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Beckett’s Theories

Two short works from underappreciated Canadian poet, essayist, Greek scholar Anne Carson.      

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Bad Cartography

I love a good map, but a bad map, or a just plain silly map, can be hilarious. Terrible Maps is an anonymous online project that has been sharing some truly wacky and ridiculous examples for nearly three years. Here are a … Continue reading

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Underground Reading

Riding the New York City subways, you’re going to see lots of folks engrossed in a wide variety of reading material. Comedians Akilah Hughes and Scott Rogowsky elicit plenty of double-takes and much laughter with their twisted fake book covers. … Continue reading

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Grate Expectations

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Are You Having A Laugh

St George’s Church in Bloomsbury seems an unlikely location for London’s newest museum. The Museum of Comedy, Britain’s first museum dedicated to comedic artifacts, was founded by theater owner Martin Witts to display his collection of thousands of comedic curiosities. … Continue reading

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What’s In a Cover

The self-described “goons’ at the comedy website Something Awful periodically post a series of humorous re-imagined bookcovers from classic titles. While they range from cringe-worthy to hilarious, they’re worth a peek. Here’s a sample, but check-out the site for more … Continue reading

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