Monkeying Around

July 6, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

You would think Omaha, safely ensconced in the Midwest, where no monkeys come from, wouldn’t have much of a monkey problem. But Omaha history is surprisingly full of problematic monkeys and apes—here are just a […]

Get Lost

December 4, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

We pause now for a moment of silence in memory of the plethora, the genus, phylum, and species of old jokes japing the male’s propensity to stubbornly refuse to ask for help on the way to […]

Never Get Involved With a Writer

October 20, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Never… Ever… Never, never, get involved with a writer. Now, that is not to say that writers are not nice people.  Many of them are perfectly decent sorts, especially when they are sleeping.  It’s in […]

Saying Yes to Improv

July 31, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Humor, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 The Encounter. As soon as the word “morph” came up, I knew I was going to be in trouble. My improv workshop with Dylan Rohde, the founder and co-owner of […]

My Daily Wake

July 17, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 Omaha Magazine. I get up every weekday morning at 10 minutes after three. Let me repeat, it’s very dark, sometimes very cold, and always very, very, very, early in […]

Oh Dear!

June 26, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Humor, Parenting, Publications

It’s summertime and I’m taking full advantage of the fact that my kids are preteens and sleeping in. Camp Mom is pretty laid back and the kids seem to appreciate it. Yesterday, I filled up […]

Lord Acton Said it Best

June 25, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Humor, Opinion, Publications

I’ve never owned a video camera of any kind. Okay, so I’ve just been reminded that my cell phone gizmo has such a device, but having never used it I still qualify as a video […]

Not Funny

June 1, 2015 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, Opinion, Publications

This column was printed in the 2015 May/June issue of Omaha Magazine. It says right there in an old bio I sent out years ago, “I was once Paul Newman’s bodyguard.” Okay, I lied. Or, […]

Catalonia Dreaming

April 30, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, HerFamily, Humor, Publications

Article originally published in April 2015 edition of Her Family. Barcelona didn’t get any snow this past winter. The soccer-crazed (make that fútbol-crazed) Spanish city that hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics is on roughly the […]

Theresa Sindelar

April 21, 2015 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

As perhaps Omaha’s reigning queen of comedy, actress Theresa Sindelar is renowned for her ability to evoke peels of laughter on stages all across the city. She understands exactly what to do when the lights […]


 
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