Humor is Humerus

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Humor is a “funny” thing.  Har har.  Sometimes humor is not too humerus:


If you’re not careful with your jokes, you’ll offend someone, which could by touchy.  (Did I mean touché?)


I do not like to see or make jokes that hurt people or animals, or humor that promotes violence, or disrespects religion, or is a little too risqué, or pokes at disenfranchised groups of people.  Bad humor propagates bad memes and bad manners.  I’m a member of several of those disenfranchised groups.   Yet once in a while, I don’t mind making funnies at my own expense.  It’s a release valve of sorts.  So here is a quaint, disjointed selection of humor that may or may not be funny or politically correct, as I let off some steam:

Bullets If I Was a Bird Lesbian Humor Transgender Humor What Doesn't Kill Me Kilt Bar Stool

Scene from one of my favorite movies, Young Frankenstein:

The first photo, featuring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Jr, strikes a serious chord for me.  After my daddy died when I was 5 years old, I was smitten with the I Love Lucy show.  I never missed an episode if it was within my control.  But I never cracked a smile either, even with Lucy’s hilarious shenanigans.  Seems I was watching the program to understand what a loving and functional family was really like.  Lucy and other popular comedies from that era instilled in me an idealized notion of marriage and family.  Later on, it was The Waltons:

And later on, it was the lesser-known TV series The Wonder Years.  I would have given anything to be the Fred Savage character:

All these dreams, all these deeply held wishes, is what fueled my vulnerability to my psychopathic wife. Humor, music, art — they are intertwined and they make us human and make us what we are. Let us try to use them to understand and to heal.

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