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Tag Archives: Books
Which Fictional Character Would You Marry?
I love me some fiction, Modern Philosophers. Sure, the truth might be stranger in some instances, but fiction is exponentially more entertaining pretty much all the time. My marriage was definitely one of those circumstances when truth outdid fiction in … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Love Tagged Books, fiction, Humor, Marriage, Modern Philosopher, movies, Rey, sarcasm, satire, Star Wars, television 54 Comments
What Would It Take To Make You Truly Happy?
A couple of interesting things happened at work yesterday, Modern Philosophers. We found out that we were all getting raises, and that the company was finally going to be able to contribute to our 401K accounts again. It’s not a … Continue reading
Writer’s Day: Dave Wrote A Book!
I woke up in a panic this morning, Modern Philosophers! I snatched the alarm clock off my nightstand, saw the time, and freaked out because I had overslept and was going to be late for work. That was when I … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Philosophy, Writing Tagged Black Island, Books, David Forbes Brown, debut novel, Humor, literature, Modern Philosopher, Sarcasm, satire, The Nite Show, Writer's Day 15 Comments
What If The Vogons Were Right?
I try to never get too preachy on this blog, Modern Philosophers, but sometimes, the pursuit of Deep Thoughts takes me in that direction. I am not always pleased with our behavior as a species, and yesterday was one of … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Philosophy Tagged Books, Douglas Adams, Humor, life, Modern Philosopher, News, Sarcasm, satire, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the galaxy, venting, Vogons 18 Comments
Author Turned Into Toad After Publishing “Harry PottErotica”
Strange story out of Milford, Maine today, Modern Philosophers… Suzette LeBlanc, a local author who fancied herself to be a Harry Potter expert and super fan, has been transformed into a big, ugly, scary toad. The incident took place shortly … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Philosophy Tagged Books, Harry Potter, Hermione, Humor, JK Rowling, Magic, Modern Philosopher, Reading, Sarcasm, satire, Witches 17 Comments
That Summer I Almost Hated Charles Dickens
With tomorrow being Bastille Day, Modern Philosophers, my mind can’t help but drift back to that Summer when I started to hate Charles Dickens. It was the Summer before eighth grade. Or was it the Summer after seventh grade? It’s … Continue reading
Posted in Holidays, Humor, Philosophy Tagged A Tale of Two Cities, Bastille Day, Books, Charles Dickens, Humor, life, literature, Modern Philosopher, Reading, Sarcasm, satire 30 Comments
The Bookstore Attraction Conundrum
Doyle wasn’t sure why he’d picked that exact moment to look up from his book. Even now, weeks removed from the incident, he couldn’t tell you if it was just a feeling he had, or if the Fates themselves had … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Love, Philosophy, Writing Tagged Books, bookstore, dating, fiction, Humor, Modern Philosopher, pick up lines, Relationships, Sarcasm, satire, short story 79 Comments
Mrs. Claus Working To Improve Elf Literacy
The House on the Hill welcomed a special guest from The North Pole today, Modern Philosophers. Mrs. Claus surprised me with a Writer’s Day visit, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled. “I knew from reading your blog that you … Continue reading
Posted in Holidays, Humor, Philosophy Tagged Books, Christmas, Elves, Humor, literacy, Modern Philosopher, Mrs. Claus, North Pole, Reading, Sarcasm, satire 2 Comments
Man Infected By Bookworm Reads 212 Books In One Week
Old Town’s Marty Frost had never been much of a reader until his wife dragged him to a rundown bookstore near the Canadian border last week. Ever since that trip, Marty has not been able to stop reading. “He’s been … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Love, Philosophy Tagged Books, Bookworms, Humor, Marriage, Modern Philosopher, Reading, Romance, Sarcasm, satire 61 Comments
In New Bio, God Admits To Also Resting On The Fifth Day
In the new biography, I Did It My Way: My Book Of Revelations, God reveals that He did not wait until the seventh day to rest. “I guess it’s time to finally come clean, and admit that I actually knocked … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Philosophy Tagged biography, Books, God, happy hour, Humor, Modern Philosopher, Pope Francis, Religion, Sarcasm, satire 13 Comments