Tag Archives: humor

Art of trolling — grammar

see more The Art of Trolling (H/T Bonnie)

Free time? What’s that?

“Help Desk” helper

I think Scott Adams bugged The Daytona Beach News-Journal. No, not really, but I doubt his strip could be any more accurate, down to the exact character. And it’s not just me. I posted the comic on the board, and every single person on the copy desk knew the person on our (un) “help desk” […]

Overheard in OUR newsroom

We made it to Overheard in the Newsroom! Whoo! 1928 Male Metro Editor to female Copy Editor about a poorly-slugged story: “Have you gotten LAID yet?” Posted on Oct 09.09 Kinda reminds me of this: “Journalists Get Laid (Off).”


I think we may have a newsroom mole because I could almost swear some of these have been said in our newsroom: From Overheard in the Newsroom: Editor: “Where is everybody today?” Graphics artist: “This is everybody, remember?” *** Fashion reporter about her loud computer: “If it’s gonna make this much noise, it oughta come […]

Feed a journalist

Dark humor for dark times. My friend and former co-worker Jodie, who now works in Australia, sent this to me recently. I posted this on Facebook, but I thought it was appropriate for here, too.

‘Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven’

That’s really the title of the book I reviewed in today’s paper. I highly, highly recommend this book by Susan Jane Gilman for you travelers out there. (What did you think of it, Jessica?) For why I feel that way, check out my review ‘Heaven’ chronicles 2 women’s gripping trip from hell. (Review should be […]