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When Irish Eyes Are Chasing The Eclipse

A couple of years ago my friend John Dunne from Dublin (Ireland, not Ohio) emailed me and said he was coming to the US for the solar eclipse. Naturally I replied, “What solar eclipse?” I know what you’re thinking: “Greg, … Continue reading

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Comical Kiwi Land

A Few Funnier Photos from our New Zealand group tour Anywhere you travel in the world, you can find some local version of deep-fried dough: No idea what a golden hippo is doing in New Zealand: “Going green” over here … Continue reading

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Funny Shirt Gets Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Note: This is a story of wildly improbable events. A series of many unlikely and good things happening one after the other. I don’t mean for it to come across like boasting. My attitude is more like astonishment. It’s the … Continue reading

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Wrathful Electrons Bring Smitedown

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.”  (Elvis Presley) Last month, in the span of one week… My roof leaked into my kitchen. My cell phone called in sick. My TV went on the fritz. My car A/C called … Continue reading

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The TRUTH about Valentine’s Day

Greg Tamblyn Newsletter – February 2015 “I’m looking for someone who will love me for who I think I am.” (from a cartoon by Tim Lachowski) In case you were wondering… Valentines Day originated a long time ago when Bacchus, … Continue reading

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Flying Spaghetti Monster Strikes Again

As I may have mentioned, I come from a place called Kansas. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. It’s a state roughly in the middle of the United States. We’re mostly known for flatness, wheat, tornadoes, and of course: Dorothy and … Continue reading

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The Naked Bike Ride, Politics, & Music

SHOCKINGLY AMUSING “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” (Mark Twain) Not once in my entire performing career have I had to take the stage following a naked bike ride. But Saturday night in … Continue reading

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Pets Are Funny

My dog cracks me up every day. For example: Being a natural hunter, and off-leash a lot, she can get into some really stinky stuff. (That’s not the funny part.) There is only one remedy for this: the dreaded Bath. … Continue reading

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Black Hole Consumes Big Bag Of Gas

Astronomers have announced that for the first time, we are about to witness an itinerant gas cloud get devoured by a black hole. This cosmic death trap of a vortex, innocently named Sagittarius A, will capture the passing cloud, (which … Continue reading

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Save These Fruitcakes!

In a little corner of southwest Missouri, in a place called Assumption Abbey, lives a small order of Trappist monks who support themselves by – and I swear this is true – making fruitcakes. 125 fruitcakes every day. Over 30,000 … Continue reading

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