VIEW from the BLEACHERS

My personal search for signs of intelligent life in the universe and in my neighborhood

A humor blog

by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC

Having Fun with Unwanted Solicitors

Having Fun with Unwanted Solicitors

I don’t know why, but I can’t seem to resist pranking pushy solicitors who want to take my money or my time. Something just goes off in my brain that says, “Time to have a little fun with this annoying intruder.” Let me explain why it’s so much fun to mess with them.

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Introducing the Amazing, Incredible MIRACLE BOX!

Introducing the Amazing, Incredible MIRACLE BOX!

Once every generation, an entirely new product category comes along that is so powerful, so game-changing that it literally redefines how we live our lives. Radio, then television, followed by the personal computer, the Internet and even smart phones. And now, another game changer – the amazing, incredible MIRACLE BOX.

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Surviving Christmas Dinner with Relatives

Surviving Christmas Dinner with Relatives

Christmas is a time of great joy and togetherness. Sometimes, a little too much togetherness. Especially when your annoying conspiracy-theory-loving Uncle joins the dinner – with his new girlfriend – even when they weren’t invited. Still, I’m confident everything will go just fine. Well, at least hopeful. Good luck.

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Mister Rogers is My Hero

Mister Rogers is My Hero

I never watched his show when I was a kid. I thought he was a dweeb and weird and boring. But as I have grown, I have come to appreciate the wisdom, if not the genius, of this incredible human being. And that’s why I consider Fred Rogers a hero.

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Stories from the Cat House

Stories from the Cat House

My wife and I run a cat house. Oh, no, I didn’t mean a brothel. Trust me, my wife would never let me try running that kind of business again. I mean, we foster kittens. It’s a ton of fun – especially if you love scooping up kitten poop six times a day.

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I Am So Sick of White Guys

A bitingly hilarious political satire coloring book — the perfect gift to infuriate that special Trump supporter in your life.

YOU'RE GROUNDED FOR LIFE

You're Grounded For Life book

Read this hysterically funny book about Tim Jones’s many parenting failures — Sure to make you feel like Parent of the Year by comparison.

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