Category Archives: HUMOR

Video: ‘DST: Daylie Saying Time’

[my video] I expose the truth about the mass delusion of DST, daylight saving time–before I’m too sleep-deprived. There may be Cajun French involved. And kitchen items. I’ve said too much already. Link to video Closed-captioning (CC) and transcript available.

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‘Ticket-holding fits’? (lost in translation)

Have you ever been so excited to ride a boat that you had ticket-holding fits? Perhaps, but I don’t think that’s what the translator of a certain Chinese sign meant. A photo on Leonie Doyle’s blog (Lightlyskipping) shows a sign … Continue reading

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Video: ‘The Calculendar (Rebecca Black – ‘Friday’-Inspired) Commercial’

[my video] Have trouble figuring out the days of the week? You need The Calculendar! This TV-commercial parody was inspired by the lyrics Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday Today it is Friday, Friday [. . .] Tomorrow is Saturday And Sunday … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Spot the Ambiguity’

[my video] Steven and Brandon have a misunderstanding. Can you spot the ambiguity? Link to video Closed-captioning (CC) and transcript available.

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Video: ‘The Time That’s Spruced With Pine’

[my video] After a short, original light-verse poem, hear about Christmas and Japanese New Year’s and learn some Japanese words related to New Year’s. Link to video Closed-captioning (CC) and transcript available.

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Video: ‘Talking to Zoo Animals’

[my video] Here’s my story of talking to zoo animals and imitating their calls. It’s a true story, but I took some dramatic license. I didn’t actually wear glasses as a young child. And I don’t remember the monkeys’ food … Continue reading

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Funny video: ‘Don’t You Just Love Working in an Office?’

Youtube videos are not all stunts/cute animals or else (near-)professional content. There are also simple, low-budget amateur videos that are well-written and well-performed, such as katinatreesee’s video “Don’t You Just Love Working in an Office?” She plays a slacker office-worker … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Language and Humor: First Show’

[my first live-action video] This is the first show of “Language and Humor.” You’ll see that everything goes well until— Actually, you’ll see that it never starts going well. Could I— Could I have a moment alone, please? Link to … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Logo Teaser Trailer Parody’

[my first video] While I was working on my blog layout recently, my site logo asked if he could have a little time off. I said OK. Little did I know that he’d gotten a starring role in a movie. … Continue reading

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The Force is strong in these GPS voices

[Obligatory Yoda inverted word order here insert you may.] The folks at TomTom are selling Star Wars voices for their GPS devices and seemed to have enjoyed the making of behind-the-scenes videos of the recording sessions. The Yoda one has … Continue reading

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