Thursday April 24th 2014

Just Funny

10 (quick) April Fools pranks you won’t get fired for

10 (quick) April Fools pranks you won’t get fired for
March 28, 2014

You probably haven’t been planning and you just realized it’s about to be April — and really, with this weather, we can’t blame you if you thought it was still February. So these pranks are quick and cheap and probably won’t get you fired (no guarantees):

Who needs Westminster? Share your Maine mutt

Who needs Westminster? Share your Maine mutt
February 09, 2014

Let us celebrate the Mutts of Maine. Let us put their paws on a pedestal. Let us rally around our dogs of mixed breed, curious personalities, and anomolistic fur patterns. Send us a photo of your mutt (include your dog’s name, his winning characteristics, and the breeds you think he may be comprised of, as well as your name and town of residence) and we’ll gather them up in a slideshow that’ll give our mutts the credit they deserve.

Don’t go snow crazy: Write a blizzard-related haiku (post it here!)

Don’t go snow crazy: Write a blizzard-related haiku (post it here!)
January 03, 2014

That’s right, we’re asking you to stop pacing the hallway (fretting over the weather and/or gnawing on raw spaghetti) and write a weather-related poem. You’ll create something wondrous and give your noggin something to think about that won’t lead to jail time. So go ahead, show us your blizzard genius.

5 ways to weather the storm (unless we don’t! Wait, what?!?)

5 ways to weather the storm (unless we don’t! Wait, what?!?)
January 02, 2014

A French Toast Alerts System might prove handy here in Maine, too. Or a Ryan’s Irish Cream Alert System. Both are swell on a snow day. But weather forecasters are helpful to listen to, too. And they’re projecting quite the storm for Friday into Saturday. Events are being canceled. Driving anxiety is beginning to build. And people are starting to despair. I mean, it’s a storm! What are we gonna do!?!?