Category: Humor

Funny things

Worldbuilding Wednesday 1/11/23: Jewish Delis

New York City is famous for its Jewish delicatessens, with Katz’s still being the oldest and the best known. This particular kind of eatery sprang up in the late 1800s when German immigrants began to settle in lower Manhattan.  The food was decidedly Teutonic: sauerkraut, pickles, cold cuts, sausages. Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe later …

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Worldbuilding Wednesday 1/4/23: Best of Twittersnips 2022
xxxx(Magic Items)

My favorite Twittersnip magic items of 2022.   2022 Magic Items Anzha’s Bubble: This glass bubble measures 2” and constantly shifts colors. When held in the palm, it induces memories of the most tranquil place the holder ever visited, inducing in them calm and peace. Bag of the Banshee: This cursed sack screams loudly whenever …

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Worldbuilding Wednesday 12/28/22: Best of Twittersnips
xxxx2022 (Spells)

My favorite Twittersnip spells of the year!   2022 Spells Alter Skeletal Alignment: Gives the effect of a visit to the chiropractor on any creature that has bones. Arrow of the Mage: Not a physical arrow, but the dynamics of ‘shooting’ it are the same. Enables one mage to send a spell they know to …

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Don’t Eat the Medusa Christmas Cookies…

Or this might happen to you! …or, more terrifyingly, you may yourself turn into a Christmas cookie…

Worldbuilding Wednesday 12/14/22: Christmas Traditions
xxxxAround the World

  Christmas can be a pretty bizarre holiday, being as it’s conglomeration of pagan, Catholic, and secular traditions. In the Catalan region of Spain, for example, there’s the traditional of the Caga Tio, or shitting log, that is stuffed with presents and hit like a pinata on Christmas Eve until it gives them up. Related …

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Medusa Christmas Cookies

Heavy on the chocolate and glitter!  

Creepy Elves: Real or Fake?

I decided to have a little fun with my annual post on Christmas horror. Creepy-looking elves abound on the internet creating their own little Uncanny Valleys, and it’s just as easy for AI Art engines to make them as well, whether or not they were intended to be creepy. So I am trying an experiment. …

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Dragon Waffle

I present to you… a waffle shaped like a Chinese dragon! AI art at its greatest.

She Came from Planet Five

She came from Planet Five I knew it all the time She wore a metal miniskirt As she stood knee-deep in dirt

Worldbuilding Wednesday 10/5/22: Haircuts (Silly)

An AI can generate recipes, stories, Halloween costumes… but how about haircuts? A silly list for you to laugh at, though some of these may be plausible in some future setting.   Haircuts that don’t, and shouldn’t, exist Aseptic: The haircut is done by cutting short, curly ends of the hair. When the hair is …

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