Friday, October 24, 2008

Isaac Asimov and John Ciardi, Purveyors of Smut

There once were two literary icons
Whose pens were governed by hard-ons
     Nasty limericks they did write
     Causing me quite a fright
To erase these thoughts I 'll need multiple Krylons

From Isaac Asimov:

From John Ciardi:

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Vintage Mad Libs

I played a lot of Mad Libs with my sister and cousins at Grandma's house back in the 1970s. For some reason I thought they were a product of the 1970s, but I learned otherwise today in an estate sale find of these 3 vintage first editions in unused condition from 1958, 1959 and 1962:

Here is one so you can play along at home:

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Dear Friend:

Loyd Shelby needs your vote in the Dallas school board run-off.  He is in a tough battle against his Negro loving opponent.

Monday, October 6, 2008