The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

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St. Jody Day 2013

I posted a link to the original St. Jody Day post back in 2009 (the first official St. Jody Day) on Facebook and Twitter. It is here. Go catch up, and then come back.  I think in the 4 years since then, we have learned a few things and we should add more items to […]

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Dick’s Last Resort Hattage

So to honor and respect me, my child and the spare made me go to Dick’s Last Resort at Fanueil Hall in Boston. The waitstaff verbally abuses you so it’s a lot like eating at home. Here are the official hats they made us wear. A little too close to home, Mickey the Waiter!

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Avoid Emergencies!

My son left his phone at home today. I spotted it in the bathroom after he’d left for the bus, and I felt the cold dread on someone who would go fetal in the same situation. He texted me with minutes from a friend’s phone as I was getting in the car and asked me […]

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What Amuses Me

Welcome to class, students of “What makes Jody laugh.” We will go deep into Rifftrax and MST3K (“The Power of Mocking Humor”) but also the following: Weird juxtapositions (signs, bad captions or the wrong video in news reports) Funny foreign packaging (aka dollar store humor) Theater of the Absurd (The Jerk, Arrested Development, Batman TV […]

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So You Want To Be a Superhero

Lesson 1 for future superheroes of America

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Response to Your Fan Letter

Hey there, Fan! It was a real thrill receiving your fan letter! As you can imagine, there are days when I get a lot of fan letters, and it is hard to write back to anyone personally because I have that Psychosomatic Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, which is aggravated by actions like responding personally to all […]

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Useless Writing Advice

I do not have the ability to give advice on being a better writer. I have the ability to give advice on just about anything and everything else, including how to choose a tomato (no skin flaws and it should smell like a tomato), but being  better writer? Well, I suppose I could try, if […]

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Useless Writing Advice

I do not have the ability to give advice on being a better writer. I have the ability to give advice on just about anything and everything else, including how to choose a tomato (no skin flaws and it should smell like a tomato), but being  better writer? Well, I suppose I could try, if […]

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Dora the Explorer Dinner Discussion

In which Jody re-creates a dinner conversation over where Dora the Explorer lives.

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Stuck In Traffic

Sorry for not posting. I’ve been stuck in a traffic jam for the last 10 days and, well, you know AT&T coverage – it’s nothing if not spotty out here, so I apologize for the radio silence!

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