Tarzan's Tripes Forever, and Other Feghoots

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Bikers

Category: Picture Pun, Rated PG

Some random thoughts by Alan B. Combs.


Realizing it is one of the really dangerous things one can do, I still have always liked motorcycles. Back when I was young and slightly more in my prime, I rode a twin-cylinder Honda. My rule was that I would never ride a bike larger than I could upright if it ever fell over. For various reasons, I have walked away from the beasts, but I still love ‘em.

Next, you should understand … Read the rest...

The Witching Time of Fright

Category: Rated G, Shaggy Dogs

The Witching Time of Fright” by Cynthia MacGregor from “The Ants Are My Friends” by Richard Lederer & Stan Kegel (©2007)


There was a woman “of a certain age,” and age had not been kind to her. In fact, her appearance caused some to call her a witch, a fact she eventually turned to her advantage.

You see, the woman had seen both Hannibal Lecter movies and decided she would emulate his example. But unlike cannibal Hannibal, the woman ate … Read the rest...

Successfully Dieters Might Win the Nobelly Prize

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

These look better than they should to me. The creator of the picture pun is unknown.


My doctor said I needed to eat more greensRead the rest...

A Pun that Never Gets Old!

Category: Rated G, Short Snorts

Dave Wallace asks this timeless question:


What happens when your spouse achieves immortality?

That’s unbereavable.… Read the rest...

A Bad Pun is Soda Pressing

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

This picture pun is floating around. Which U.S. State has the Smallest Soft Drinks?

Interview: Ben Ziek

Category: News, Rated G

Some major events happened in May of 1997:

  • Donald Trump and Marla Maples announced their separation
  • Eddie Murphy is arrested with transsexual hooker Atisone Seiuli
  • Deep Blue beats Garry Kasparov in a six-game chess match
  • Susan Lucci loses the Daytime Emmy Award for the 17th time

And, Steve Brooks wins both Punslingers and Punniest of Show.

That rarest of pun accomplishments was repeated this year as Ben Ziek wins the two awards at the same O. Henry Pun-Off.

Ben’s Punniest … Read the rest...

Interview: Dav Wallace

Category: News, Rated G

Tarzan’s Tripes first interviewed Dav in 2011, after he took second place in Punslingers. Dav won Punslingers last year, but the complexities of my having a then six-month-old kept me from interviewing him.

This year, Dav tied for third place in Punslingers, after falling to eventual winner Ben Ziek in the semi-finals.

He graciously agreed to be interviewed again this year.


Brian: Tarzan’s Tripes interviewed you a couple of years ago after the 2011 Pun-Off. What, if anything, has … Read the rest...

May the Farce be With You

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

This picture pun is making the Kessel Run. I've Found the Rebel Bass

Flour Power

Category: Rated G, Short Snorts

Dennis Adams sent this little guy in.


What is the primary ingredient in bagels and doughnuts?

Hole wheat flour, of course.… Read the rest...

Turnip Beet a Ground

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

Clever little picture pun making the rounds…

Lettuce Turnip the BeetRead the rest...