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Punslingers Round Four, 1st Half (Video)

Category: Pun Cascade, Rated PG, Video

Due to batteries going kaput, I only caught the first of the two competitions in Round Four of Punslingers. It was between Ben Ziek and Dav Wallace, and the topic was Celebrity Questions.

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Punslingers Round Three (Video)

Category: Pun Cascade, Rated PG, Video

The third round of Punslingers involved eight competitors in four matches:

I was running low on batteries at this point, so I apologize for the abrupt break in the middle.

Topics covered included:
– Famous Vehicles
– Theatre
– Religion
– Tubes… Read the rest...

Gillian Anderson

Category: Picture Pun, Rated G

This visual pun is a bit more clever than most. Gillian Withouterson

Punslingers Round Two (Video)

Category: Pun Cascade, Puns, Rated PG, Video

Here’s the second round of Punslingers from last weekend’s O. Henry Pun-Off. It’s a mere 41 minutes in length.

Topics included:
– Handwriting Instruments
– Desserts, no Candy
– Exercise
– Magic & Illusions
– Currency & Coins
– Power Tools
– Fruits & Vegetables
– Archeology… Read the rest...

Putin on the Ritz

Category: Current Events, Picture Pun, Rated G

This series of picture puns is making the rounds.

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Punslingers Round One (Video)

Category: Pun Cascade, Puns, Rated PG, Video

Here’s the first round of Punslingers from last weekend’s O. Henry Pun-Off. Grab some popcorn, because it runs for almost seventy minutes of puns!

Topics included:
– Space Travel
– Toys
– Candy, no Desserts
– Metal
– Photography
– Disney
– World War II
– Bread
– Mythology
– Headwear
– Chemistry
– Flowers
– Geology
– Hair, no Products
– Glassware
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Punslingers (2013 Pun-Off) Results

Category: Rated G

The second half of the annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships is Punslingers, a head-to-head battle of puns in a single elimination format. Thirty-two competitors are narrowed down to one with varying topics.

Here are the results, with the topics in parentheses.

Round One

Mark Eells defeats Scott Seay (Space Travel)
Ben Zeik defeats Brian Agler (Toys)
Jerzy Gwiazdowski defeats Satya Manz (Candy, no Desserts)
Gracie Deegan defeats Andrew Johnson (Metal)
Andy Balinsky defeats Sean De Tore (Photography)
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There is a Frog in his Throat

Category: Rated G, Short Snorts

John Sugg submitted this little gem.


I was weed eating my creek bank today when I startled a lime green frog off the bank into the water where it was promptly caught by a snake. I watched as that snake “swallowed that poor boy whole.” The frog emitted a defiant ribbet just as he disappeared down the snake’s gullet. Then it struck what I had just witnessed, a frog croaking.… Read the rest...

Punniest of Show 1st Place: Ben Ziek

Category: Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated PG, Video

Multi-winner in both Punniest of Show and Punslinger Ben Ziek puns on spices to score 39 points. This was a tie for first place, but he won in a poll of the audience.

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Punniest of Show 2nd Place: Alex Petri

Category: Gatling Puns, Puns, Rated G, Video

Alex Petri’s Biblical skit earned her 39 points and a tie for first place, but she lost in a poll of audience noise.

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