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.
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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...
This picture pun is making the Kessel Run.
Dennis Adams sent this little guy in.
What is the primary ingredient in bagels and doughnuts?
Hole wheat flour, of course.… Read the rest...
Clever little picture pun making the rounds…
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A pun forty something years in the making.
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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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
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This visual pun is a bit more clever than most.
Here’s the second round of Punslingers from last weekend’s O. Henry Pun-Off. It’s a mere 41 minutes in length.
– Handwriting Instruments
– Desserts, no Candy
– Magic & Illusions
– Currency & Coins
– Power Tools
– Fruits & Vegetables
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