All posts tagged Jake Katz

The Trojan Horse

This is by Dr. Jake Katz.

Tell me, O twins from the land of Odysseus and Onassis, of Agnew and Apollo, O inheritors of the roles of Castor and Polydeuces: have you heard the story of how, through trickery, the Achaeans were able to pass through the impregnable walls of Ilium and bring low the Trojan defenders? Listen, then; and may I push your heads just a bit closer to the water’s surface, slightly below perhaps? No?

Well, in any … Read the rest...

PUNgue Twister

From: Dr. Jake Katz via alt.callahans

I wish I had a small truck so I could take advantage of a contract hauling opportunity I saw mentioned the other day. Seems a water- garden company wants a load of frogs delivered, but they have to be delivered in a special bog-like container that will fit in a pickup truck’s bed. They’ll pay in food, which is exactly what the cat likes best!

For each load delivered, the company will provide one … Read the rest...

The Ark

These were posted by Jake Katz (aka Mephistoff Ellis) on alt.callahans. Thanks.

Ham and Shem were through with their labors and rested, watching their father. He raised his eyes to the heavens and said, “Okay, Lord, we got the ark all built. Now what?”

A booming voice replied, “Noah, you must go forth and gather two of each kind of animal, one male and one female, that they may replenish the earth when my waters recede.”

“Ummm… listen, that’s well … Read the rest...

Clone with beans

These were posted by Jake Katz (aka Mephistoff Ellis) on alt.callahans. Thanks.

The nameless man held his cans of Hearty Beans with Bacon and glanced nervously at the automated checkout counter. He’d managed to cross untold miles of devastation. He’d discovered and then entered the miraculously intact super-super-market (the door sensors had identified him as a clone, but since the war, who wasn’t?). He’d found cans of food, and — he knew he’d need one — a can opener. Now … Read the rest...

Making Hay…

These were posted by Jake Katz (aka Mephistoff Ellis) on alt.callahans. Thanks.

For a couple of weeks after Hurricane Bonnie drenched the Eastern seaboard of the USA a month ago, farmers had to spread great stacks of alfalfa and hay and timothy grass out in the fields to dry. Some of them prayed for the weather not to be cloudy, so the feed their livestock will need this winter would be dry and good, not moldy.

They prayed for the … Read the rest...