Moonlite Bunny Ranch

Last week I spoke at yet another Mensa “gathering” (convention), this one a regional affair hosted by the Northern Nevada chapter. I happen to know several Mensans in Nevada: some are readers, several are relatives of good friends here in Colorado. They really begged and pleaded for me to come and talk at the first Regional Gathering they were doing, and I finally relented.

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Why My Job is So Fun

I have the best job in the world. Or, at least, it’s in the Top Ten! Sometimes, though, my format constrains me a bit: for instance, I don’t consider university newspapers to be “mainstream,” and they thus are not eligible sources for This is True stories.

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The Argument Every Man Has Been Looking For

Sometimes I think of a funnier tagline after I publish an issue. Sometimes I think of a funnier tagline before I publish it, but I don’t use it — usually because it’s just too nasty. This is one of those cases, so if you don’t like crude, you’ve been warned. Otherwise, on with the story, from the 21 July 2002 column:

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