At TBC we take our work very seriously, but not ourselves.   Everyday, we should all seek opportunities to smile, feel joy, express gratitude, and in the midst of any stresses we are experiencing, choose to be happy, whenever possible.   In this spirit, we offer the following nonsense for your amusement.  Enjoy!


Have a sense of humor about life - you will need it. And be courteous. (Peter Jennings (1938-2005)

Actor Gerard Depardieu - drunk on an airplane - does something rather foul.  Here, Anderson Cooper of CNN loses control and has a full-on laughing fit during his coverage.  Very funny! (follow link):  Anderson Cooper Laughing Fit

Gary Ownens - the iconic broadcaster of the 1960s and 1970s has an hysterical, on-the-air laughing fit as he "attempts" to make it through a live radio promo spot (follow link):  Gary Owens Laughing Fit

Mahatma Gandhi walked barefoot most of the time, which produced an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also ate very little, which made him rather frail and with his odd diet, he suffered from bad breath. This made him (oh, man, this is so bad, it's good) . A super-calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis.

"She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still."

The ship sank. He was the lone survivor. He swam towards a distant beach. When he arrived there, he crawled up on the shore to rest and count his blessings; that's when he saw the first one... a pecan pie. He then saw a banana split, a cup of vanilla gelato, chocolate chip cookies, caramel apples, and yellow cake. Suddenly he realized he was on a desserted island."

An amateur photographer was invited to dinner with friends and took along a few pictures to show the hostess. She looked at the photos and commented, "These are very good. You must have a good camera." He didn't make any comment. As he was leaving to go home, he said, "That was a really delicious meal.  You must have some very good pots."

The lights were too bright at the Chinese restaurant so the manager decided to dim sum.

Art and Gas Money

A thief in Paris planned to steal some valuable paintings from the Louvre.  After careful planning, he got past security, stole the paintings, and made it safely to his van. However, he was captured only two blocks away when his van ran out of gas. When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and then make such an obvious error, he replied, 'Monsieur, that is the reason I stole the paintings.  You see: I had no Monet; to buy Degas; to make the Van Gogh!