favorite bit from mcsweeney’s humor book

here’s my favorite short bit from Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans : The Best of McSweeney’s, Humor Category. i read this outloud to my “fellow campers” around the campfire this week, and could barely get through it, i was laughing so hard.

Possible Follow-Up Songs For One-Hit Wonders
by John Moe

“How Are We Going to Get These Dogs Back In?”

“Bust an Additional Move”

“Seriously, Eileen, Come On”

“Remember When You Lit Up My Life? That Was Great”

(geez, i’m laughing like crazy just typing these. my wife just walked past and said, “you’re enjoying yourself!”)

“I Will Now Pass the Dutchie Back to You and Thank You for Passing It to Me Originally Because I Really Enjoyed the Dutchie”

“The Morning That the Lights Came Back On in Georgia”

“Everybody Was Kung Fu Making Up”

“Whoomp! There It Continues to Be”

“867-5309, Extension 2”

“We Never Took It and Persist in Our Refusal to Take It”

3 thoughts on “favorite bit from mcsweeney’s humor book”

  1. HAHA!! Those are hilarious!

    How about these:

    “Keep pouring the sugar on me but can you also add some splenda and equal?”

    “We gotta listen! For our right! To follow the rules!”

    and :)

    “I forgot the sisters and I forgot the fathers but you’re stayin alive…”

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