Humor Columns

A Tale of Two Boars – Part One

A Tale of Two Boars – Part One

If Dr. Seuss could have imagined an animal and brought it to life, it might have looked like the bearded boar.
Losing Autofocus: A Fraction of a Second in Borneo

Losing Autofocus: A Fraction of a Second in Borneo

One of the reasons we do dumb things when traveling.
A Tale of Two Monkeys

A Tale of Two Monkeys

In Borneo's Bako National Park: Promiscuous proboscises and macaque attacks.
Suburban Safari

Suburban Safari

"Coming home and being greeted by your teenaged sons at the front door is never a good sign...." Guest humor columnist Lois Podoshen confronts a slithery intruder.
Close Encounters of the Mylar Kind

Close Encounters of the Mylar Kind

A Singapore space critter balloon mystery!
Learning to Breathe

Learning to Breathe

"I could never quite master the coordinated effort of stroking, kicking, inhaling above water, and exhaling below water, without sucking 93 pints of chlorine into my nasal passages."
Renting a Motorbike in Vietnam

Renting a Motorbike in Vietnam

On Phu Quoc Island, Dave feels the wind in his imaginary hair -- with special guest rockers, the Partridge Family!
Crazy Stuff I Make My Husband Do: Vietnam by Motorbike

Crazy Stuff I Make My Husband Do: Vietnam by Motorbike

Guest Globejotter Kattina Rabdau-Fox turns Dave into a biker stud. Or something like that.
Ten Salty Mosquitoes

Ten Salty Mosquitoes

A lazy afternoon in Saigon: If people on the street are staring, wondering what we are doing there, we're in the right place.
100 Hours of Humo(u)r: The Good, the Bad, and the Utterly Stupid

100 Hours of Humo(u)r: The Good, the Bad, and the Utterly Stupid

A round-up of all 100 blog posts from my weirdest publicity stunt ever.