Wednesday, February 12

There Can Be Only Pun: Literary Fashion

by Sean Adams

You guys, I have an addiction. I'm addicted to puns. I need them. I can't get enough of them. I HUNGER FOR THEM. That's why I've set up this weekly blog feature: so you guys can feed my addiction. Every week, I'll name the topic, give you some examples, and then you'll pun away in the comments, on Facebook, or on Twitter. I'll choose the best ones and post them here next week. Sound good? Good! Let's do it!

THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Literary Fashion!

Authors are known for being some of the best dressed people in the world. Okay, that's a lie. But they make for great fashion puns. Like:

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Wednesday, January 15

There Can Be Only Pun: Literary Candy

by Sean Adams

Thanks to all who competed in and observed the ChamPUNship! Ut was a great time, and we'll be sure to do more of that soon! In the meantime, things are back to normal around here:

You guys, I have an addiction. I'm addicted to puns. I need them. I can't get enough of them. I HUNGER FOR THEM. That's why I've set up this weekly blog feature: so you guys can feed my addiction. Every week, I'll name the topic, give you some examples, and then you'll pun away in the comments, on Facebook, or on Twitter. I'll choose the best ones and post them here next week. Sound good? Good! Let's do it!

THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Sweet, Sweet Literature!

We like candy. We like classic literature. We figured, hey, why not put 'em together? Check it:

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Tuesday, January 15

There Can Be Only Pun: Snacks of Literature

by Sean Adams

It seems like I face some new, frustrating dilemma almost every day. For a while, I tried to solve each one on my own, but I just can't do it anymore. I'm in over my head, and I need your help, Wooters! So, each week, I'm going to post a problem that I'm facing and you're going to help me solve it. But here's the catch: the solutions need to be puns. That's right: logic is secondary; puns are the primary goal here. I'll choose the best pun and announce it in next week's post.

THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Literary Snack Food!

You guys, I'm throwing a party. The theme: literature! I've got the invites made up and the decorations picked out already; now, I  need to decide what to serve. I'm thinking simple snacks and dips with fun literary names. For example:

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Tuesday, October 23

The Debunker: How Was Dracula Killed?

by Ken Jennings

The poet John Keats called autumn a “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” Let’s leave the “mellow fruitfulness” for November - October is all about the season of mists. We’ve asked Jeopardy! smart-aleck Ken Jennings to fact-check the spookiest Halloween lore he could dig up and fill us in on all these monstrous misconceptions.

Spooky Myth #4: Dracula Was Killed By a Stake Through the Heart.

A wooden stake through the heart is often said, in vampire lore, to be the only way to kill one of the pesky bloodsuckers. But apparently Bram Stoker, the Irish novelist who created Dracula, didn’t get the memo. At the climax of his 1897 novel, Mina Harker describes Drac’s death like this:

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Thursday, June 07