Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Del Close Marathon in 15 Seconds

Last week, we gave a spotlight to our dear friend Rudy Behrens, whose improv team will be participating in the annual 14th  Del Close Marathon at the UCB Theatre in NYC. Thanks to Ed Vail we have some history of … Continue reading

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Hiss! Snake Jokes

What do you call a snake that works for the government? A civil serpent! Why did the two boa constrictors get married? Because they had a crush on each other! What do you do if you find a black mamba … Continue reading

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Rain Banned From All New England Memorial Day Celebrations

In response to the rash of rain and torrent of thunderstorms that have frequently ruined many New Englanders’ Memorial Day celebrations, President Obama has vowed to sign an emergency bill that will prohibit rain during any Memorial Day function held … Continue reading

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Del Close Marathon 2012: Look for Rudy Behrens

Mirth in a Box will be conducting a series of interviews with the performers at 2012 DelClose Marathon in NYC. What’s your name? Rudy Behrens Where are you from? Northern California What’s the name of your team? Boy Butter How long have … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Stars to Merge with Diners Drive-ins and Dives?

The Food Network and ABC are toe to toe in negotiations to merge two of the top TV reality shows, “Dancing with the Stars” and “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives“. In an effort to side step viewer boredom and chop production … Continue reading

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Oh Please! Portmanteaus

English would be so boring if it never changed. Portmanteaus are new words that are formed by joining two others and combining their meanings. See if you can guess which to words were combined to make these mashups: Muppet Ginormous … Continue reading

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American Bike Month: A Few Jokes for the Road!

Mirth in a Box welcomes Edward Vail a regular contributor to MirthinaBlog.com Did you know that May is American Bike Month? Well, I’m sure that if you asked one of your skinny jean wearing, mustachioed friends, they would know. Let’s … Continue reading

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Connecticut to Undergo Treatment for Low Self Esteem

Fairfield, CT The US Department of State Psychiatry (USDSP) has announced that Connecticut will under go treatment for low self esteem effective immediately. “There are serious long term implications in having a state, so close to NYC and other population-dense … Continue reading

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Creatures That Would Be Absolutely Terrifying If They Were Six Feet Tall

Sea Monkeys Earwigs Gerbils Babies Those weird centipede things that crawl out of sink drains Chihuahuas Lobsters Toads Rubber Cockroaches No worries! This is only the stuff of nightmares and not reality. We swiped the idea for this blog post … Continue reading

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Amusing Anagrams

Mirth in a Box likes any sort of word play including anagrams. An anagrams is a rearrangement of the letters of one word or phrase to form another word or phrase. We thought these were pretty clever: Dormitory=Dirty Room Evangelist=Evil’s … Continue reading

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