2017 Thanksgiving Facts and Trivia | Have you heard about another FIRST at the White House that involves turkey leftovers and a fight? Read at your own risk, because it just might be true | More>

Board a Bus-full of Laughs | Laughing is good for your health, and the LaZoom Kid's Comedy Tour has your whole family covered this holiday season. There's also a variety of tours for adults. Call ahead since tickets often are sold out; just as you'd expect in a city known for being happy | More>

The Asheville Disclaimer | Online and in print. Consider it to be Asheville's wonderful version of The Onion. Created by Asheville's best known funny man, Tom Scheve. For local-oriented yucks, and for keeping up with local news (sort of), give a read anytime online — or in every weekly print issue of Mountain Xpress. The Disclaimer is guaranteed to help clear your head of the fog caused by the failing so-called presidency of what's his face? Oh, yeah, Trader Trump. Hehehehehehehe. | | More>

Two Saturday comedy shows at The Grey Eagle

Asheville's Comedy Club at The Grey Eagle | Previously known as the Funny Business Comedy Show, the show must go on, and the standup comedy show does go on regularly at The Grey Eagle, located in the Asheville River Arts District. Check the schedule at | Click Here>

Calling All Standup Comedians | Submissions are now being accepted until May 21, 2017, by the Asheville Comedy Festival, formerly known as the Laugh Your Asheville Off festival. The annual fest will be held August 9–12, 2017 | Click Here>

Vadim Bora's April Fool's Show Remembered | Anyone who remembers — and misses — the vibrancy, kindness and humor of master artist and sculptor Vadim Bora, who had a studio on Battery Park near the Flat Iron Building, will enjoy reading this March 31, 2014, article published in the Asheville Citizen-Times. | Click Here>


Dave Barry's 2011 Year in Review: The 2011 Year of Sleaze | Writes humorist Dave Barry in his first column of 2012, "It was the kind of year that made a person look back fondly on the gulf oil spill." | More>

Nek and nekkid? What do you call Asheville's latest grin and bare it and bear it event? More>

Jaxxon's Photo: Jackson Carson

Laugh Your Asheville Off continues | Asheville's biggest laugh-bash runs July 12 through July 16, 2011, at Diana Wortham Theatre. | More>

On how to keep warm | You won't be able to watch this on-the-street 15-second interview just once, guaranteed. | More>

New Original Illustration by Peter Loewer at BlackBird Frame & Art
'If it's Friday, it's Forest and Tosca.'
Peter Loewer's biting parody about how the upper-one-percent couple of Forest and Tosca lives in these mountains continues with Episode 4: "Limiting the Iconic." Click Here> 






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Tongue-On-Cheek Questions of the Week
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*Can you heat your home by 'Fire Hooping' in Asheville?
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*Can drunken Durham, NC, fraternity in danger of losing its house launch successful, hare-brained, economic fix?
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