“Taking the time to polish a pun or fine-tune a practical joke is a way of saying, I’m thinking about you and I want to please you.”
Andrew Hudgins on his marriage built on laughter, adapted from his new collection of essays, The Joker: A Memoir.

“Taking the time to polish a pun or fine-tune a practical joke is a way of saying, I’m thinking about you and I want to please you.”

Andrew Hudgins on his marriage built on laughter, adapted from his new collection of essays, The Joker: A Memoir.

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    I used to have Steve Miller Band’s “The Joker” as my ringtone. How tempted have I ever been to bring it back!
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    That is the hoped-for interpretation, anyway. There’s also a bit of “heh this is going to be hilarious” in there.
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    Pun-polisher.
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    Andrew Hudgins’s poetry is served a bit silly, as well. His new collection A CLOWN AT MIDNIGHT is available tomorrow.
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