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Fatman and the Boy Blunder

CHalloween was one of my favorite holidays as a kid. I loved the fact that, for one day out of the year, I could pretend to be someone else. It’s not that I didn’t like who I was, but the idea that you could put on a mask and a cape and turn yourself into...

The Daily Smile—Time Travel Dream

Have you ever had a really awesome dream and not want to wake up from it? I did last night. It was one of those dreams where after I woke up I was disappointed that I wasn’t still in it. I traveled back in time to the 1980s and went back to my hometown of...

The Daily Smile Day 9-Does it Count?

It’s fair to say that this Easter is unlike any I can remember. Instead of heading to a church for mass, we watched a live stream on TV. To add to the realism, Nicole came in a few minutes late and Maggie showed up during the closing hymn.  I decided to dress up...

Pat Oates

Pat Oates is a comedian, author, podcaster and comedy advice writer. He has been performing stand-up comedy for over 12 years and has appeared on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates, E’s Talk Soup, and The Anthony Cumia Show with Dave Landau. In this interview, Pat...

The Daily Smile Day 8—The Rule of 3s

The sun was shining through the window of our bedroom this morning and I must say it was a very pleasant way to wake up. As I smiled at the warmth hitting my face, I heard the unmistakable sound of my dog Murphy coming up the stairs. He’s been sleeping...