Easier To Read Than Most

Large print's got nothin' on me! My stuff is "Dick and Jane" easy!

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Big Words At A Minimum

Lots of prepositions in my writing. Of. The. To. At. (Get the picture?)

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Laughs Come Frequently

If not for the humor, for the typos and awkward social references

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Books Aren't Real Expensive

"Expensive" is a relative term. Forego dinner tonight - buy my books!

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To The Wheeler Class of ’77

My latest book, Surviving The Smoke Hole & Other High School Accomplishments, has just been released. Needless to say, I hope all of you and several million more people buy it so I can retire. It is a personal book. At least, as personal as I will get. I hope you enjoy it and it […]

The New One! Buy It Now Before It Is ...

It’s New!  It’s Bold!  It’s Groovy, baby! It’s a page-turning laugh-fest from cover to cover! (Just click on the picture above and it will take you to Amazon where you can get your very own copy to read as much as you like.  …AND NO ONE CAN STOP YOU!)

Humor Me: The Grass Keeps Right On Gr...

  The grass keeps right on growing The sun goes right on shining, there are apples on the apple tree. Ain’t life a funny thing? Flowers bloom and birds still sing and everything’s the same except for me .  ~ Gloria Shayne You know, I thought I wouldn’t have to write this blog post. I thought, […]

Funny Stuff: Growing Up Catholic

This is a new feature about stuff (books, records, tv shows and movies)     I am not a Catholic, although I have great respect for the Roman Catholic Church.  I was raised as an Evangelical in the South and everything that entails. I’ve been to revival meetings, lock-ins, etc, just about everything except Speaking in Tongues […]

Q & A

Name? Alan Manis. Do you have any nicknames? Boy, do I ever. Let’s see. Al. Ally Poo (don’t ask). Mayonnaise.  May-nASS. Manis The Anus. How tall are you? 5′ 6″ Really? Yes, really.  Why would I pick 5′ 6″? Because it sounds better than 5′ 5″.  What are your strengths and weaknesses as a writer? […]

This is it!

Treat yourself to two scoops of “Ahead and Humor Me”  You’ll feel better about yourself…

Soon And Very Soon

Something good is going to happen soon. For real.

Humor Me: No Offense

On the behalf of myself and the other Boomer parents, I would like to apologize to the world for creating the most spoiled rotten bunch of weenies ever to step forth on earth. Which is an accomplishment itself considering we the worst until this current crop came along. Most of our parents were raised during The Depression.  […]

The Gettyburg Address by President Tr...

The Gettysburg Address if given by Donald Trump Fourscore and seven years ago which I think is 87 years, give or take a couple of years, our fathers who all had terrible hair and people criticize my hair which is fabulous, brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to […]

Humor Me: I Hope You Wobble

This is sort of late in life to announce this: I am a dancing fool. Actually, more “fool” than anything else, but I have decided that at weddings, class reunions, etc not to be a stick in the mud, but to actually get out on the floor and boogie. Getting out on the floor and […]