humor http://wvxu.org en Music and Fireworks http://wvxu.org/post/music-and-fireworks <p>Independent producer Hans Anderson delivers a humorous piece about impressing the neighborhood with your fireworks on the Fourth of July, and Mark Perzel talks with&nbsp; Conductor, J.R. Cassidy as the <a href="http://kyso.org/" target="_blank">Kentucky Symphony Orchestra</a> enters its 19th summer of making beautiful music and memorable&nbsp; evenings&nbsp; in the bandshell at Covington's Devou Park.</p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Pete Rightmire 14350 at http://wvxu.org What if Darth Vader was a better dad? http://wvxu.org/post/what-if-darth-vader-was-better-dad <p>In advance of Father’s Day, Mark Perzel speaks with <strong>Jeffrey Brown</strong>, who has written and illustrated a charming book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Darth-Vader-Chronicle/dp/145210655X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1370368911&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=darth+vader+and+son"><strong>Darth Vader and Son</strong></a>, which takes an amusing look at what would happen if Darth Vader took an active parenting role with 4-year old Luke Skywalker.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 13409 at http://wvxu.org What if Darth Vader was a better dad? Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity http://wvxu.org/post/totally-mad-60-years-humor-satire-stupidity-and-stupidity <p>The classic <a href="http://www.madmagazine.com/"><strong>Mad Magazine</strong></a> is celebrating 60 years of mocking politics, entertainment and pop culture. To commemorate this anniversary, they have released a new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Totally-MAD-Years-Satire-Stupidity/dp/1618930303/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1341494077&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=totally+mad"><strong>Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity</strong></a> that includes a removable set of 12 classic Mad cover prints. Frank Johnson talks parody and longevity with <strong>Mad</strong>’s editor, <strong>John Ficarra</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:32:00 +0000 Frank Johnson 6473 at http://wvxu.org Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity The Dead Celebrity Cookbook http://wvxu.org/post/dead-celebrity-cookbook <p>As the dead rise up for Halloween, it’s not too early to think about Christmas. At least, in a maudlin (but very funny) way. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:32:00 +0000 David Delegator 5325 at http://wvxu.org The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Poetry BY Cats, Not ABOUT Cats http://wvxu.org/post/poetry-cats-not-about-cats <p>Poetry takes on a distinctly feline voice with selections such as <em>Kneel Before Me</em>, <em>Who Is That On Your Lap</em>, and <em>Some Of My Best Friends Are Dogs</em>. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:31:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 5394 at http://wvxu.org Poetry BY Cats, Not ABOUT Cats