Joe Bob's America

It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Party Doll

GETTYSBURG, Pa.—So I was planning to write a cute little feature article about the guys ...

Joe Bob's America

George Carlin

You’re Not Allowed to Laugh at That!

RALEIGH, N.C.—The stand-up comedy stage is the last place where you can speak without a ...

Joe Bob's America

Please Don’t Kill Yourself, That’s Our Job!

NEW YORK—There’s a moment in the cult film Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2—we all ...

Joe Bob's America

Legislating Lethal Ladies Leggings

NEW YORK—As far as I can tell, there are six warring factions in the Leggings Wars. Fir...

Joe Bob's America

Martin Scorsese in Hugo

Movie Directors Apologize? Really?

NEW YORK—Last week a $57 million movie flopped and the director apologized. He didn’t ...

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My Pilot’s Nickname Is “Bottom Gun”

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.—I have this strong suspicion that the airlines are lying to us every t...

Joe Bob's America

I Knew a Guy Who Was LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ

RICHMOND, Va.—I meet a lot of people. I meet a lot of people at horror conventions and ...

Politics

Who Cut the Balls Off San Francisco?

MONTREAL—So now San Francisco is banning e-cigarettes, because a City Council member dis...

Politics

This Guy Really Needs a Lawyer So Let’s Not Give Him One

KANSAS CITY—If you asked any American in, say, 1963 what he thought of the right to lega...

Joe Bob's America

Baristas Are Slowly Going Insane

JACKSONVILLE—First Starbucks had that incident in Philadelphia where two guys were arres...

Joe Bob's America

If You Don’t Shut Up, I’m Gonna Blockchain Your Ass

PITTSBURGH—Guys, you’re probably wondering what you get for your five mil when you buy...

Joe Bob's America

J. Frank Dobie

Goddammit, Don, Too Soon. Too Soon.

PHOENIX—The last time I saw Don Graham, we were talking about all the Canadian students ...

Joe Bob's America

My Byline Is Joe Bob By-God Briggs

CHICAGO—We used to make fun of anybody who would be so arrogant as to put a byline on hi...

Joe Bob's America

I Could Have Been Such a Charming Serial Killer

CLEVELAND—Back in my acting days, I always wanted to be cast as the boyfriend/husband/ch...