- Greenville, South Carolina, USA
- September 24
- Barry Parham is a freelance web developer and the author of humor columns, essays and short stories. He is a music fanatic, a 1981 graduate of the University of Georgia, and a self-described eco-narcissist.
Barry is the author of "Why I Hate Straws," a 248-page collection of humor and satire, including the award-winning stories, "Going Green, Seeing Red" & "Driving Miss Conception."
In October 2010, Barry published "Sorry, We Can't Use Funny," another award-winning collection of general-topic satire and humor, and the more targeted "Blush: Politics and other unnatural acts."
"The Middle-Age of Aquarius" (2011) is Parham's 4th collection of humor, satire and observations, and features more award-winning stories, including 'Comfortably Dumb,' 'Snowblind' and 'The Zodiac Buzz-Killer.'
All titles available at amazon.com and other channels.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Fang Festival Follies
November 06, 2011 08:28PM
- We, the Other People
March 27, 2011 08:27PM
- Comfortably Dumb
October 03, 2010 03:23PM
- This Could Take A While
September 08, 2010 05:44PM
- Duke Sigmoid's Vuvuzela
August 20, 2010 04:47PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Thanks, you guys!”
March 28, 2011 08:42AM
- “What a fascinating
March 28, 2011 08:40AM
- “Great job, Steve. As we
say down here in South
Shirley is "good
March 09, 2011 09:57AM
- “Beautifully done,
February 08, 2011 09:06AM
- “Thanks, you guys.”
October 03, 2010 08:48PM
Barry Parham's Links
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(Kids. Candy. Corpses. Career politicians. Okay, no corpses.)
Well, here in my neighborhood, we've all managed to survive yet another pagan-based festival. You know the occasion - the one where diminutive, oddly-dressed strangers coalesce in the twilight to gang-beg you and your neighbors. They ma… Read full post »
(13 stars, right? No, wait. 13 stripes. Right? No, wait.)
The 2010 Census statistics are in, and they are fascinating. I'll give you a quick clue: the statistics were published in Spanish.
Now, I don't think it will come as any great huge surprise to learn that American demographi… Read full post »
(500 million witnesses, and nobody saw anything?)
According to an unconfirmed report on the internet, a man was murdered today by his own Facebook account.
If this story proves to be true, it would be the first documented case in internet history of a website killing somebody, if you… Read full post »
(Eternity. It just won't end. I think that's the point.)
Forever. Considering what we've managed to do to ourselves in just a few thousand years, humans may need a while to adjust to such a concept. We're gonna need a little time for forever.
"So this is eternity? Man.… Read full post »
(The 'aging' dance continues. And I thought eyebrow dandruff was bad.)
First of all, let's give credit where due. I tip my hat to my hero, Dave Barry, who beat me to this topic. As a result of his groundbreaking medical research, Dave has made it harder for a humorist… Read full post »
(Some call it "global warming." We call it "summer.")
August in America. It's hot. But the simple word "hot" doesn't really do justice to this collision of cruelties, this hellish mix of heat, humidity and no football. It's so hot that the TV weather people - who all have names… Read full post »
(Announcing the new Ten Commandments upgrade! Now with less guilt!)
It seemed like a good idea at the time. I had just watched a debate between an atheist and (to use… Read full post »
(Free advice. It's worth every penny.)
I'm told that life is hard, I'm owed nothing, I have to work for a living, things won't always go my way, and I may actually have to make my own house payments. Is this still America?
Numbed By Entitlement
Dear Numbed By Entitle… Read full post »
(Notes on dating and other self-inflicted wounds)
"This time, it will be different."
Count on it, single guy. Count on that shoulder-perching little imp, teasingly muttering.
No matter how terminally single a single guy is, the day is bound to come. The day when endless pizza and un… Read full post »
(Vegas voodoo, pollo politics, and one alien's quest for tenure)
Well, thanks to some over-achievers in Reno, Nevada, we're about to lose another Constitutional freedom: our inalienable right to vote while wearing a chicken costume.
According to my exhaustive research (assisted by t… Read full post »