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by Johnny Robish

Johnny Robish

Johnny Robish
Malibu, California, USA
October 01
Rubbish In, Robish Out!
Johnny Robish is an actor, stand-up comic and joke/humor writer who lives in Woodland Hills, California. Most recently, Johnny had a weekly humor column entitled “Kauai Komedy” in The Garden Island, Kauai’s main newspaper before moving back to Malibu. A committed writer, Johnny has often stated that “the only time I’m really happy is when I’m sitting in front of a typewriter. Unfortunately, there are no typewriters anymore, so I’m just miserable all the time.” A favorite at comedy clubs all over the western United States, Johnny’s humor has also been published in such diverse venues as the LA Times “Laugh Lines”, medical journals, trade publications, dozens of company newsletters, humor magazines and numerous internet sites such as The Malibu Patch, Curve Wire,, AARP, DailyComedy.Com, FunnyFirm.Com, How Sick Is That? and Peter Bergman’s Radio Free OZ which also features TV’s John Goodman, Edie McClurg and Paul Krassner. Johnny has also written for road comics including Taylor Negron, Mel Kohl, Marti Schauer and Jere Evans.

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Apple's Thinnest And Lightest MacBook Ever:  Apple has just announced a new MacBook which has a retina display and is lighter and 4mm thinner than any MacBook that ever came before it.  Now I don’t wanna sound like an Apple fanboy, but come on.  Just as I was thinking to myselfRead full post »

Worldwide Celebration of International Women's Day:  Men and women from around the world gathered today at the United Nations to mark International Women's Day with a march to Times Square, joining voices globally demanding gender equity.  OK, but is it just me who finds it a bit odd that I/… Read full post »

South Korean Man Offers Dog Meat Soup to Injured US Ambassador:  Hospital officials say a well-wishing, elderly South Korean man tried to offer dog meat soup - which some South Koreans believe helps patients recover from surgery - to injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert, who is recovering from a/… Read full post »

Tulsa Architectural Firm Proposes Tornado-Shaped Tower:  A Tulsa, Oklahoma architectural firm has proposed building a controversial tornado-shaped tower that would allow the city’s skyline to pay homage to the massive wind storms that frequently ravage the landscape in the area.  WhenRead full post »

Man Drives to Attorney's Office With Dead Body in Truck:  Florida detectives are investigating the case of a man who said he shot his neighbor in self-defense during a scuffle involving a gun and then threw the dead body in the bed of his pickup truck and drove right over to/… Read full post »

World's Oldest Person Doesn’t Think 117 Years is That Long:  Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person at 117, surprised everyone at her 117th birthday celebration by stating that living 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time at all.  I can see where 117 wouldn’t seem like su/… Read full post »

MARCH 3, 2015 11:52PM

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs:  U.S. retailer Target Corp announced it plans to cut several thousand jobs as part of a restructuring that will cut $2 billion in costs over two years.  Smart move because now, about the only place those people who got laid-off will be able to afford/… Read full post »

Judge Cuts Sentences in Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks:  In a controversial move, a judge has reduced the prison sentences for members of a breakaway Amish group who were charged with “hate-crimes” for chopping-off the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith.  In response,/… Read full post »

Fire Breaks Out at Disney’s Small World Ride:  Park officials say a small fire broke out at Disneyland's “It's a Small World” attraction, though no one was injured and the ride was not damaged.  While there were no injuries, the fire threatens to play over and over again i/… Read full post »

Italian Scientist Claims Head Transplants Only Two Years Away:  An Italian scientist is claiming that he’s a mere two years away from being able to do real-life human head transplants.  Yea, and as long as groups like ISIL are still in business, they’ll always be an abundant sup/… Read full post »

Woman Knocked Unconscious in Egg-Throwing Incident:  Seattle police are searching for a vandal who hurled an egg at a woman standing outside a local bar, striking her in the head and knocking her unconscious in an apparently random, drive-by attack.  Wow, that’s just rotten, but lucki/… Read full post »

Madonna Takes Hard Fall During UK Performance:  The internet is buzzing about the hard fall Madonna took at the Brit Awards - the UK's version of the Grammys - when her cape became tangled and dragged her backwards to the floor.  Fortunately, like so many her age, she is a Life/… Read full post »

Donald Trump Serious About 2016 Presidential Run:  The Washington Post is reporting that Donald Trump is ramping-up and serious about a 2016 presidential run, adding to a growing pool of potential Republican candidates.  Those close to the Trump camp say that if anyone dares to mention his/… Read full post »

Alaska Decriminalizes Small Amounts of Marijuana:  Alaska has become the first red state to legalize the smoking, growing, and owning of small amounts of marijuana, bringing the decriminalization movement to a conservative stronghold.  All I can say is, if Sarah Palin thought she could see/… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 24, 2015 12:48AM

Mexican Wolves Thriving in US Again

Mexican Wolves Thriving in US Again:  Once driven to the brink extinction in the United States, the population of Mexican wolves has doubled in the past five years to over 100.  Wonder how they know they’re Mexican wolves?  Do they bark or howl in Spanish?  While some expres/… Read full post »

Old Billy the Kid Hideout for Sale at $545,000:  An artistically updated home which was the one-time hideout of Billy the Kid, has sold for $545,000 in the preserved Old West town of Lincoln, New Mexico.  Wow, that’s a pretty fancy hideout.  I’d like to get the name of Bill/… Read full post »

California State Assembly Approves Chemical Cremation:  The California State Assembly passed a bill that will allow corpses to be chemically dissolved as an alternative to being burned.  Who the hell authored that law, Tony Soprano?

Chemical Cremation 

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FEBRUARY 20, 2015 11:54PM

Frozen Niagara Falls Drawing Tourists

Frozen Niagara Falls Drawing Tourists:  A hardy stream of tourists have been gathering to photograph a totally frozen Niagara Falls, which has been displaying an extraordinary crystalline spectacle.  Park officials say the place is frozen so rock-solid that they may be forced to rename the/… Read full post »

Alligator Bites Off Swimming Florida Teen's Arm:  State wildlife officials report that an alligator at least 10 feet long lunged at a teen swimming in a river and bit off a his right arm.  On a positive note, the kid is now considered a shoe-in for the Captain Hook role in/… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 18, 2015 11:39PM

Vast Bed of Metal Balls Found in Deep Sea

Vast Bed of Metal Balls Found in Deep Sea:  A vast bed of metal balls has been found scattered along the seafloor in waters between 16,400 feet and 18,000 feet deep by scientists who were trolling for deep-sea creatures between South America and Africa.  One thing’s for sure, you&rsqu/… Read full post »

Many Adult California Children Back Living With Parents:  New data shows that more Southern California young adults are living with their parents than in most other regions of the country.  I once considered moving back in with my parents, but abandoned the idea because they’re both d/… Read full post »

Middle School Coach Bites Off Part of Opposing Coach’s Ear:  In one of the more troubling incidents in recent youth sports history, a Massachusetts middle school assistant basketball coach attacked and bit off part of the opponent coach’s ear after losing a 6th grade basketball champ/… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 16, 2015 12:18AM

Apple Working on Driverless Top-Secret Car

Apple Working on Driverless Top-Secret Car:  New details are spilling out about Apple’s top-secret car, with multiple sources reporting that Apple is now building its own driverless car instead of just creating car-centric software.  Of course it would have to be driverless, you can&r/… Read full post »

Korean Air Heiress Gets One Year Over Nut Rage Incident:  An onboard tantrum dubbed "nut rage,” has led to a one-year prison sentence for Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, who delayed a flight at JFK after she flew into a rage because the head of cabin service in first class served/… Read full post »

Utah House Approves Firing Squad Executions:  The GOP controlled Utah House of Representatives approved a measure that would once again allow for executions by firing squad.  Word has it that the measure only passed after drawing and quartering was taken off the table.  Of course, anot/… Read full post »