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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 Malibu, 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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Foot-Long Lungfish Removed From Man's Bowels:  In what is being described as a rather bizarre operation, Brazilian surgeons have removed a mammoth, foot-long eel-like lungfish fish from a man’s bowels.  Perhaps the only thing more bizarre would be if the doctor had decided to use a fi/… Read full post »

Lady Gaga Buys Malibu Estate With Bowling Alley:  The LA Times is reporting that Lady Gaga has bought a $23 million Malibu estate that includes a 2-lane Brunswick bowling alley.  Ironically, all she told the relator was to find her a property that’s so quiet, you can hear a pin drop.… Read full post »

Fireball Whiskey Recalled Over a Sweetener Used in Antifreeze:  Bottles of Fireball whiskey, the insanely-popular, cinnamon-flavored, frat-house favorite, are being recalled in some European countries—because it’s got too much of chemical used in antifreeze inside.  Regulators s/… Read full post »

Vasectomies on the Rise During Great Recession:  A new poll finds that men are now 35% more likely to get a vasectomy now than before the great recession.  Well, when the economy’s going down the tubes, you’ve gotta make cuts somewhere.



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OCTOBER 26, 2014 11:36PM

Evil Clown Terror Spreading in France

Evil Clown Terror Spreading in France:  A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where police arrested 14 people dressed as clowns who were carrying pistols, knives and baseball bats.  What a bunch of Bozos.  Makes you wonder what c/… Read full post »

Hawaii Officials Warn of Possible Lava Evacuation:  Authorities on the Big Island of Hawaii have told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation as molten rock about 160 to 230 feet wide and moving northeast at about 10 yards per hour edges closer to/… Read full post »

China Completes First Mission to Moon and Back:  China has launched its first space mission to the moon and back, the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious program to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth's only natural satellite.  Guess we don’t have to ask what kind of f/… Read full post »

OCTOBER 23, 2014 9:16PM

New Duckbill Dinosaur Uncovered

New Duckbill Dinosaur Uncovered:  Scientists have uncovered a powerful dinosaur in Mongolia they’re calling Deinocheirus, that was 16 feet tall, 36 feet long, weighed seven tons, had a duckbill on its head and a hump-like sail on its back that some researchers say can only be described as/… Read full post »

OCTOBER 23, 2014 9:16PM

New Duckbill Dinosaur Uncovered

New Duckbill Dinosaur Uncovered:  Scientists have uncovered a powerful dinosaur in Mongolia they’re calling Deinocheirus, that was 16 feet tall, 36 feet long, weighed seven tons, had a duckbill on its head and a hump-like sail on its back that some researchers say can only be described as/… Read full post »

UK Man Faked Coma for Two Years to Avoid Court:  British police were able to catch a fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for  over two years to avoid prosecution by his supermarket loyalty card usage that allowed them to film him driving and strolling around su/… Read full post »

Researchers Say Any Physical Activity Can Lower Alzheimer's Risk:  While its well documented that exercise can lower the risk of Alzheimer's in seniors, a group of researchers are claiming that any kind of physical activity, such as washing dishes, cooking, cleaning and gardening also significan/… Read full post »

OCTOBER 20, 2014 11:29PM

Working Overtime Linked to Depression

Working Overtime Linked to Depression:  A new study found that people who work a lot of overtime have a more-than-doubled risk of a major depressive episode, compared with those who work the standard eight-hour day.  Researches say the workers don’t immediately become depressed, it ju/… Read full post »

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections:  Fecal transplants to restore good gut bacteria can be life-saving for people with stubborn bacterial infections that do not respond to antibiotics, but the procedure is awkward, requiring a donation of fresh feces - usually from a relative -/… Read full post »

Carnival Cruise Ship Returning to Texas after Ebola Concern:  A company spokeswoman says a Carnival Magic cruise ship was en route back to the United States on Saturday with a passenger from Texas who might have handled specimens of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States but is c/… Read full post »

Most of California Man's Body Eaten by Black Bear:  Authorities believe a 65-year-old Northern California man who was found over half-eaten by a black bear outside of his trailer in a remote area, had most likely died earlier of a heart attack before being eaten.  So much for the advice the/… Read full post »

Preliminary Tests Say Yale Student Doesn’t Have Ebola:  Preliminary tests show that a Yale University graduate student evaluated at a Connecticut hospital for Ebola-like symptoms does not have the disease.  Clinicians did find that the patient was suffering from an overinflated ego as/Read full post »

SC Governor Defends Confederate Flag at Statehouse:  South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) says there was no need to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds because she can’t think of a single CEO who has ever complained about it.  On the other hand, I can&rsq/Read full post »

Noah’s Ark Theme Park Warned Over Hiring Practices:  The developer of a Noah’s Ark-based theme park in Kentucky said he would fight for his religious rights after state officials warned he could lose millions in potential tax credits if he continues to hire only people who believe in/Read full post »

1000-Year Old Viking Treasure Hoard Found in Scotland: A hoard of Viking gold and silver artifacts dating back over 1,000 years has been discovered by a treasure hunter with a metal detector in Scotland, in a find hailed by experts as one of the country's most significant. Of course because these/Read full post »

Bakersfield Reporting Armed Clowns are Scaring Citizens:  Police say reports are coming in of sightings of creepy-looking clowns, carrying knives and other weapons, frightening people in the central California city of Bakersfield.  One of the perpetrators, who actually turned out to be a mi/Read full post »

OCTOBER 12, 2014 12:00AM

Nazi Driver Education Film Discovered

Nazi Driver Education Film Discovered:  Archivists at the Library of Congress recently discovered a "Nazi Driver Education Film,” made just before WW II and showing the rather bizarre and frightening German driving culture of the time.  Now some may say its just not Reich to make joke/Read full post »

Seller Willing to Swap Detroit House for iPhone 6:  The owner of a dilapidated house in one of Detroit’s hardest hit neighborhoods is actually offering to trade his house for an Apple iPhone 6.  Gee, I have the iPhone 6 Plus - wonder if he’d be willing to throw in his/Read full post »

Funeral Homes Explore New Economic Opportunities:  USA Today reports that in this uncertain economy, funeral homes are finding new income possibilities by hosting other events, such as weddings and parties.  One thing’s for sure, if you’re going to a party at a funeral home, it/Read full post »

Man Killed After Being Stung By 800,000 Bees:  An Arizona man died and another was injured when a swarm of 800,000 angry bees escaped an attic and began attacking them.  I find this story simply appollen.  On the other hand, what else would it bee?



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New York Appeals Court To Weigh Legal Rights Of Chimps:  A New York appeals court will soon consider whether chimpanzees are entitled to "legal personhood" in what experts say is the first case of its kind, extending rights historically reserved for humans to other intelligent animals.  Cri/Read full post »