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Sunday November 19, 2017

Think the war between the sexes has finally drawn to a close? Then just try sending your husband on a supermarket errand for you, says gentle humorist Jeanne Robertson.

'Twas the season before Christmas, and all through the air
Travelers hustled and bustled, burdened down with their cares.

When what to our wondering eyes did appear
But this brilliant commercial that resurrected our cheer.

So spring to this YouTube with no doubt nor dismissal;
let cynicism drift off like the down on a thistle.

Witness the power of generosity to make melancholy disappear.
As we wish a joyful Christmas to all, and to all a good year!

See how it's done, through the lens of this classic guru of farm- and food-news reporting.

Nebraska's favorite comic native son demonstrates the naturally intimate personal humor that so endeared him to late night television audiences for 30 years in this hilarious Thanksgiving ad-lib with band leader Doc Severinsen from 1979.

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