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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

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Laugh Lines, R.I.P.

A note to readers: This post is the last for the Laugh Lines blog, started three years ago as a place for amusing stuff on the Web, curated to the sensibilities of Times readers. The blog's end is a function of the reality of limited...Show More Summary

Leno: 'Sweating More Than Sarah'

Monologue | Thursday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC: We have some wonderful news. B.P. announced they successfully capped the oil leak. The oil leak has stopped. I am so glad they were able to nip this thing in the bud.

Letterman: 'A Brand-New House'

Monologue | Thursday night on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on CBS: You remember Bill Clinton? Bill and Hillary went out and bought a brand-new house in upstate New York. He's still keeping the old place to use as a bachelor ...

Fallon: 'The Cap is Working'

Monologue | Thursday night on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on NBC: B.P. just announced that the containment cap is working and no oil is leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Well, that was easy.

Leno: 'Engaged to Be Married'

Monologue | Wednesday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC: President Obama announced the appointment of a new White House budget director, which is pretty surprising. You know the White House has a budget director? What the hell has he been doing?

Letterman: 'This Just In'

Monologue | Wednesday night on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on CBS: This just in. President Obama is looking into trading Mel Gibson to Russia.

Your Jokes: 'The Next Thunderstorm'

Your Jokes | George Steinbrenner, the New York Yankees owner, has passed away at 80. This just in -- all of the "Angels in the Outfield" have been traded. -- Bill Littlejohn, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Leno: 'We Can't Get Osama'

Monologue | Tuesday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC: A lot of people continue to be very upset by the fact that we can't get Osama bin laden. Osama bin laden? We can't even get Roman Polanski.

Letterman: 'The Big Spy Swap'

Monologue | Tuesday night on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on CBS: If you know anything about the big spy swap here in New York City, there were ten spies and they were running around New York City stealing secrets. They arranged a big spy swap. It was very exciting. We sent them ten spies, and they sent us four spies, plus a Cuban pitcher.

'Steinbrenner' on 'Seinfeld'

Video | Evidence of the cultural reach of the late Yankees owner.

Leno: 'Congratulations to Spain'

Monologue | Monday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC: Let me say congratulations to Spain. They won the World Cup yesterday. Spanish people all over the world celebrated in the streets, except of course, in Arizona.

Leno: 'People Got Confused'

Monologue | Friday night on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on NBC: Well, last night, in a special one-hour show on ESPN, LeBron James addressed the nation. And a lot of people got confused. In fact, when Glenn Beck saw it, he called LeBron a Muslim and demanded to see his birth certificate.

Letterman: 'Happy With the New Cap'

Monologue | Monday night on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on CBS: I thought this was nice. Earlier today, President Obama invited Mel Gibson and his girlfriend to the White House for a beer.

Fallon: 'The Apartment is Amazing'

Monologue | Monday night on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on NBC: Rush Limbaugh just sold his penthouse in New York for $11 million. The apartment is amazing. It has a 24-hour doorman and a 24-hour pharmacy.

Your Jokes: 'Guns in Churches'

Your Jokes | A new law in Louisiana allows guns in churches. Parishioners can go to study the four Gospels. Matthew, Mark, Smith and Wesson. -- Alan Ray, Stockton, Calif.

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Your Jokes: 'Loud, Obnoxious Noise'

Your Jokes | What's the difference between vuvuzela and the leader of Venezuela? One is a tool that makes loud, obnoxious noise. The other is a horn used by fans at sporting events. -- Israel Carrasco, Anaheim, Calif.

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