My friends are a bunch of clowns. My blogging, virtual friends, that is. My blog roll was getting to be longer than the face of a last-place race horse, taking up too much space on the right sidebar. So I decided to create a separate page for my favourite bloggers. Why clowns? Because they are - in a good way. I've long been fascinated by clowns, going back to Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp, Emmet Kelly, Red Skelton, Howdy Doody's Clarabell (pictured above) and even Crusty from the Simpsons. And I grew up as a kid watching Kiddo the Clown as a tyke in Toronto. So to refer to my blogging buddies as clowns is appropriate and complimentary.
On Bunch of Clowns, accessible by clicking on the clown picture in the right side bar, you'll be able to access all my favourites and there's a direct link to HumorBloggersDotCom, the mother house of all that's funny on the interwebz. In keeping with the a "circus" theme, I've called the HBDC links The Big Top.
A Little Song A Little Dance groups the blogs I visit, if not daily, several times a week. These guys are the creme de la creme of humour bloggers, and always make me laugh. You've probably seen many of their names around because they also include my top commenters.
A Little Seltzer Down Your Pants lists the blogs I try to visit on a regular basis, but probably less frequently than the others. Hey, a guy can only do so much! Some times real life gets in the way, you know! I guess you could call these guys the creme de la rest of them.
Take a walk through my links and visit some of these folks. They're funny people. You won't be disappointed.
BTW, A Little Song A Little Dance A Little Seltzer Down Your Pants was the philosophy of the fictional Chuckles the Clown from the Mary Tyler Moore show and the episode "Chuckles Bites the Dust", often referred to as the funniest half-hour on television.
In the meantime, did you hear the one about:
Two cannibals were eating a clown when one turns to the other and says, "Does this taste funny to you?"
Hey! Today's the last day to enter the caption contest. Winner announced tomorrow.