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Monday, October 31, 2005

A 'Seinfeld' Halloween
Sure-fire formula for a fun time: Mix a favorite holiday with a favorite TV show. A friend's shindig had 3 Soup Nazis, 6 Junior Mint-wielding doctors, and "Crazy" Joe Davola* (left). Other costumes:



Who's who: 2. Bubble Boy (Deb Humpl). 3. The Big Salad (Kathy Miller). 4. A product Elaine used (Deana Weiser). 5. A doc with an odd name (Jay Weiser).

Sorry, I didn't get a picture of Sue Ellen Mischke.

*Davola (portrayed by Dave Miller) dressed as an opera clown after Elaine dumped him.



The Lighter Side



Cartoonists Also Take Aim at VP Cheney's Misfire
Click names below to see smart-alecky art.
Tony Auth, Philadelphia Inquirer

Steve Benson, Arizona Republic.

Sandy Huffaker, CagleCartoons.com.

Mike Luckovich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Gary Varvel, Indianapolis Star
Other links: Story. EditorialCartoonists.com.



Once a year for six years, The Inquirer's "Kid's Talk" column asked, "Heard any good jokes lately?" Now, we've collected the best answers, along with some great children's illustrations, just for Early Word.
Kids' Joke Book, Part 1.
Kids' Joke Book, Part 2.
Kids' Joke Book, Part 3.


More the Merrier
• Tony Auth cartoons
• Tanya Barrientos Unconventional Wisdom
• Spilled Inq Celebrity news


Short. But with a Philly twist. Know of a smart remark you'd like to share? Maybe you said it, or heard it, or just made it up. One sentence is best. Email it. Use a nickname or go nameless. See the list.


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