2023 January-June

Past its Best-By Date Joke


“You’re probably wondering why I called you all here today.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 6/30/23

Humpday Ha-Ha


“Ignore it. It’s only the snooze alarm.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 6/28/23

Monday Funnies


Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 6/26/23



“The big bag is the replaced parts we’re required to return to you. The little bag is the bits we couldn’t figure out where they went.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 6/23/23

A-a-a-h-h-h, Summer!

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Enjoy it while it lasts. If you can.

Filed 6/21/23

Monday Fun


“You know what they say; location, location, location.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 6/19/23



Unamericana for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 6/16/23


Weary the Cynical Dog

Out Is In

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Turn Vice into Virtue by Acting Naturally

Filed 6/14/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

Thank You, Brother Sam and Uncle Joe

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Filed 6/12/23


Talking Heads

Need a Tip? Take a Tip. Have a Tip? Keep It.

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Filed 6/9/23


Humpday Hm-m-m

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Filed 6/7/23

Blurb Blurb Blurb

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Raves about TerryColon.com

“If you absolutely loved Terry Colon’s work for Cracked and Suck.com you’ll sort of like this site.”
—Duchess of Url

“I give it three thumbs up. Which is exaggeration or I’m a three-handed freak.”
—Polly Vinyl

“This diverting site should tickle your fancy all the way to the ground, if your fancy is at all ticklish and reaches the ground.”
—Ann Onimus

“To this reader, just about anything you find on terrycolon.com is not to be sneezed at. It’s to be read; only a buffoon uses it to wipe their nose. So go ahead and bury your nose in this site for an overdose of Colonesque fun. Just turn your head when you sneeze.”
—Howard Beale

“Pointlessly interactive with silly animation; you couldn’t ask for anything more. Well, you could, but you won’t get it.”
—Frank Kimball

“If you’ve never read it, you’re not alone.”
—Daily Dishonest

Filed 6/5/23


Let the Month Begin

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Filed 6/1/23


Thinking off the Rock


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Filed 5/30/23



“Yep, seems romance is in the air.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 5/26/23


Thinking off the Rock

Hey, Don’t Stare

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Filed 5/24/23


Another Monday Moanin

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Filed 5/22/23



“You tolled, sir?”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 5/19/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

Growing Old Disgracefully

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Filed 5/16/23


Thinking off the Rock

Testing, One, Two

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Filed 5/15/23


Brain Tweezers (Mit Dr. Sigmund Fraud)

Wished I’d Never Woked up

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Filed 5/12/23


Talking Heads

Cry Hater and Let Slip the Dogs of Woke

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Filed 5/10/23


Old Dog, New Dog, Same Trick

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Filed 5/8/23


Weary the Cynical Dog


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Filed 5/5/23

Add to Your Betterized Fauxcabulary

Pseudo Psychicistry

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Metaphysical Abilities of Dubious Value

Transmogrifry: Ability to cook any meat so it tastes like chicken

Clairnoyance: Ability to complete other peoples sentences for them

Gobbledegookery: Ability to speak in computer jargon without understanding what you’re actually talking about

Smellaportation: Ability to stink up your own and the adjoining room with a single fart

Waffellatio: Ability to agree with any side of an argument as needed

Thermbulation: Ability to walk on water at temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit

Cyclekinesis: Ability to ride a bike like riding a bike

One more addition to an almost forgotten feature:

Betterize Your Fauxcabulary

Filed 5/3/23

Something Different

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Different from what I’ve lately been mostly doing on the old site. You know, jokes and would-be jokes and cartoons and the like. Instead, a link to some science stuff. A fresh take on the atom. Also different. As in different from the standard model of the atom. I could try to explain, but why bother when others have already done it better. And with video. And in a swanky English accent. Cheers:

The Structured Atom Model

Filed 5/1/23


Friday Quickie

That Stinks for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 4/28/23


Thinking off the Rock

Hairy Thought

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Filed 4/26/23


Talking Heads

No Wonder

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Filed 4/24/23



“I just invented it. It makes sliced bread.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 4/21/23


In a Decade Far Far Away for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 4/18/23


Thinking off the Rock

Now You Think It…

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Filed 4/14/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

Who You Gonna Believe, The Establishment or Your Lying Eyes?

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Filed 4/12/23


Monday Blah Blah Blahs

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Top Twelve Things Apathetic, Indifferent, Uninterested People Don’t Give

  1. a hoot
  2. a fig
  3. a rat’s behind
  4. a rat’s patootie
  5. a rat’s ass
  6. a flying fart
  7. a darn
  8. a damn
  9. a crap
  10. a sh**
  11. a f***
  12. a flying f***

Just as well they don’t give because nobody would want to take any of the listed items anyway. Except maybe apathetic folks who could take it or leave it without caring one way or another. Whatever.

Filed 4/10/23


Talking Heads

Dollars to Donuts

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Filed 4/7/23

Boys in the Hoodie

Good Clean Fruity Funnies

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Filed 4/5/23


The Age of Fools Gold

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Filed 4/3/23



“Our word is our bond.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 3/31/23

Thinking off the Rock

Outside the Box, Frame, Panel, Thing

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Is it funny? Not very. Why do I bother?, I hear myself asking. Because, I hear myself answering, I made a New Years resolution to update the old site every single day. Three times a week. Like it or not. Turns out more not than like. Not that I always keep my New Years resolutions. Come to think of it, I never do. Just wait till next year, things will be different. I won’t be more resolved, I’ll make an easier list. Promise. Right. That’s resolved then.

Filed 3/29/23

This Is the Year That Shouldn’t, but Probably Will

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Top Ten Big and Getting Bigger Stories in 2023

  1. Price of houses
  2. Price of eggs
  3. Price of milk
  4. Cost of higher prices
  5. Price of higher costs
  6. Price of inflation
  7. Price of inflated balloons
  8. Cost of shooting down inflated balloons
  9. Web top tens go from a dime to a dollar a dozen
  10. This list is worth 8.33 cents

Filed 3/27/23



Potty Humor for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 3/24/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

As the Man Said, The Man Says

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Filed 3/22/23


All New Spring for 2023

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Filed 3/20/23



“Oh dear. Looks like your father has brought work home with him again.”

Filed in Gag Cartoon Gallery 3/17/23


Weary the Cynical Dog

Save Yourself

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Filed 3/15/23

It’s Earlier than You Think


Filed 3/13/23

Doctor Killjoke

We re Go for Joke. Go, Go, Go, Go…

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Filed 3/10/22



Out of Date Gags for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 3/8/23


Talking Heads

Ah, Progress Ivism

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Filed 3/6/23


Ah-h-h, Bliss

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Filed 3/3/23


Brain Tweezers (Mit Dr. Sigmund Fraud)

Stop Me If You’ve Heard It Before

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Filed 3/1/23

Betterize Your Fauxcabulary

Dispirit of the Times

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First comes…
Feelosophy: Set of half-baked beliefs that make you feel virtuous and superior.

Justified by…
Nincomproof: Argument so incoherent and divorced from realty only the gullible and overeducated believe it

Leading to…
Wishteria: A pandemic of wishful thinking belief in a feelosophy.

Containing many a…
Psychophant: Crazed fanatical follower of a crazier fanatical leader.

Precipitating a…
Howl Movement: Working on the premise that the louder you shout it the truer it is.

Resulting in…
Kooktopia: Basically, the inmates running the asylum.

Filed 2/27/23



It’s the Current Year for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 2/24/23


Weary the Cynical Dog

The Three Higher R's

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Filed 2/22/23


Monday Rhymes with Funday

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Filed 2/20/23

Family Friendly Fun Friday

It’s Only a Joke, Spot

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Refiled 2/17/23

Oh-Oh Word Quiz

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This quiz is all about words that… which… of… uh… there is no theme in this word quiz. But they are presented in alphabetical order, so there is that for what it’s worth. And there is a pretty animated pic at the top, too, as well, also, in addition, to boot. Only from terrycolon.com, the site that gives you more.

Click on text to select or change your answer. Double-click to unselect.


  1. furious green sleep
  2. bowl for serving primordial soup
  3. over-educated imbecile
  4. underhanded sneaky prick


  1. story with a silly lesson
  2. thin end of a sword
  3. short end of the stick
  4. slapstick rubber knife


  1. biggest big muckity-muck
  2. gremlin causing maddening glitches
  3. dimple-making machine
  4. irrepressible smart ass


  1. steaming, stinking mud puddle
  2. caste one step above untouchable
  3. urinal for women
  4. teeny-weeny ant


  1. snore inducing
  2. Czech distance runner
  3. investigative
  4. last but not least

Click for answers

(d) dastard (dăs′ tərd) Base coward; poltroon; one who performs malicious actions in a cowardly, sneaking manner.

(b) foible (foi′ bəl) 1. Weaker part of a sword blade toward the point. [2. Minor weakness or failing of character]

(a) imperator (ĭm′-pər ā-tər)
1. Absolute or supreme ruler.
2. (Imperial Rome) emperor.
3. (Republican Rome) a temporary title accorded a victorious general.

(d) pismire (pĭs′ mīr) Ant; emmet. (now go look up emmet)

zetetic (zə′ tĕ-tĭk) Proceeding by inquiry.

5 — Da ta-da da!
4 – Close but no cigar
3 – Getting colder
2 – Not even close
1 – Booby prize
0 – Prize booby

Click to close

Go to the word quiz page for the full interactive word quiz fun and excitement:

What’s That Supposed to Mean?

Filed 2/15/23


Monday Baa Baa

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Filed 2/13/23


Thinking off the Rock

I Think Therefor I Think

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Filed 2/10/23

Some New Old Jokes


H.L. Mencken once said, “The older I get the more I realize there is no wisdom in age.” On the other hand, there is humor in it. And you can quote me on any of the following.

Terry’s Top Seven Things to Realize when You’re Not Getting Old, You’re Already There

  1. Old age is the price you pay for living well past your best-by date
  2. All you need to deal with old age is youth
  3. Remember, you’re not getting older, you’re getting riper
  4. When you’re old planning for the future just gets easier all the time
  5. You may only be as young as you feel, but you won’t look it
  6. Old age is when you can’t remember when you could remember when
  7. Being old means you’re a survivor, but not for much longer

Filed 2/8/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

Curse that Darkness, There’s no Candles

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Filed 2/6/23

Friday Funnies

English Be Odd


Filed 2/3/23



Punnishment for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 2/1/23

Boys in the Hoodie

One Flu over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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Filed 1/30/23


Brain Tweezers (Mit Dr. Sigmund Fraud)

One Standard Deviation

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Filed 1/27/23


Talking Heads

Gal Tawk

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Filed 1/25/23


Groaners for 200 Dollars, Alex

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Filed 1/23/23

Oh-Oh Word Quiz

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After doing none last year, this is already the second word quiz of 2023. Might be a vintage year for vocabulary tests. Vintage, a word that comes from… ah, but that would be giving it away for some future quiz. Perhaps, maybe, could be, we’ll see.

This quiz is all about words ending in -oon, for no reason other than words ending in -oon are fun. Balloon, cartoon, spittoon, macaroon. Fun and tasty, too.

Click on text to select or change your answer. Double-click to unselect.


  1. Cross-dressing Mafioso
  2. Fire-breathing thug
  3. Head of a SE Asian tribe of headhunters (that is, a chief, not a severed head)
  4. Cavalryman who fights hand-to-hand on foot


  1. Belgian that’s almost a Frenchman
  2. Balloon frame house wall
  3. Painted-on entrance some cartoon characters can enter, some can’t; cave painting
  4. Dutch version of Humpty Dumpty


  1. Cross between a chicken and a raccoon
  2. That long pole gondoliers use to make the boat go
  3. Trapper’s cache of animal skins
  4. Wussy little fraidy-cat


  1. One trouser (half of a pair)
  2. Short-sighted dotty old buffoon
  3. Bird toe that’s on backwards
  4. Five pieces of eight (about a half doubloon; one loon)


  1. Combination fork/spoon/knife/can-opener
  2. Those weird fluted collars worn in the 1500s
  3. Handled pointy thing for stabbing and cutting people
  4. Squadron of French planes in WWI

Click for answers

(d) dragoon (drə gōōn′) Cavalryman who fights on horseback and/or on foot.

(a) Walloon (wä′-lōōn) A member of a people of southern and southeastern Belgium and adjacent parts of France.

(d) poltroon (pōl trōōn′) Lazy, idle fellow; a sluggard; a fellow without spirit or courage; a dastard; a coward.

(b) pantaloon (păn′ tə lōōn) Commedia dell’arte character, usually a skinny old dotard wearing spectacles, slippers, and tight-fitting trousers and stockings. [Hence, pantaloons (with an S) loose-fitting usually shorter than ankle-length trousers]

(c) spadroon (spə′ drön) Light straight short sword (suitable for both cutting and thrusting)

5 — Woo-Hoo!
4 – Oooh
3 – Oh, OK
2 – So-so
1 – Oh-oh
0 – Big fat O-fer

Click to close

Go to the word quiz page for the full interactive word quiz fun and excitement:

What’s That Supposed to Mean?

Filed 1/6/23

Ask a Stupid Question, Get a Stupid Answer –Or in This Case, a Good Laugh

Below are seven actual questions actually put to actual tour guides as collected by Travel Industry of America. Mouseover each tourist in the pic and they’ll ask a stupid question in typical cartoon word balloon style.


Mouseover the tourists to get the stupid questions

Filed 1/18/23


Kurmudgeon Kat

Anomie In the Offing

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Filed 1/16/23

Three in One Fun

We Was Playin’ Chess and…

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Mouseover the tabs to see the “punchlines.”

Filed 1/14/23


Did You Know…

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Filed 1/11/23


Words of Wizdumb

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Filed 1/9/23

Words of the Times for 2022 (But Will still Be Going Strong in 2023)

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Haven’t done one of these in a long while, but what the hey, let’s revisit the old dictionary pop quiz bit fun. You say you don’t find the dictionary pop quiz bit all that fun? There’s a word for people like you, though you won’t find it in the quiz, so there. Ha ha, I’ll have my fun without you.


  1. Looking like a prototypical work cubicle, only without the charm
  2. Like a nitpicking busybody
  3. Sporting a shiny badge and a pretentious title
  4. Marked by bloat and inefficiency; bureaucratic


  1. To flex one’s chest muscles alternately in rhythmic fashion
  2. etc…


  1. A person who is neither friend nor foe…


  1. A hole in the sole of a shoe…


  1. Progressive from another planet (or planetoid, nobody is sure)…

Go to the word quiz page for the full interactive word quiz fun and excitement:

What’s That Supposed to Mean?

Filed 1/6/23


That Was the Year That Couldn’t

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Top Ten Things That Didn’t Quite Happen in 2022

  1. King Charles fires court jester for “Who died and left you boss?” wisecrack
  2. Robots hijack self-driving cars and… I have no punchline for that
  3. FBI Exposed: People finally realize what “follow me” on Twitter really means
  4. DC bureaucrats reclassify natives as Unhyphenated-Americans
  5. New computer keyboards made with single alt key at lower left, the alt right key disappears
  6. IQ scores continue declining; nobody understands it
  7. Progressive mathematicians liberate calculations from oppressive “equals” sign (=) with more inclusive “feels like” sign (♥)
  8. Poll finds 115% of voters believe voting is 150% honest
  9. Uncle Sam replaced by Big Momma!
  10. Argentina beats French Africa to win World Cup

Filed 1/4/23


Talking Heads

Happy New Year!

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Yep. The terrycolon.com robot moster has been at work behind the scenes retweaking or whatever the old site. No human input require. No human readership needed. The virtual future is now. Deal with it.

terrycolon.com New and Improvements for 2023

That’s it. That’s it? Yep, that’s all. Which is it, it or all? All of it. Sorry I asked.

And lucky you, 364 more days of the same sort of nonsense. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Filed 1/1/23